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

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2,061 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....

Top reviews

Aug 31, 2020

Coursera is an online learning platform with a focus on higher education. Much like its competitors Udemy, MasterClass, and Skillshare, Coursera is completely online and covers a wide range of topics.

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 Yasmine R

Apr 15, 2019

Exceptional Course, although computer based it was very interactive.

By Anwar J M A K

Feb 8, 2021

Very Good. A lot of new and new information learned and will learn

By Pratyush A

Jul 24, 2020

Good course. Gives basics. More suitable for people working in US.

By gauri b

Feb 14, 2020

Course is very well integrated with videos and relevant examples.

By Akash S

Aug 15, 2020

The teacher could have been more obvious in reading the prompter

By Rasha B T

Oct 2, 2019

It was a good course i love most the materials in week 3 and 4

By Eline J

Oct 8, 2017

Still quite generic, but gives you an idea about what HR entails

By Carola A d S

Apr 9, 2018

Great information to know about how to manage Human Resources!

By 17- F S

Aug 23, 2020

A very helpful and well-explained course. Thank you coursera.

By Mohammed A B

Jun 21, 2020

A Very good course for those seeking to start a career in HR

By Glenda J

Mar 17, 2016

Useful preparation for HR especially for the United States.

By Nyah C

Aug 25, 2020

Loved this course, great information, and course material.

By N N

Aug 22, 2020

Very good and comprehensive in laying a foundation for HR.

By Alberto

Oct 17, 2016

Very good course for introduct human resources management.

By Shalian G

Feb 1, 2021

Very insightful course. Thank you for the opportunity.

By mahima h

Oct 16, 2020

The course is very concise and clear, enjoyed doing it

By Winner B

Sep 19, 2019

Try it out. You'd be surprised how much you can learn.


Aug 31, 2020

best course. lecturers explain well all lessons well.

By Qasim H

Jan 2, 2022


By Aswin S

Jun 18, 2021

C​ourse was really interesting and had a lot of fun.

By Bùi H T

Sep 18, 2021

The subject is very useful when working in practice

By Ammar H

Dec 18, 2018

thank you i loved the course and i learned so much

By Rajat B

Jan 28, 2021

Very well designed course with very nice examples

By Joel T L

Mar 11, 2021

Good illustration and explanation of the course.

By Ruoxi X

Feb 7, 2018

Useful course, maybe more case studies can apply