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Courses - HRM Graduate Level

652. Seminar in Human Resources Management (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate business standing.
Decisions and actions that impact management. Problems of productivity, employee commitment, employee development, employment law, and compensation. Staffing, training and development, performance appraisal, counseling, leadership and motivation, reward systems, participation and delegation, and discipline. Discussion, cases, simulations, and presentations.
Letter grade only (A-F).

654. Seminar in Negotiation and Conflict Management (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate business standing.
Various forms of opposition interactions within organizations. Interpersonal, intragroup, and intergroup conflict. Distinguishing between functional and dysfunctional conflict, identifying sources and causes of conflict, and examining alternative styles and methods of conflict management. Discussion, cases, simulations, and presentations.
Letter grade only (A-F).

655. Seminar in Motivation and Organization Change (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate business standing.
Human motivation and organizational change. Traditional and modern theories of work motivation and change. Psychology and management of motivation, organizational change and development. Management skills, policies, and organizational characteristics that facilitate the creation of motivating, flexible organizations.
Letter grade only (A-F).

657. Seminar in Leadership Skills (3)

Prerequisite: Graduate business standing.
Development of leadership abilities. Effectiveness of numerous approaches to leadership from both managerial and psychological viewpoints. Understanding leadership styles and abilities of self and others through assessment. Personality, situational factors, group processes, followership, and implications for leadership training
Letter grade only (A-F).

697. Directed Studies (1‑3)

Prerequisites: Graduate business standing and consent of instructor.
Individual study under the direction of the faculty.
Letter grade only (A-F).


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