BUSM 3392: Managing the Employment Relationship

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This course introduces learners to the foundations of the employment relationship between employer and employee. Key concepts of the course focus on the establishment, development, and maintenance of the workforce. Managing the employee relationships is studied through three perspectives: employment relations law, collective bargaining and trade unionism, and progressive human resource management (HRM). The significance of the relationship between effective employee relations and business success is explored. There is a brief introduction to the International HRM challenges in global employment relationship management.

This course is highly participative. Learners will be assigned to union and management teams to take part in the development, preparation, and delivery of a collective agreement negotiations simulation.

Prerequisite(s): BUSM 2200 with a minimum "C" grade and completion of a minimum 3 credits of university-transferable English or Communications with a minimum "C" grade.

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