HUMAN RESOURCES IN HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS Syllabus

312.635.11 | AY 2013-2014 - Summer Inst. Term | 2 Credit(s)
ThF 9:00:00 AM
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives

    Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

    • Discuss the strategic role that human resources management plays in helping an organization meet its goals
    • Discuss the human resources challenges and be able to recognize alternative strategies for addressing these challenges
    • list those things most associated with employee satisfaction and motivation
    • discuss the legal principles relating to human resources and be introduced to all the component functions that make up human resources
  • Course Description

    Develops a basic understanding of human resources trends and issues in health care organizations. Emphasizes ways to build and motivate an engaged workforce. Examines the legal principles for many human resources processes. Other topics include labor supply and demand theory; sourcing, recruitment, selection and orientation; compensation; benefits; diversity; and performance management.

  • Intended Audience

    part-time MPH and DrPH students and special students interested in this topic area

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Student evaluation will be based on individual written assignments, class participation and small group exercise participation.

    Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.