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BMGT 2035 - Human Relations in Business

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course covers the creation and maintenance of well-managed working relationships in all types of organizations. The course includes a comprehensive discussion of the background and basis for human relations. Three core human relations skills are developed-motivation, leadership and communication. Additional aspects of human behavior in the work environment are explored including team building, the human/technology interface, and managing change.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. The Nature of Human Relations
  2. Fundamentals of Motivation
  3. Individual Behavior
  4. Group Behavior
  5. Informal Organization
  6. Technology and People at Work
  7. Productivity and Quality Improvement
  8. Job Redesign and Enrichment
  9. Leadership
  10. Developing, Appraising and Rewarding Personnel
  11. Communication
  12. Conflict and Change Management

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. apply human relations skills: motivation, leadership, and communication.
  2. develop human resources that enhance the potential for organizational and individual long-term success.
  3. provide managerial counseling to troubled workers.
  4. resolve work-related conflicts.
  5. manage change to benefit the organization and individuals.
  6. explain the importance of well-managed relationships at all levels of the organization.
  7. analyze individual and group behavior in organizational settings.
  8. design jobs using human and/or technology-intensive processes.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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