A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.
- Compensation and Benefits Managers
- Plan, direct, or coordinate compensation and benefits activities of an organization.
- Human Resources Managers
- Plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization.
- Training and Development Managers
- Plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.
- Human Resources Specialists
- Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers.
- Labor Relations Specialists
- Resolve disputes between workers and managers, negotiate collective bargaining agreements, or coordinate grievance procedures to handle employee complaints.
- Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
- Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employer. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.
- Training and Development Specialists
- Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.
- Business Teachers, Postsecondary
- Teach courses in business administration and management, such as accounting, finance, human resources, labor and industrial relations, marketing, and operations research. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.