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Dr. Bobbie G. DeLeon
Bobbie.deleon@strayer.edu

HRM 520 – Human Resource Information Systems
FALL 2012
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Analyzes information technologies and systems used to maintain data relative to the human resource needs of an organization. Learners examine how human resource management systems are integrated into larger organizational databases and systems. These systems and technologies are evaluated for their effectiveness of achieving human resource and organizational goals.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
Required Resources
Gueutal H., & Stone, D. (2005). The brave new world of eHR: Human resources management in the digital age. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Kavanagh, M. J., Thite, M., & Johnson, R. D. (2012). Human resource information systems. (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
Supplemental Resources
Galagan, P. (2011). The burgeoning metrics market. T+D, 65(7), 26-28. Pfieffelmann, B., Wagner, S. H., & Libkuman, T. (2010). Recruiting on corporate web sites: Perceptions of fit and attraction. International Journal of Selection & Assessment, 18(1), 40-47. Project Management Institute (n.d.). General format. Retrieved from http://www.pmi.org/ Society of Human Resources Management (n.d.). General format. Retrieved from http://www.shrm.org

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Analyze the strategy of the organization, the HR strategy and HR programs with HRIS. 2. Analyze key elements of the design in database HR relationships and evaluate system considerations in the design.

3. Create an HRIS needs analysis and evaluate the acquisition process. 4. Analyze HR metrics to support the justification of the cost of an HRIS system. 5. Create a project management plan and prepare the organization for the implementation. 6. Analyze the complexities of HRIS administration.

7. Analyze talent management and its importance to the organization. 8. Evaluate the use of the Internet to achieve organizational recruiting, training, and development objectives.
9. Evaluate the role of HRIS with performance management, compensation, benefits, and payroll. 10. Examine the difference between domestic and international organizations. 11. Evaluate best practices and legal requirements with information security. 12. Use technology and information resources to research issues in human resource information systems.

13. Write clearly and concisely about human resource information systems using proper writing mechanics.

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HRM 520 Student Version 1122 (1136 10-08-2012) 

HRM 520 – Human Resource Information Systems
WEEKLY COURSE SCHEDULE
The standard requirement for a 4.5 credit hour course is for students to spend 13.5 hours in weekly work. This includes preparation, activities, and evaluation regardless of delivery mode. Week
1
10/11/12

Preparation, Activities, and Evaluation
Preparation


Reading(s)
o Gueutal, Chapter 1: From Personnel Administration to
Business-Driven Human Capital Management: The
Transformation of the Role of HR in the Digital Age
o Kavanagh, Chapter 1: Evolution of Human Resource
Management and Human Resource Information Systems:
The Role of Information Technology
Activities
 Discussions
Evaluation


2
10/18/12

Points

20

None

Preparation


Reading(s)
o Gueutal, Chapter 8: The Effects of eHR System
Characteristics and Culture on System Acceptance and
Effectiveness
o Kavanagh, Chapter 2: Database Concepts and Applications
in Human Resource Information Systems
o Kavanagh, Chapter 3: Systems Considerations in the Design
of a Human Resource Information System: Planning for
Implementation



e-Activity
o Use the Internet to research “software as service”...
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