Multicultural Human Resources Management

Multicultural Human Resources Management - Diploma

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
BUSN 1100 Human Resources Management
Description
BUSN 1100 This course focuses on providing supervisors and managers an overview of the principles and practices of Human Resources Management functions in todays organizations of any size. Emphasis areas include Recruitment and Selection, Orientation, Compensation and Benefits, and Managing Employee Relations.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1100

3
BUSN 1110 Business Law and Ethics
Description
BUSN 1110 Examine workplace issues impacting supervisory responsibilities and explore the influence of ethics on individuals and organizations. You will be introduced to the American legal system. Understand civil, criminal, TORT, contract, employment and labor laws and other factors that affect business operations.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1110

3
BUSN 1120 Managing Performance
Description
BUSN 1120 Manage employee performance by establishing performance expectations, identifying and providing needed training and support, monitoring performance, and providing formal and informal feedback. Practice conducting employee performance evaluations. Learn methods to take corrective action. Identify sources of inadequate performance, skills and knowledge, processes and systems, motivation and personal issues-and determine appropriate resolution to each. Coach and mentor good performers to higher levels.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1120

3
BUSN 1130 Risk Management
Description
BUSN 1130 This course is designed to give the supervisor or manager an overview of how to provide a safe and healthy work environment. Supervisors/managers will be able to develop, based on knowledge gained in this course, a safety plan, conduct a job safety analysis, new employee orientation, job safety training, perform workplace inspections and conduct effective accident investigations.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1130

2
BUSN 1140 Training and Developing Employees
Description
BUSN 1140 Consider employee training and development needs from orientation through progressive job training to enhance organizational effectiveness. Assess learning styles of trainees, and learn effective training techniques to reach a wide range of learners. Design and deliver a work-related training session. Understand the risks and rewards of the training process. Create a positive physical, social and emotional environment that arouses learning abilities while reducing learning barriers.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1140

3
BUSN 1240 Creativity and Problem Solving
Description
BUSN 1240 Develop the skills and knowledge to cultivate productive work teams. Learn to defuse resistance to change and foster support and involvement in developing a shared vision. Another important focus is to master conflict resolution and negotiation strategies essential for supervisors and others in leadership positions in fostering self managed work teams.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1240

2
BUSN 1300 Multicultural Mentorship I
Description
BUSN 1300 This course explains what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an effective tool to develop individuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and organizational effectiveness and productivity. This course places the student in the role of mentee and mentor. As a mentee, the student will learn how to develop and acquire new skills and abilities through a multicultural mentorship partnership. A mentor/mentee agreement will develop a path to growth opportunities. This course is a Prerequisite for BUSN1310 Multicultural Mentorship II.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1300

2
BUSN 1310 Multicultural Mentorship II
Description
BUSN 1310 This course builds on what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an affective tool to develop individuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and organizational effectiveness and productivity. This course places the student in the role of mentee and mentor. As a mentor, you will utilize skills learned to help their mentee succeed. A mentor/mentee agreement will develop a path to growth opportunities.

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1310

1
BUSN 1320 Managing Diversity
Description
BUSN 1320 Identify what it takes to become a diversity leader in your organization and community. Learn the complexities of managing in todays diverse workforce. Explore the evolution of diversity from the past, present and future perspectives. Assess personal, group and organizational viewpoints toward diversity and diversity initiatives. Examine the legal aspects related to discrimination, affirmative action, bias and stereotyping in human resource activities. Implore effective communication methods to build relationships and understanding. Utilize the differences, similarities and tensions of individuals and groups into a collaborative and competitive advantage for your organization. Eliminate barriers affecting equal access and professional growth and mobility.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1320

3
BUSN 1330 Leading a Multicultural Workforce
Description
BUSN 1330 Learn how to adapt global and multicultural contexts into traditional leadership theories. Develop assimilation strategies that do not lose the many advantages that diversity offers. Examine the leadership challenges regarding ethics, social responsibility, accountability and training in a multicultural environment. Choose appropriate leadership styles to build teamwork and collaboration. Raise the awareness of the workforce at all levels to leverage the value of diversity.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1330

3
BUSN 1340 International Business
Description
BUSN 1340 Understand the growing influence of globalization on all areas of business. Assess the global business environment which includes trade, outsourcing, off shoring, legal, technological, political and social and ethical perspectives. Learn the affects of cultural contexts in negotiation and management. Explore strategies for international and global business.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1340

3
BUSN 1350 Multicultural Conflict Resolution
Description
BUSN 1350 This course focuses on building multicultural conflict resolution skills needed to improve the workplace relationships by understanding the concept of cultural clashes, practicing conflict management prevention, mastering negotiating skills across cultures, building multicultural communication skills, developing mediation techniques, understanding the conflict management continuum resolving multicultural conflict, and comprehending the Alternative Dispute Resolution progression.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: BUSN1350

2
Total Core Credits: 30

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication
Description
SPEE 1020 This course focuses on the practical and theoretical concepts of human communications and the styles used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will also acquire skills in critical thinking, perception, listening, emotional communication, verbal and non-verbal expressions and conflict resolution. Meets MnTC Goal 7

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 7

Course Outline: SPEE1020

3
Total General Education Credits: 3
Total Program Credits: 33