This course introduces students to risk management in a human resources department context. The course introduces basic risk management concepts that the student can apply to HR responsibilities of an organization to avoid or mitigate potential liabilities. Topics will include health and safety, security, crisis management, legal compliance, employment and discrimination issues.
This undergradate course is 5 weeks.
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- Distinguish between different types of alternative dispute resolution.
- Assess legal compliance and privacy concerns in the workplace.
- Evaluate effective recruitment and compensation policies and practices, and how they can be used to reduce potential HR issues.
- Explore the value of diversity in the workplace.
- Analyze how employment laws are designed to protect employees and minimize discriminatory practices.
- Apply health and safety laws and regulations to business practices.
- Determine ways to reduce stress and maintain safety in the workplace.
- Evaluate effective security policies and procedures, as well as methods used to evaluate, prepare for, and handle workplace crises.
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