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HMGT 4150 - Human Resource Management

Health Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This course examines human resource management within the health care sector. Examines staffing process, including job analysis and description, recruitment and selection, interviewing, training and performance appraisal, management, progressive discipline, and staff reorganization.



This course was retired after the Fall 2016 term and is no longer offered through BCIT Part-time Studies.

Learning Outcomes

The goal of the course is to provide the knowledge and skills for the selection and appraisal of staff.

Upon successful completion the student will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of human resources management and its link to organizational challenges and strategy.
  • Describe the legal framework and other human resources policy and regulatory issues.
  • Define and design job requirements and design work to maximize employee contributions.
  • Appraise various recruitment strategies and select individualized cost-effective approaches.
  • Design and conduct an appropriate selection process.
  • Describe the components of a training plan and effective orientation.
  • Design a performance management system.
  • Describe the major job evaluation systems and parts of a compensation structure.
  • Create a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Explain statutory and contractual rights, due process and legal implications.
  • Investigate a disciplinary problem and explain approaches to disciplinary action.
  • Explain the labour movement and forces contributing to it.
  • Describe the collective bargaining process and collective bargaining trends.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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