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HRMG 3205 - Labour Relations 1

Human Resource Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

A necessary skill set in today's world - designed for those involved in, or associated with labour relations as management or union. Covers the collective bargaining process and day-to-day contract administration. Related laws, typical contract clauses, grievance procedures, responsibilities of the supervisor and the shop steward, and current activities in the labour relations field. Students will learn to approach their responsibilities for matters covered by collective agreements with more confidence and expertise.

Prerequisite(s)

ORGB 1105

Credits

3.0

Cost

$485.06 - $502.66 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 37991

Tue Sep 03 - Sat Nov 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Nov 23 Online

Instructor

Barbara Sharp

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$485.06

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit e-mail address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. This online course is NOT self-paced. You must have an e-mail address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. You are not required to be online at a specific time of the day; however you are required to submit all assignments on their due dates.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 36108

Thu Sep 26 - Thu Dec 12 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 26 - Dec 12 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE06 Rm. 209

Instructor

William Mathieson

Course Outline

Cost

$493.63

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 32293

Sat Oct 19 - Sat Nov 23 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 19 - Nov 23 Sat 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

William Mathieson

Course Outline

Cost

$485.06

Notes

  1. No classes on Saturday November 9

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

Winter 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 79119

Tue Jan 07 - Sat Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 28 Online

Instructor

Barbara Sharp

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$494.09

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade. Is online learning for you? Please take a look at our FAQ pages www.bcit.ca/distance/faq.shtml and www.bcit.ca/distance/foryou.shtml
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 11626

Thu Jan 16 - Thu Apr 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 16 - Apr 02 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 208

Instructor

William Mathieson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$502.66

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 11627

Sat Feb 22 - Sat Mar 21 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 22 - Mar 21 Sat 09:00 - 16:15 DTC Rm. 481

Instructor

William Mathieson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$494.09

Notes

  1. Due to the intensive and interactive nature of this course students are required to attend all classes.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize the differences between the unionized and nonunion workplaces and the different relationship management strategies that are appropriate to each.
  • Discuss the origins of unionization and the implications unionization has on workplace culture, processes, and roles for employees, unions, and employers.
  • Outline the rights, duties, and obligations employers and unions have under the Labour Relations Code.
  • Review the preparatory and execution elements of collective bargaining and of processes to break impasse such as strikes, lockouts, mediation, and interest arbitration.
  • Explain the primary functions and principles of collective agreements and contract administration.
  • Discuss the grievance procedure and process.
  • Recognize the principles of progressive discipline and the determination of appropriate discipline.
  • Describe the grievance arbitration process, including the preparatory and execution elements.
  • Provide examples of when union-management collaboration is appropriate and discuss how such collaboration can best be achieved.
  • Recognize the relationship management features of labour relations and the context in which they are exercised.

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