Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 20

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
HRMD 610 Issues and Practices in Human Resource Management (3)
Strongly recommended as the first course in the human resources management specialization. An overview of the human resource management profession, including the theories, research, and issues related to human resource management within modern organizations. The roles, responsibilities, relationships, functions, and processes of human resource management are discussed from a systems perspective. Expectations of various stakeholders, such as government, employees, labor organizations, staff/line management, and executive management, are explored. Particular attention is given to the general legal principles and provisions that govern human resource activities. The specialty areas of employee relations, staffing, human resource development, compensation, and organizational development are described. Current topics, such as human resource information systems and globalization, are addressed.
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82838 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Keaton, Frederick M Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 610 Issues and Practices in Human Resource Management (3)
Strongly recommended as the first course in the human resources management specialization. An overview of the human resource management profession, including the theories, research, and issues related to human resource management within modern organizations. The roles, responsibilities, relationships, functions, and processes of human resource management are discussed from a systems perspective. Expectations of various stakeholders, such as government, employees, labor organizations, staff/line management, and executive management, are explored. Particular attention is given to the general legal principles and provisions that govern human resource activities. The specialty areas of employee relations, staffing, human resource development, compensation, and organizational development are described. Current topics, such as human resource information systems and globalization, are addressed.
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82839 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mills, Joette V Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 610 Issues and Practices in Human Resource Management (3)
Strongly recommended as the first course in the human resources management specialization. An overview of the human resource management profession, including the theories, research, and issues related to human resource management within modern organizations. The roles, responsibilities, relationships, functions, and processes of human resource management are discussed from a systems perspective. Expectations of various stakeholders, such as government, employees, labor organizations, staff/line management, and executive management, are explored. Particular attention is given to the general legal principles and provisions that govern human resource activities. The specialty areas of employee relations, staffing, human resource development, compensation, and organizational development are described. Current topics, such as human resource information systems and globalization, are addressed.
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83113 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Keaton, Frederick M Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 610 Issues and Practices in Human Resource Management (3)
Strongly recommended as the first course in the human resources management specialization. An overview of the human resource management profession, including the theories, research, and issues related to human resource management within modern organizations. The roles, responsibilities, relationships, functions, and processes of human resource management are discussed from a systems perspective. Expectations of various stakeholders, such as government, employees, labor organizations, staff/line management, and executive management, are explored. Particular attention is given to the general legal principles and provisions that govern human resource activities. The specialty areas of employee relations, staffing, human resource development, compensation, and organizational development are described. Current topics, such as human resource information systems and globalization, are addressed.
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83120 9081 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Crow, Betsy L Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 620 Employee and Labor Relations (3)
An investigation of the rights and responsibilities of employees and organizations in union and nonunion environments in the United States. The federal legal framework for collective bargaining is reviewed. Topics include common employment contract trends, topics, and issues, as well as all phases of unionization, from organizing through contract maintenance. Emphasis is on conflict management, negotiation, and alternate dispute resolution.
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82836 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Foeman, Lisa R Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 620 Employee and Labor Relations (3)
An investigation of the rights and responsibilities of employees and organizations in union and nonunion environments in the United States. The federal legal framework for collective bargaining is reviewed. Topics include common employment contract trends, topics, and issues, as well as all phases of unionization, from organizing through contract maintenance. Emphasis is on conflict management, negotiation, and alternate dispute resolution.
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82837 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hamp, Jacqueline M Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 620 Employee and Labor Relations (3)
An investigation of the rights and responsibilities of employees and organizations in union and nonunion environments in the United States. The federal legal framework for collective bargaining is reviewed. Topics include common employment contract trends, topics, and issues, as well as all phases of unionization, from organizing through contract maintenance. Emphasis is on conflict management, negotiation, and alternate dispute resolution.
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83114 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kraft, Wendi Lee Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 630 Recruitment and Selection (3)
An examination of the initial phases of staffing, focusing on the hiring process. The contemporary roles, relationships, and processes of recruitment and selection in the human resource management system are investigated. Emphasis is on productivity factors (such as the use of technology) and quality factors (such as legal, ethical, and validity issues). Topics include international as well as domestic concerns and consideration of multiple staffing levels (such as executive managers and temporary employees). Current issues in private, not-for-profit, and/or public sectors are discussed.
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82845 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Berman, Jeffrey A Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 630 Recruitment and Selection (3)
An examination of the initial phases of staffing, focusing on the hiring process. The contemporary roles, relationships, and processes of recruitment and selection in the human resource management system are investigated. Emphasis is on productivity factors (such as the use of technology) and quality factors (such as legal, ethical, and validity issues). Topics include international as well as domestic concerns and consideration of multiple staffing levels (such as executive managers and temporary employees). Current issues in private, not-for-profit, and/or public sectors are discussed.
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83115 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Slack, Frederick J Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 640 Job Analysis, Assessment, and Compensation (3)
A study of the interrelated aspects of human resource management, including job design, job analysis, job evaluation, employee compensation, incentives to productivity, employee motivation, and performance appraisal. A variety of approaches for analyzing, weighing, and specifying the detailed elements of positions within modern organizations are presented. Discussion covers techniques for identifying and classifying the critical components of a job, defining the observable standards and measures, preparing and determining the job description and job worth, establishing equitable compensation for job performance, and developing an executive compensation program. The interaction of compensation, worker motivation, performance appraisal, and level of worker performance within the organization is examined.
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82841 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McEnery, John J Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 640 Job Analysis, Assessment, and Compensation (3)
A study of the interrelated aspects of human resource management, including job design, job analysis, job evaluation, employee compensation, incentives to productivity, employee motivation, and performance appraisal. A variety of approaches for analyzing, weighing, and specifying the detailed elements of positions within modern organizations are presented. Discussion covers techniques for identifying and classifying the critical components of a job, defining the observable standards and measures, preparing and determining the job description and job worth, establishing equitable compensation for job performance, and developing an executive compensation program. The interaction of compensation, worker motivation, performance appraisal, and level of worker performance within the organization is examined.
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82842 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jones, Rhonda J Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 650 Organizational Development and Change (3)
A study of the issues, theories, and methodologies associated with organizational development and the management of change, with a major emphasis on organizational culture and organizational change processes. Topics include the diagnostic process, intervention strategies, and overcoming resistance to change. Techniques such as goal setting, team-development procedures, productivity and strategy interventions, and interpersonal-change models are examined.
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82843 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Parks, Rochelle E Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 650 Organizational Development and Change (3)
A study of the issues, theories, and methodologies associated with organizational development and the management of change, with a major emphasis on organizational culture and organizational change processes. Topics include the diagnostic process, intervention strategies, and overcoming resistance to change. Techniques such as goal setting, team-development procedures, productivity and strategy interventions, and interpersonal-change models are examined.
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82846 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nenstiel, Gregory A Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 650 Organizational Development and Change (3)
A study of the issues, theories, and methodologies associated with organizational development and the management of change, with a major emphasis on organizational culture and organizational change processes. Topics include the diagnostic process, intervention strategies, and overcoming resistance to change. Techniques such as goal setting, team-development procedures, productivity and strategy interventions, and interpersonal-change models are examined.
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83116 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nenstiel, Gregory A Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 650 Organizational Development and Change (3)
A study of the issues, theories, and methodologies associated with organizational development and the management of change, with a major emphasis on organizational culture and organizational change processes. Topics include the diagnostic process, intervention strategies, and overcoming resistance to change. Techniques such as goal setting, team-development procedures, productivity and strategy interventions, and interpersonal-change models are examined.
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83123 9081 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lewis, Kenneth R Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 651 Current Perspectives in Training and Development (3)
An examination of the theories, research, skills, and issues related to one major aspect of human resource development, the management of organizational training services. The role of training in the workplace and adult learning models are investigated. Topics include curriculum management, program development, and operation management with an emphasis on design and delivery issues. The impact of technology, the global environment, and modern organizational structures are considered. Ethical issues are also discussed. Assignments include the development of training proposals or programs.
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82844 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pontiff, Mary W Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 651 Current Perspectives in Training and Development (3)
An examination of the theories, research, skills, and issues related to one major aspect of human resource development, the management of organizational training services. The role of training in the workplace and adult learning models are investigated. Topics include curriculum management, program development, and operation management with an emphasis on design and delivery issues. The impact of technology, the global environment, and modern organizational structures are considered. Ethical issues are also discussed. Assignments include the development of training proposals or programs.
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82847 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Stieber, William G Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 651 Current Perspectives in Training and Development (3)
An examination of the theories, research, skills, and issues related to one major aspect of human resource development, the management of organizational training services. The role of training in the workplace and adult learning models are investigated. Topics include curriculum management, program development, and operation management with an emphasis on design and delivery issues. The impact of technology, the global environment, and modern organizational structures are considered. Ethical issues are also discussed. Assignments include the development of training proposals or programs.
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85245 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pontiff, Mary W Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 665 Managing Virtual and Global Teams (3)
(Not open to students who have completed HRMD 621, HRMD 652, or HRMD 660.) An investigation of the foundations of team development and performance from a Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior perspective. Focus is on maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of global and virtual teams in organizations. Topics include the impact of global diversity and use of technology on inter-group development, communication, and outcomes. Scholarly research and field literature are examined and the implications of the findings for applied management are discussed.
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82850 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Smith, Linda L Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 665 Managing Virtual and Global Teams (3)
(Not open to students who have completed HRMD 621, HRMD 652, or HRMD 660.) An investigation of the foundations of team development and performance from a Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior perspective. Focus is on maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of global and virtual teams in organizations. Topics include the impact of global diversity and use of technology on inter-group development, communication, and outcomes. Scholarly research and field literature are examined and the implications of the findings for applied management are discussed.
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82851 9041 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Scalzo, Nicholas J Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 665 Managing Virtual and Global Teams (3)
(Not open to students who have completed HRMD 621, HRMD 652, or HRMD 660.) An investigation of the foundations of team development and performance from a Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior perspective. Focus is on maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of global and virtual teams in organizations. Topics include the impact of global diversity and use of technology on inter-group development, communication, and outcomes. Scholarly research and field literature are examined and the implications of the findings for applied management are discussed.
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85246 9080 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hyatt, Niccole Y Syllabus Course Materials
HRMD 665 Managing Virtual and Global Teams (3)
(Not open to students who have completed HRMD 621, HRMD 652, or HRMD 660.) An investigation of the foundations of team development and performance from a Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior perspective. Focus is on maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of global and virtual teams in organizations. Topics include the impact of global diversity and use of technology on inter-group development, communication, and outcomes. Scholarly research and field literature are examined and the implications of the findings for applied management are discussed.
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85953 9180 21 Sep 2022-13 Dec 2022 W 7:00P-8:00P Open Online
Faculty: Powell-Bell, Freda Syllabus Course Materials
Note: This is a virtual hybrid course pilot. In addition to traditional weekly online activities, students are required to meet once-a-week, in an immersive 3D instructional environment, using a virtual reality (VR) headset, loaned at no cost, by UMGC. At this time, only students who live stateside can enroll in a Virtual Reality Hybrid course. At this time, UMGC is not prepared to ship VR headsets overseas or internationally.¿
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