Business Administration Courses
BUAD 4507 Talent Acquisition (3 credits)
This course focuses on a specific area in Human Resources Management, namely personnel selection and placement. In seeking to improve the performance and retention of employees, organizations recognize the importance of hiring as an important means to this end. This course is designed to provide a conceptual understanding of personnel selection practices, and how these practices contribute as a human resource (HR) function to job performance, organizational efficiency, and organizational effectiveness. This course will examine important concepts in personnel selection such as reliability and validity, as well as provide an understanding of various types of selection tests and assessments in current practice. Thus, part of this course will provide the background necessary for the future practice and application of personnel selection activities. As the course progresses, continually ask yourself, "How can I improve selection and placement processes in organizations?" Prerequisite(s): BUAD 4456.
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