Managing Human Resources
EDU 627 Managing Human Resources
4 Semester Units
Managing Human Resources involves the management of people in school organizations. The human resource function, including staffing and recruiting top talent, re-recruitment, professional development, retention of talent, and change management will be explored in order to enable educational leaders to plan the day-to-day utilization of people as organizational resources to achieve optimal productivity, satisfaction, and continuous improvement. Performance management, measuring teacher performance, strategic management for principals, and the policy and political environment for change will also be addressed.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Provide an overview of the importance of the human resource process in public school districts.
- Examine how human resource functions are implemented in public school settings.
- Analyze the guidelines for the strategic planning process in developing staffing plans for public school districts.
- Describe the recruiting, legal, and policy-making processes in the employment configuration practice.
- Analyze how educational research related to new human capital strategies may alter policy-making in fundamental ways.
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