Course DescriptionsMHR 501: International Human Resource Management 
Explores the problems of managing HR in a cross-national firm. Deals with issues of global strategy, cross-cultural management, international assignments, immigration, workforce mobility, and integration of cross-national HR practices. Course is taught from a managerial perspective using case studies.
MHR 510: Organizational Change and Development 
Organization Development (OD) is the process of applying social science principles to the workplace to bring about planned organizational change. Focuses on developing new approaches to organizational problems and providing for the psychological well being of organizational members. Addresses interventions at the personal, group, and system levels.
MHR 540: Management Consulting 
Focuses on consulting tools, processes, and strategies for establishing relationships, analyzing problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating effectiveness. Course will discuss the planning, marketing, and management of the consulting firm as well as the assignment.
MHR 543: Employee Relations 
Examines common approaches to employee-centered issues. Explores company responses to problems in workplace laws and regulations regarding hiring and firing, personnel practices, wage and hour requirements, employee benefits, family and medical leave, health and safety, illegal discrimination, workers with disabilities, termination, employee privacy, independent contractors, and unions.
MHR 610: Managing the Human Resource Department 
This course looks at the field of human resources from a department leadership perspective. Using the case method, students will develop a problem solving approach to issues that affect organizational effectiveness and employee development.