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    University of Massachusetts Boston
  Dec 15, 2017
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

GERON GR 670 Human Resources & Personnel Management in Aging Services

This course is designed to familiarize students with the concepts of human resources management as they are applied tin primarily public, non-profit settings. In particular, the course will focus on human resources and personnel management as applied to the aging services field. The examples used in the course will come from organizations such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, senior centers and councils on aging. Issues to be addressed will include hiring and supervision, performance appraisal, mentoring, career planning, equal employment opportunity, diversity and collective bargaining. Students will examine job design and pay systems, methods of personnel selection and training, issues of productivity and work hours, team building, effects of government regulations on working conditions and personnel administration.

3 Credit(s)