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5681. Human Capital and Teams

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Department consent; open to Human Resource Management students.

Grading Basis: Graded

Securing and retaining human capital is vital for organizational competitiveness. However, that capital needs to be effectively developed and deployed to transform it into valuable human resources (HR), and teams are often the mechanism by which this occurs. In this class, we will draw upon participants’ experiences and current organizational examples to describe different human resource architectures (i.e., different bundles of HR programs for different employee populations). We will then consider the use and composition of different types of teams for enhancing performance and development in those different circumstances. We will also consider interventions that help teams to start off on the right path (e.g., charters, role specifications), how to sustain performance (e.g., team training and development, effective meetings), and how to use feedback and adapt over time (e.g., after action reviews, debriefs). This will be a hands-on course where participants must apply the course material to their team experiences. Formerly offered as MGMT 5681.

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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 11428 Hartford Hybrid Mathieu, John 750 Reg Sa 9:00am‑4:00pm
21/45 Pending Dept Room Assignment 3.00 Graded This class will only meet on campus Saturday 1/27 and Saturday 2/17.
Spring 2024 14073 Hartford Online Blended Mathieu, John 751 Reg 30/40 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded This course is open only to MS HRM Online Cohort students