Undergraduate Business Courses

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At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.

Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Business. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as business communication, marketing, finance, human resources and international business.

Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Undergraduate Business Courses

HRM 2102 Human Resource Management

Credits : 3

This course discusses the strategic importance of human resource management (HRM) while introducing the human resource management functions and the evolving utilization of technology. Further, the strategic role of HR in planning and operating organizations is presented.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Describe the strategic importance of human resource management (HRM) activities.
  • Identify how HRM activities contribute to a firm's productivity.
  • Demonstrate why equal employment opportunity (EEO) programs have evolved.
  • Discuss the role that culture plays in determining the effective us of HRM practices in a global organization.
  • Discuss the importance of human resources planning in organizations.
  • Illustrate the uses that job analysis information can have in an organizations’ HRM.
  • Discuss how to develop an effective recruiting program for an organization.
  • Compare and contrast the different types of validity.
  • Describe the process of feedback review.
  • Differentiate between direct financial compensation and indirect financial compensation.
  • Compare the various gain sharing systems.
  • Explain how to manage an effective benefits program.
  • Describe the characteristics of an orientation program.
  • Discuss how career
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.

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