An overview of the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Prince Edward Island. Students examine the legislation, how PEI employees are protected while on the job and the responsibilities of employees and employers.
Course Code: SAFE-1005
Students learn the functions of Human Resource Management (HRM), the value of an organization's human resources, and the challenges facing organizations to survive, remain competitive, grow, and diversify. Students develop skills in the areas of planning, job design, recruitment and selection, placement, orientation, training, record management and various acts and regulations that impact Human Resource Management.
Course Code: BUSI-1010
Integrating features of human resource planning, students will develop their skills to become proactive in anticipating the supply of, and demand for, human resources. Considering organizational strategy in conjunction with legislative requirements, students will develop their knowledge base using workplace tools such as SWOT analysis, job analysis, policies and procedures, and metrics.
Course Code: BUSI-1400
Examine and apply recruitment, selection, and onboarding strategies used to effectively staff organizations. Develop practical tools such as interview guides, rating systems and orientation programs used in real world application.
Course Code: BUSI-1401
Learn performance management strategies organizations use to support the management and development of a qualified workforce. Students will consider performance review systems, employee engagement strategies, and coaching in the human resource management process.
Course Code: BUSI-1402
Learn how total rewards programs are developed within organizations. Examine how organizations differentiate between financial and non-financial compensation within a total reward system; what factors influence pay rates and how to measure and value job worth. Evaluate real-world benefit packages, research components of effective benefit packages. Explore payroll requirements and the connection between Human Resources and Payroll.
Course Code: BUSI-1403
Explore a variety of corporate training needs. Learn the importance of developing effective organizational training initiatives including establishing program objectives, creating a training program outline, giving and receiving feedback, and facilitating career planning.
Course Code: BUSI-1404
Examine workers' compensation and occupational health and safety legislation. Students will consider and present strategies for ensuring safe and healthy work environments. Explore occupational health and safety programs, employer and employee responsibilities, accident investigation, and health reporting systems.
Course Code: BUSI-1405
Students build on their knowledge and skills gained in the Human Resource Management program to develop a section of a Human Resource Policy Manual.
Course Code: BUSI-1407
Explore issues pertaining to employers and employees governed by collective agreements in Canada by examining the history of unions, the motivation for organizing, and the related political and legislative environments. Students are introduced to the certification process, the collective bargaining process, third-party intervention during negotiations and grievance procedures. Examine how the interpretation and administration of collective agreements can contribute to a collaborative relationship between management and the union while complying with legislative requirements.
Course Code: BUSI-1408
Students are introduced to concepts that relate to how individuals, groups, and structure affect and are affected by behaviour within organizations. Students examine the impact of individual and group behaviour on an organization's outcomes and processes. The main areas of focus include the foundations of individual behaviour, the role of motivation, individual and group decision making, leadership, conflict, negotiation, and organization change models.
Course Code: BUSI-2035