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: SEM 201, 301 or 310. Open to third- and fourth-year students.
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: SEM 201, 301 or 310. Open to third- and fourth-year students.
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: SEM 311. Open to third- and fourth-year students.
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: SEM 311. Open to third- and fourth-year students.
This course offers an in-depth study of the design and application of performance, training and safety management practices within organizations. Typical topics include: performance measures and processes, employee learning, needs analysis, training methods, training delivery, training evaluation, career planning & development, occupational health and safety. An overarching goal is to emphasize the strategic value of these development activities for both employees and the organization. Open to all Business students. Not open to first year students.