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Commerce, Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration

COHR: Commerce Human Resources

COHR 301 (1.5) Business and Management Values
Balancing organizational, personal, and community interests in a global economy. In addition to standard management textbooks and readings, the class will draw from the work of poets, fiction writers, essayists, and social critics. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 302 (1.5) Critical Evaluation of Information, Evidence, and Arguments
Strategies to critically evaluate information relevant to Human Resource Managers. This course will examine common errors in logic, decision biases, and cause and effect relationships. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: All of COMM 291, COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 303 (3) Strategic Staffing
Processes of workforce recruitment, selection, retention, and renewal. Includes human resources planning, development of an effective staffing strategy and employer brand, job analysis and descriptions, cost-benefit analysis of various recruiting methods, analysis and evaluation of selection methods. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 304 (3) Training, Development, and Performance Management
Employee training, development and performance management in a variety of employment settings. Application of various training methods to performance enhancement, performance appraisal, feedback, and empirical evaluation of training investments. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 305 (3) Strategic Compensation
Employee compensation, including pay systems, benefits systems, and rewards and recognition programs. Examination of the motivational underpinnings of compensation administration and the application of compensation principles to the achievement of employer strategic objectives. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 307 (1.5) Introduction to Organizational Consulting
Frameworks from the social sciences useful for understanding organizational processes and how to apply these frameworks to particular organizational consulting challenges. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 308 (3) Labour Relations
Integrated coverage of union-management relations including labour law, collective bargaining, and collective agreement administration. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 310 (1.5) Industrial Relations in an Era of Globalization
Comprehensive examination of the Canadian industrial relations system, and its legal foundations, in the context of a global economy. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 311 (1.5) Organizational Analysis
An analysis of organizational structures and intraorganizational processes; effects of organizational factors on individual behaviour. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 401 (1.5) Organizational Change
The tactics and strategies for implementing constructive modifications in organizations. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 402 (1.5) Leadership
Explores the characteristics of effective leadership and examines how to be a better leader. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 403 (1.5) Managing Diversity
Explores the business and legal cases for diversity in the workplace. Examines how to effectively manage a diverse work force. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 404 (1.5) Power and Politics
Examines the sources and consequences of power in the context of different corporate and national cultures. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 405 (3) Managing the Family Business
Managing and working in a family business presents unique challenges: family issues can conflict with business issues. This course examines governance structures and tools to manage the interface between the family and the business. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 406 (1.5) International Human Resource Management
Application of human resource management practices to multinational enterprises. Comparative analysis of national human resource management systems. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 407 (1.5) Advanced Organizational Consulting
Methods and techniques to diagnose and solve a broad range of organizational problems from the perspective of an organizational consultant. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: All of COMM 292, COHR 307 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 408 (1.5) Organizational Design
Techniques and approaches for evaluating and adjusting the structures of organization. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 409 (1.5) Creativity and Innovation
Techniques and approaches to managing creativity and innovation in organizations. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 410 (1.5) Knowledge Management
Techniques and approaches to managing knowledge and learning in organizations. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 411 (1.5) Managing and Building Teams
Techniques and approaches for building effective teams, handling decision-making in teams, creating reward structures, and developing appropriate leadership models. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 412 (1.5) Advanced Topics in Organizational Behaviour
Understanding, critiquing, and analyzing behaviour and social processes in organizations. This course focuses on provocative and current topics that could not be covered in depth in the introductory course. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: COMM 292 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 433 (3) Employment Law
Introduction to legislation and application of legal principles that govern the employment relationship. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: All of COMM 292, COMM 393 and one of COMM 203, COMM 392.
COHR 486 (1.5-6) d Special Topics in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

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