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Human Resources Management for Health

Summer term
Health Policy and Management
3 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
  • Tanjul Saxena
Felicity Turner

Focuses on the skills necessary for managing people in the health organizations and systems. Introduces concepts of human resource management in the context of organizations including organizational characteristics, learning organizations, human resource planning, recruitment and selection, job analysis and evaluation, performance appraisal, career planning, motivation, leadership, team work, and managing employee relations.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Explain the characteristics of organizational culture
  2. Describe the organizational context in which human resource management activities take place
  3. Describe how human resource planning can be used as a systematic approach to the acquisition, use, and deployment of people in organizations
  4. Conduct a job analysis and evaluation
  5. Outline the nature of the contract between the employer and an employee
  6. Identify key issues in performance appraisal, training, and employee development
  7. Explain the main features of the collective relationships between employers and employees
  8. Describe the characteristics of a learning organization
Methods of Assessment:

assignments 60%, midterm exam 20%, final exam 20%

Enrollment Restriction:

Only students enrolled in the MPH program with IIHMR, Jaipur are permitted in this section

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This section is offered in Jaipur, India