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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog

Human Resource Management


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Human Resource Management skills are increasingly important for nearly anyone pursuing a career in business. This certificate is designed to provide a background in human resource functions and law for students majoring in Management, Business Administration, Administrative Assistant and Entrepreneurship, among others. This certificate is also beneficial to people employed in business who wish to upgrade their knowledge of human resource procedures.

For more information about the Human Resource Management certificate, please visit our website at www.dmacc.edu/programs/marketing.

Program Details


Location: Ankeny


Selected courses in this program are offered at other campuses.

Students may start any semester


Program Entry Requirements


  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Attend any required information/registration session.

Graduation Requirements


To earn a Management AA or AAS degree, a student must complete all coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Note:


Students should take BUS 185  in the Fall semester, as it is a prerequisite to BUS 278 .

Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 21


Fixed Costs


Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$151.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Varied Costs


Costs To complete program
Books (approx) 700-1,050

Students can expect to spend $100 - $150 per course on textbooks. Costs can be reduced by renting textbooks or buying e-texts.

Approximate total for certificate: $3,871-4,221**

**Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.

What Kind of Work Will You Do?


  • Train and instruct employees in job duties and company policies or arrange for training to be provided.
  • Evaluate employees’ job performance and conformance to regulations.
  • Review records and reports pertaining to activities, such as production and payroll in order to verify details, monitor work activities and evaluate performance.
  • Recruit, interview and select employees.
  • Interpret and communicate work procedures and company policies to staff.

What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?


  • Communicate effectively using listening, speaking and writing skills.
  • Manage your own time and the time of others.
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Motivate, develop and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

What Else Should I Consider about this Specialist Certificate?


  • Demand for managers with Human Resource Management skills, and Human Resource Management Assistants is expected to be high through 2022.
  • Many Human Resource Management positions require a Bachelor’s degree.

Nondiscrimination Statement


DMACC offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:

Agriculture, National & Environmental Services /Architecture, Engineering, and Construction/Arts, Design, and Visual communications/Business, Management, and Marketing/Education, Public, and Human Services/Health Science/Hospitality and Culinary/Information Technology/Manufacturing/Transportation & Logistics

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, hiring practices or the provision of services, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age (in employment), disability, genetic information (in employment) and actual or potential parental, family or marital status of a person. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA  50023, phone 515/964-6857, sgbittner@dmacc.edu.  Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA  50023, phone 515/964-6574, dkmckittrick@dmacc.edu.  Question or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone 312/730-1560, tax 312/730-1576..

Legal references: Iowa Code §§ 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S. C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S. C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S. C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).(2017)

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