Certificate in Human Resources Management

Certificate in Human Resources Management Courses

CalSouthern’s Certificate in Human Resources Management is an 18-credit program, comprised of the following six required courses:

HRM 87503 Labor Relations

Credits : 3

This course examines the history and development of labor relations, the structure of union organizations and the process of negotiations and contract administration. The course begins by establishing the present state of the labor movement and models the decision process so that it can be used to decide whether or not to participate in organizing a union. Also covered are the laws and regulations governing collective bargaining, impasse resolution and contract administration.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain the basic features of the contemporary U.S. labor relations system.
  • Explain the historical significance and contrasting strategies of the major labor organizations.
  • Assess the criticisms of U.S. labor law and possible directions for reform.
  • Explain how new unions are formed in the United States.
  • Compare the major third-party dispute resolution mechanisms and their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Explain the nature of U.S. union contracts.
  • Classify the pressures for increased workplace flexibility.
  • Formulate alternative arrangements for governing the global workplace.
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.

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