X Summer Session June 1 - July 13
Focuses on the essential role of multifaceted leadership in diverse organizational settings, especially those utilizing technology. Students learn the nature of leadership and its relationship to team development and organizational effectiveness. The course broadly surveys theory and research on leadership and teams in organizations. Students learn a hands-on approach involving experiential learning and case analyses. Working in teams, students are required to participate actively.
Examines factors critical to the effective organizational adoption and use of technology in human-resource applications. Topics include project management; HR data and process standardization; organizational governance; the unique security requirements of HR data; metrics; and HR process and technology outsourcing. By understanding these issues and how organizations can address them, students improve their ability to plan and to implement effectively HR process re-engineering and HR technology.
An overview of human-resource management practices in today’s global work environment. Topics include international/socio-cultural diversity; key characteristics of select countries’ international business behavior; international strategic alliances; identification, recruiting and selection of international personnel; training and development of expatriates and home-country nationals; evaluation and coaching of employees in international organizations; intercultural skills acquisition for the line manager and human resources professional; team-development strategies; and design of practical language learning tools for the HR professional and the line manager.
MG 9781 Seminar in Managing HR Big Data & Analytics (1.5 cr.) Prof. Hal Kaufman; Tue. 6:00pm, 6/4-7/10
The benefits and potential applications of Big Data, Predictive Analytics, and Data Science have become essential to all professionals and managers involved with HR. This seminar will provide an overview of the most rapidly growing specialization in HR: Human Capital Analytics and address it within the context of Big Data. This Seminar will host a series of presentations by leading scholars and practitioners in the field of Big Data and Human Capital Analytics. Students will be provided with a unique opportunity to learn about state-of-the-art HR solutions, gain competitive insights into best-practices, and meet with leading thinkers who are collectively changing the way work is being done.
Y Summer Session July 15 - Aug 23
Provides a practical orientation to consulting in organizations within an academic framework. The course prepares students from a variety of disciplines for roles as internal and external consultants by building knowledge and skills to successfully take a client and project from entry through termination and evaluation. Each student is required to take a project from conception to presentation. This project gives students an in-depth understanding of the details and issues that consultants need to address.
Prepares students from a variety of disciplines with the knowledge and skills necessary for a “make or buy” decision when considering outsourcing human capital. Topics include strategic implications, financial aspects, project management, internal consulting, metrics, legal considerations, development of an effective template RFP (request for proposal), internal communication details, and management of the vendor/provider relationship.
Presents the nature and meaning of conflict in professional and technical organizations and in society. It analyzes the design of conflict avoidance and mitigation programs. Alternative dispute resolution modalities are presented and demonstrated. Students learn strategies to build successful relationships on an ongoing basis, and how to build skills around collaborative conflict resolution. Prepares students from a variety of disciplines with the knowledge and skills necessary for a “make or buy” decision when considering outsourcing human capital. Topics include strategic implications, financial aspects, project management, internal consulting, metrics, legal considerations, development of an effective template RFP (request for proposal), internal communication details, and management of the vendor/provider relationship.
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