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312.635.95 Human Resources in Health Organizations

Health Policy and Management
3rd term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Kyoto, Japan
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Judy Holzer
Course Instructor:
  • Pamela D. Paulk
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Discuss the strategic role that human resources management plays in helping an organization meet its goals
  2. Discuss the human resources challenges and be able to recognize alternative strategies for addressing these challenges
  3. list those things most associated with employee satisfaction and motivation
  4. 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.

Enrollment Restriction:

DrPH students in the Pacific Rim cohort ONLY

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

All students must receive consent from Judy Holzer to register for this section ONLY.

For consent, contact: