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Management of Human Resources

SW664, Section 001

This course will focus on how administrators of social impact organizations can increase their effectiveness by supporting quality staff performance and employee engagement through structured human resource practice methods. This course will present ways to develop an equitable, healthy, and viable workplace for employees and employers. It will explore the role of social workers as change agents within organizations and the societal level impact of those changes. Students will learn relevant skills in staff recruitment, hiring, retention and termination, staff development, compensation and performance, and the development of benefit packages. Relevant laws and legislation governing workplace relationships such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will also be reviewed.

Semester: Winter 2020
Instructor: Kathleen G Doyle
Category: Advanced MHS Methods
U-M Class #: 19840
Prerequisites: SW 560/permission of instructor
Time: Wed 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: 3816 SSWB

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