Human Resource Management II

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Human Resource Management II

  • Host University

    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

  • Location

    Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, Chile

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Human Resources

  • Language Level

    Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    I. Goals
    a. Present human resources administration in an actual context, considering the profound changes that are experienced.
    b. Presentation and analysis of the processes of human resources administration, with a special consideration of human needs, environmental influences, independence of processes, strategic vision of the organization, predominant contemporary practices, administration of organizational law and communicational aspects of the processes.
    c. To open up opportunities to increase sensitivity surrounding the significance of human resources and its contribution to organizational results.
    d. Create a space for the practice of skills in the training of the students.

    II. Contents
    a. Introduction
    i. Nature of human resources
    ii. Analysis of environment and actual tendencies
    iii. Criteria for observing decisions: seven signs to watch for
    b. Process of specialization of jobs
    i. Analysis of positions
    ii. Description of positions
    iii. Flexibility and Polyvalency
    c. Process of funding
    i. Planning
    ii. Recruiting
    iii. Selection
    iv. Induction
    d. Process of formation of human resources
    i. Training and development
    ii. Career development
    e. Process of performance evaluation
    i. Methodologies
    ii. Quality assurance
    f. Process of compensation
    i. Assessment of positions
    ii. Systems of compensation
    iii. Administration of systems
    g. Process of labor relations
    i. Union organization
    ii. Negotiation
    iii. Doctrinal and ethical aspects
    h. Process of end of labor relation
    i. Strategic vision
    j. System evaluation and future of human resources administration
    i. International demands

    III. Evaluation
    a. Five lecture checks 15%
    b. Group report on each process 15%
    c. Exhibition of process (individual grade) 15%
    d. Midterm test over processes 15%
    e. Report and presentation ? ?My experience w/Human Res.? 15%
    f. Final written exam 25%

Course Disclaimer

Please note that there are no beginning level Spanish courses offered in this program.

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.