Ross Bradford

Lecturer, Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Management

Contact

Lecturer, Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Management
Email
ross.bradford@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-5819
Address
3-20C Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6

Courses

SMO 311 - HRM: Managing the Work Force in Canada

This course is a general overview of human resource management issues in organizations. It focuses on reward systems, the design of work, legal issues, union-management relationships, staffing, and training and development. Prerequisite: SMO 201, 301 or 310. Open to third- and fourth-year students.

Fall Term 2020
SMO 404 - Interpersonal Communication and Team Management

This course provides an understanding of interpersonal (or face-to-face) communication process and presents opportunities for personal skill development. Students should expect to engage in role play and to receive feedback on their personal style of communication. Topics include team communication, supervisory-subordinate relationships, influence and persuasion, conflict management, and performance appraisal. Prerequisite: SMO 201, 301 or 310. Open to third- and fourth-year students.

Fall Term 2020
SMO 412 - Effective Negotiations

This is a comprehensive study of negotiation theory and practice. A negotiation simulation is conducted to provide an understanding of how theory translates into practice. Prerequisite: SMO 201, 301 or 310. Open to third- and fourth-year students.

Winter Term 2021
SMO 414 - Work Force Planning

This Human Resource Management course examines how a company interacts with the labor market to ensure that it has the right number and skill mix of employees. Part of the course involves a field research project in which students critique the work force plan of a local company. Pre- or corequisite: SMO 311. Open to third- and fourth-year students.

Winter Term 2021
SMO 415 - Staffing

This Human Resource Management course is focused on the philosophy and procedures used in obtaining and maintaining an efficient work force. Topics include recruitment, selection and training. Pre- or corequisite: SMO 311. Open to third- and fourth-year students.

Winter Term 2021

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