Course description

This course focuses on how organizations design and implement strategies to improve human resources practices in community based organizations. The course builds upon the knowledge acquired in the Human Resources: Foundations course. In this course there will be an emphasis on quality improvement and risk management taking place in organizations and across our sector that are influenced by emerging legislation, as well as evolving research and practice. These interventions are essential to support the nonprofit workforce and organizations through uncertainties. In this course we will explore what leaders need to support improvement, innovation, establish strong governance, and a diverse workforce. Activities in the course will include a review of case studies and scenarios, collaborating with classmates, engaging in discussions with leaders from the sector and completing applied projects.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: HRM8420
Corequisites: None

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery