Course Descriptions

Summer 2014

Descriptions pertain only to the Summer term and are taken from the 2012-2013 Graduate Catalog

MHR 540: Management Consulting [4]
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 544: Conflict Management [4]
Analysis of various methods for resolving grievances, disputes, and conflicts in unionized and nonunion organizations. Topics include collective bargaining; sources of conflict; exchange theory; negotiation; mediation, arbitration, and third-party intervention methods; selecting the appropriate conflict-resolution method for a particular organization; and evaluating the effectiveness of the method. Formerly Conflict and Dispute Resolution.

MHR 591: SHRM National Conference [4]
This course is designed to help students explore the concept of continuing professional education (Life Long Learning) in the context of the Society for Human Resource Management’s Annual Professional Conference. Prior to the conference, we will meet to develop conference plans. During the conference, we will meet daily to discuss what people are learning. After the conference, each student will write a reflection on his or her participation and learning.