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Human Resources (HR)Resource ManagementHr Strategy

Learner Career Outcomes

51%

started a new career after completing these courses

49%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

16%

got a pay increase or promotion
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Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Alternative Approaches to Managing Human Resources

4 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 80 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
12 videos
Video: Embrace Your Role as a Manager (Course Introduction)7m
Video: About the Instructor7m
Video: Human Resources? That’s Not Very…4m
Video: HR Basics5m
Video: The Historical Evolution of HRM6m
Video: Contrasting Organizational Strategies6m
Video: Alternative Managerial Styles7m
Video: External Influences on HR Strategies6m
Video: The Importance of Organizational Strategy for HR Strategy6m
Video: Speed Dating with HR Executives5m
Video: Ideas Matter10m
1 reading
Will the Real HRM Please Stand Up10m
4 practice exercises
Course Readiness and Personal Goals30m
Lesson 2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3 Practice Quiz30m
Different Approaches to Managing People30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

What Makes Employees Work? Money, Of Course!

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 61 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
10 videos
Video: The Many Meanings of Work4m
Video: Working for Money3m
Video: The Daily Grind6m
Video: Opportunism and Shirking6m
Video: Incentives, Incentives, Incentives6m
Video: Information Signals and Screens6m
Video: The Commodification of Work5m
Video: Labor Supply and Demand9m
Video: Labor as More than a Commodity8m
2 readings
HR Pros Ignore Economics at Their Own Peril10m
Everything You Need to Know About the Employment Relationship in One Tweet10m
4 practice exercises
Lesson 1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3 Practice Quiz30m
Monetary Aspects of Work30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

What Makes Employees Work Revisited...Non-Monetary Motivations

5 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 73 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
9 videos
Video: Seeking Fulfillment from Work9m
Video: Finding Identity in Work7m
Video: Society Expects Me To Work7m
Video: Caring for Others8m
Video: Serving Others7m
Video: Fairness and Justice8m
Video: The Power and Limitations of Theories of Human Behavior10m
Video: Work Complexities Mean Managing is Complex9m
2 readings
The Metaphor of the Octopus Worker10m
To Tip or Not to Tip, That is the (HR Policy) Question10m
4 practice exercises
Lesson 1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3 Practice Quiz30m
Non-Monetary Aspects of Work30m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

The People Manager as Part of a Complex System

5 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 106 min), 3 readings, 5 quizzes
16 videos
Video: You Can’t Always Do What You Want7m
Video: Managing Unionized Employees4m
Video: The Front Stage, Backstage Manager5m
Video: The Employment-at-Will Baseline6m
Video: But True Employment-at-Will Doesn't Exist8m
Video: Disciplining and Dismissing Employees for Just Cause9m
Video: It’s a Complicated Legal World for Managers6m
Video: U.S. Employment Law9m
Video: U.S. Labor Law9m
Video: Employment and Labor Law: Non-U.S. Examples7m
Video: Pay Attention to the Law, But Don't Be Paralyzed By It4m
Course Re-cap: Putting it All Together5m
Video: Interview with HR VP5m
(Optional) Video: Careers in HRM7m
Video: Looking Ahead to the Other Courses3m
3 readings
Labor Relations 101 as Told Through the Musical Newsies10m
Thank You Wells Fargo...For Reminding Us of the Nature of the Employment Relationship10m
Reflection Exercise: Create a Mad Lib (optional, quick, and hopefully funny)10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 1 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 2 Practice Quiz30m
Lesson 3 Practice Quiz30m
Looking Back30m
Managing in a Complex System30m

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