Human Resources Management

The Human Resource Management program provides the academic foundation for careers concerned with the acquisition, development, and effective utilization of the human resources of the individual organization and economic system as a whole. This area of study is concerned broadly with many problems of human resource management, including legal issues in employment, recruitment and staffing, training, management and employee development, employment and union-management relations, compensation and benefits management, evaluation of employee performance, national human resource policies and programs, organizational behavior, development, and leadership. The program qualifies graduates for positions in private and public sector organizations.

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Program Overview

The HR Concentration, established over 50 years ago and is an 18 unit concentration with a large selection of core and elective classes. 

CORE CURRICULUM

  • Fundamentals of HRM
  • Workforce Planning & Staffing
  • Legal Issues in HRM
  • Compensation
  • Senior Seminar in HRM

ELECTIVES

  • Labor Relations
  • HR Information Systems
  • Management of Diversity
  • Performance Management
  • International Issues in HR

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William Jiang, Director
School of Management
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0070
(408)924-3550
william.jiang@sjsu.edu

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