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MGMT 612 Human Resource Management

Integration of human resource programs into organization strategy to support long-term competitive strategies. The emphasis is on human resource planning, attracting, selecting and retaining competent personnel, managing human resource flow, training and development, performance appraisal, employee welfare and compensation, labor relations, collective bargaining, discipline handling, and discipline resolution.

Units: 3


Graduate students:

  • MBA
  • MSA, EdAd (elective)

This course may also be taken by

  • Business professionals for continuing education
  • Business professionals as non-degree course for professional development
  • Graduate students of other schools as transfer credits


At least 3 hours/week for a period of 17 weeks



Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Perform the various functions of HRM that emphasize on the integration of Human Values with the organisation.
  • Analyse the external and global environments relevant to HRM and understand its interrelatedness.
  • Define, describe and analyse the current field of HRM, including the roles played by members of the HRM function in organizational-strategy formulation.
  • Apply equal-employment opportunity laws and other regulations affecting the field of HRM.
  • Undertake the functions of job design and job analysis.
  • Create and apply work rules, policies, and procedures within a functioning organization, including grievance and progressive-discipline procedures and common union contract provisions.
  • Apply HR planning, staffing, training and development, performance management, compensation, health and safety, and employee and labour relations strategies to business objectives in an apt scenario.
  • Create healthy labour relations in organisations.
  • Develop and recommend effective employee security and collective bargaining mechanisms.



Module 1

Introduction to Human Resource Management

Module 2

Equal Opportunity and the Law

Module 3

Strategic Human Resource Management Strategy and Analysis

Module 4

Job Analysis and Talent Management      

Module 5

Personnel Planning and Recruiting

Module 6

Employee Testing and Selection

Module 7

Interviewing Candidates

Module 8

Training and Developing Employees

Module 9

Appraising and Managing Performance

Module 10

Managing Careers and Fair Treatment

Module 11

Establishing Strategic Pay Plans

Module 12

Pay for Performance and Financial Incentives

Module 13

Benefits and Services

Module 14

Ethics, Justice and Fair Treatment

Module 15

Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining

Module 16

Employee Safety and Health

Module 17

Managing Global Human Resources




Kepha Pondi, PhD

Dr. Kepha Pondi is Assistant Professor in the Business Department at AIIAS. He is also the acting director of the Asian Pacific Research Center (APRC) and Chair of Ethics Review Board (ERB). Prior to joining AIIAS, he worked as the vice president of financial administration at the Adventist University of Africa (AUA) and financial administrator for various institutions in Africa for many years.



Kenneth Swansi, PhD

Dr. Kenneth Swansi is an Associate Professor and Chairperson of the  Business Department at AIIAS. He has been actively engaged in research more particularly in the field of Economics and Strategic Management. He has taught several business courses at various institutions for many years and mentored many young business professionals in their chosen business careers.