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Human Resources in Health Organizations

East Baltimore
4th Term
Health Policy and Management
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Class Time(s)
Thursday, 1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025
Develops an understanding of human resources trends and issues in health care organizations. Addresses the strategic role that human resources management plays in helping an organization meet its goals. Considers human resource challenges and recognizes alternative strategies for addressing these challenges. Examines elements most associated with employee engagement and motivation. Introduces legal principles relating to human resources and all component functions that make up human resources.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Describe the role Strategic Human Resources Management in creating a great work place environment
  2. Identify strategies to increase the health care labor supply and decrease labor demand
  3. Analyze how the multiple functions of Human Resources Management, e.g. recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, training and development contribute to employee performance and productivity
  4. Recognize employment laws and how they affect Human Resource Management
  5. Explain the similarity and difference in employee and management relations in a unionized and non-unionized environments
  6. Apply motivation theories to enhance employee engagement
  7. Create and evaluate a compensation model that motivates employees and addresses legal concerns
  8. Apply Behavioral Event Interviewing to recruitment and selection
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 20% Participation
  • 20% Lab Assignments
  • 40% Paper(s)
  • 20% Quizzes