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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Preparing to Manage Human Resources by University of Minnesota

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2,145 reviews

About the Course

One way or another, all employees are managed. But approaches to managing employees varying from employee-to-employee, job-to-job, manager-to-manager, organization-to-organization, and country-to-country. This course provides a foundation for developing your own approach to skillfully managing employees by illustrating alternative human resource management (HRM) strategies, introducing the importance of the legal context, and thinking about what motivates employees. This will then give you the factual and conceptual basis for developing specific, critical HRM skills in subsequent courses on hiring employees, managing performance, and rewarding employees. Don't know anything about HRM? That's OK! Leave this course with a new-found understanding of the range of options available for managing employees, a grasp of what makes workers tick, and the readiness to develop your own HRM skills....

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Aug 31, 2020

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Mar 20, 2018

Excellent course structure, very clear and concise material, John Budd is teaching in a fun way, which helped me understand the syllabus, with short questions to help me think and not too long videos.

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By Tiffany G

Mar 23, 2018

Course was thorough, easy to understand, and provided co-cohesive thought provoking tasks.

By Carl J

Jun 5, 2017

Easy to follow and informative, it has given me a good foundation from which to work from.


Apr 16, 2022

Amazing experience learning at my own pace. Now I have a different orientation about HR.

By Ladyluck R

Oct 31, 2021

I have learned many things that would help me understand and mange my employees properly.

By Prachi S

Feb 11, 2021

This course carry the deepest knowledge regarding managing people and becoming hr person!

By Lorelyn D

Nov 20, 2020

Sir John W. Budd is able to teach his students the valuable lessons towards HR High Road!

By Claudio C

Nov 16, 2020

I really like it and understood all the arguments. I enjoyed the Professor Budd lessons!!

By Mohamed j

Jul 23, 2020

Excellent Course content... Knowledge driven experience. Thanks for all faculty members..

By Md. K

Jul 4, 2020

I am really excited to complete this course. I really enjoyed this & learn something new.

By sangram d

Jun 1, 2020

This course is very useful. I have learnt much. It’s most essential for HR Professionals.

By Muhammad A

May 10, 2020

Amazing Learning Experience. I am really feeling sad , i want to keep learning from you.

By Arshi K

Aug 2, 2019

This is an awesome course that is full of learning. It involves active participation too.

By kamran a

Jun 27, 2017

An awsum learning in such a good way I totally appreciated I loved it ... thank you team.

By Cristiano M

Sep 28, 2021

Great teacher. I learned a lot about HR thanks to his clear explanations and fun slides.

By Kertashar R

Jul 5, 2021

Excellent course. Covers a lot about HRM. I think it is a good foundation for beginners.

By Bhanu P

Aug 28, 2020

great course for making foundations of Human Resource System for HR and non HR functions

By Soteris E

Jul 9, 2017

it is a very insightful first look at HR management techniques, history and current laws

By Amit K Y

Jan 13, 2022

This course is awesome and it covers every topic with interactive and engaging lessons.

By Mathias M M

Mar 20, 2021

This an excellent introductory class one when one is planning to pursue a career in HR.

By Marcia J B

Jan 14, 2021

This knowledge gained during the course is extremely great and will benefit me greatly.

By param s

Nov 17, 2020

very insightful course on hr covering all the related aspects in the best possible way.


Oct 16, 2020

Very enjoyable course! Instructor makes learning fun which is engaging for the learner!


Oct 4, 2020

Super helpful, the professor had great information and spoke clearly/delivered it well.

By Dimas B

Sep 20, 2020

Very recommended for a college student who wanna learn about developing human resources

By sage o

Sep 16, 2020

Its was a wonderful and interesting course to manage human towards organisational goals