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312.635.01 HUMAN RESOURCES IN HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS

Term: 4th term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Jamila Savage
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
Description:

Develops a basic understanding of human resources trends and issues in health care organizations. Emphasizes ways to build and motivate an engaged workforce. Examines the legal principles for many human resources processes. Other topics include labor supply and demand theory; sourcing, recruitment, selection and orientation; compensation; benefits; diversity; and performance management.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Discuss the strategic role that human resources management plays in helping an organization meet its goals
Discuss the human resources challenges and be able to recognize alternative strategies for addressing these challenges
list those things most associated with employee satisfaction and motivation
discuss the legal principles relating to human resources and be introduced to all the component functions that make up human resources

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation will be based on individual written assignments, class participation and small group exercise participation.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 1:30 - 3:20
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 35
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

All students must receive consent from Jamila Savage to register.

For consent, contact: jsavage@jhsph.edu
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail