ADM 2815

Subject: Business Administration

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Course No. and Title:

ADM 2815 Human Resource Management

Credit Value:

Three (3) credit hours

Course Description:

The objective of this course is to provide a basic understanding of concepts and methods related to human resource management in modern organizations. Also, the purpose is to sharpen students understanding and awareness of the contribution this unique resource human resources--can make to organizational effectiveness. Core topics examined in this course include strategic importance of human resource management, staffing, training and development, performance appraisal, compensation, labour relations, and international aspects of human resource management.



Course Author:

Dr. Basu Sharma, Faculty of Administration, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton.

Course Format:

Online lecture notes, self-testing engines, web links, and textbook. It uses a modular approach, and it has the following eight module:

  1. What is human resource management?
  2. Job Analysis and Human Resource Planning
  3. Staffing: Recruitment and Selection
  4. Training and Development
  5. Performance Appraisal
  6. Compensation
  7. Labour Relations
  8. International Human Resource Management
Course Texts:

Managing Human Resources, 6th edition, by Monica Belcourt, Arthur Sherman, George Bohlander and Scott Snell (ITP Nelson, 2011, ISBN: 9780176501785).

Textbooks can be ordered from the UNB Fredericton Bookstore:


Assignments & Examinations:

The mid-term examination and the final examination for this course must be written in a proctored environment

Midterm Exam (online) 40%
Final Exam (online) 60%
Total Marks 100%

All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form to book.

Time Limit: 6 months from registration date. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date of your course.

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable online fee per course. Fees are subject to change by the Board of Governors.
More information on fees for this course.

Methods of Payment:

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.