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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 2404 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
This course presents to the Learner an overview of the unionized workforce. Topics include the history of labor union movements, the collective bargaining process, and labor law.Learning Outcomes:
- Describe the roots of the American Labor Movement.
- Illustrate the advantages of unionization.
- Assess the effectiveness of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in establishing a bargaining unit.
- Discuss how the NLRB has developed a national policy to encourage collective bargaining.
- Prepare an outline of the steps involved in negotiating an agreement.
- Compare and contrast union wage and management wage concerns.
- Define concession bargaining.
- Seniority is often involved in promotion considerations, interpret the calculation of seniority.
- Summarize how to implement a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
- Describe the steps in a grievance procedure.
- Explain the different types of arbitration.
- Discuss the involvement of National Labor Unions in Global Industrial Relations.
- 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.