This course introduces students to the dynamic and diverse field of Human Resources Management and provides a foundation in theory and practice for areas such as human resources planning, recruitment, and selection of staff, training and development, and compensation. Current events, human resources strategy, relevant legislation, and future trends are also explored. The course provides students with the fundamentals necessary to effectively administer the human resources function of an organization, and also develops their abilities to perform effectively in teams. (Formerly MGT 523 and MHR 728.)
Sample Course OutlineDistance Course Outline (subject to change)
Online course sections are primarily asynchronous, except for required one-hour weekly live online sessions and in-person midterm and final exams. In addition to the live sessions, you will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email to complement your independent learning. Note: There will be deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Further details will be included in your course outline, which will be available on the first day of classes.
On-campus exam requirement: Your midterm and final exam will be written in person at the Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU) campus. If you live more than 100 km from TMU, you may arrange to write your exam off campus using an approved off-campus invigilation service. Details about your exam date and how to arrange off-campus invigilation can be found on the Exams for Online Courses webpage.