Multicultural Human Resources Management

Multicultural Human Resources Management - Diploma

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
SMGT 1033 Business Law and Ethics
Description
SMGT 1033 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 how they affect business. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/22/2005 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1033

3
SMGT 1405 Managing Performance
Description
SMGT 1405 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 inadaquate 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. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/01/2001 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1405

3
SMGT 1441 Introduction to Human Resource Management
Description
SMGT 1441 This course focuses on providing supervisors and managers an overview of the principles and practices of Human Resources Management functions in today's organization, Compensation and Benefits, and Managing Employee Relations. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 01/12/2004 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1441

3
SMGT 1470 Safety and Compliance Management
Description
SMGT 1470 Learn the programs and regulations set forth for maintaining worker safety and rules compliance in business and industry today. Understand supervisor responsibilities in orientating and training new employees, industrial hygiene, motivation, and enforcement of policies. Other areas of study will include worker's compensation cost control, accident investigation techniques, and workplace violence issues. Prerequisites: None

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 04/21/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1470

2
SMGT 1875 Training and Developing Employees
Description
SMGT 1875 Consider employee training and development needs from orientation through progressive job training. Learn how to determine training objectives, plan, prepare, conduct, and measure benefits of work group training. 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. Learn to coach work group members toward improved performance. Identify guidelines and steps for coaching. Develop individual improvement plans.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 04/08/1999 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT1875

3
SMGT 2105 Managing Diversity
Description
SMGT 2105 Identify what it takes to become a diversity leader in your organization and community. Learn the complexities of managing in today's 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. Prerequisite: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2105

3
SMGT 2110 Leading a Multicultural Workforce
Description
SMGT 2110 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. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2110

3
SMGT 2115 Multicultural Mentoring I
Description
SMGT 2115 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. Prerequisite: None.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2115

2
SMGT 2116 Multicultural Mentoring II
Description
SMGT 2116 This course builds on what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an effective tool to develop indiviuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and orgznizational 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. Prerequistes: SMGT2115.

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2116

1
SMGT 2120 Multicultural Conflict Resolution
Description
SMGT 2120 This course focuses on building multicultural resolution skills needed to improve the workplace relationships by understanding the concept of cultural clashes, practicing conflict management prevention, mastering negotiating skills across cultures, buiding multicultural communicational skills, developing mediation techniques, understanding the conflict management continuum reslolving multicultural conflict, and comprehending the Alternative Dispute Resolution progression. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2120

2
SMGT 2125 International Business
Description
SMGT 2125 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 negotation and management. Explore strategies for international and global business. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/25/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2125

3
SMGT 2130 Creativity and Problem Solving
Description
SMGT 2130 This course will explore the need for and use of creativity and innovation in today's global and multi-cultural business environment. Assess your level of imagination by discovering your creative mind and how you can best put it to work in organizational or personal situations. Learn techniques to solve problems creatively involving teams and anticipating potential areas of conflict. Challenge conventional thinking by learning techniques to improve creativity, group participation and gaining approval and support decisions for successful implementation. Students will study findings of current problem-solving research and apply them to ethical and international problems. Prerequisites: None.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 01/14/2008 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: SMGT2130

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