Manager

Course: OBHR 22100 – Principles of Management

Do you know what managers do? How can you be a better manager? This course will help you develop management skills and knowledge. This is an introductory management course which allows students to learn various management concepts and theories such as leadership, motivation, organization design, strategic management, self-leadership, organizational learning, emotional intelligence etc. Many topics will be covered in a general fashion. Students will understand and use language and terminology used by managers. Students should finish the course with an understanding, familiarity, and attitude towards management and business.

The course has three major components: readings (chapters), assignments and tests. The chapters cover the basic management knowledge and frameworks. Assignments will enhance comprehension. These assignments will allow students to apply and further explore and integrate theories with real business practices.

Employment Specialist/Recruiter

Course: OBHR 43300 – Staffing Organizations

Have you ever wondered why some companies are so successful in hiring the best employees to carry out their vision? To start your career as a Human Resource Professional, this course will provide you with the best practice skills to interview and hire the most qualified candidate for a job vacancy. This course will enhance your portfolio of skills to make you marketable and beneficial to employers across a variety of industries.

Employee/Labor Relations Representative

Course: OBHR 43000 – Labor Relations

The ability to handle day-to-day employee related issues in a unionized workplace is essential to the work of a Labor Relations Representative. In this course, you will learn the various federal and employment laws that impact the labor relations arena. Additionally, you will develop your ability to analyze and interpret the major provisions of a collective bargaining agreement. The analysis and critical thinking you practice in this course are critical additions to your skills portfolio – making you a highly desirable candidate in today’s competitive job market.

Compensation Analyst

Course: OBHR 43500 – Compensation Management

Have you ever thought about how employers set the wages or salary for a particular job? Do you know how they decide on the amount of money to offer an applicant? Did you ever wonder how employers figure out how to keep compensation fair within their firms and in the overall job market? All those questions and more are answered in a course called “Compensation Management.” You can build your portfolio of skills in this course by learning how to solve compensation issues and apply the total rewards concept to organizations. And finding a professional position where you can be a Compensation Analyst looks favorable because the field is expected to show steady, positive growth over the next decade. The outlook for openings is based on recent statistics compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Opportunities abound once you build your portfolio of skills in “Compensation Management.”

Training and Development Specialist

Course: OBHR 42600 – Training and Managerial Development

Do you enjoy working with people, giving presentations, and leading training activities? Would you like planning, conducting, and administering programs designed to help employees improve their knowledge and abilities? If so, there are opportunities for you in nearly every industry, if you have the right portfolio of skills. In “Training and Managerial Development” you will have practical experience in working with a team to solve training problems. You will develop a hands-on approach to understanding what every manager needs to know about training. Through self-assessment and a set of readings based on cutting-edge research, you will come to understand the nine critical management skills – important for success in any organization. You will walk away from “Training and Managerial Development” with the competencies that employers seek when they recruit for dynamic and talented training specialists.