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BMC 355 Building a Positive Workplace

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Course Description

Employee retention and engagement are key goals of HR and management.  Creating a respectful workplace and acknowledging ethics, performance management and a healthy blend of work and life, will ensure organizational goals can be realized in a positive workplace.  Examine the organization’s retention and engagement strategies in alignment with talent management practices and make suggestions for improvement.


Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define a positive workplace and describe the factors that contribute to it
  • Gain a deeper understanding of how organizations and employees regard work and workplace differently and what impact this can have
  • Analyze the culture of your organization, individual and organizational factors which impact on retention and engagement
  • Conduct an analysis of the tenure of the employees and organizational conditions which build a positive and engaging workplace/environment

Formerly BMC 175 Employee Relations: Building a Positive Workplace

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 355 - 002 Building a Positive Workplace  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
Class:   Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30AM - 4:00PM
01 Feb 2017 to 03 Feb 2017
Number of Sessions: 3 Sessions
Hours: 20.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $445.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Val Carter
  Reading List / Textbook:  No Textbook Required
  Section Notes:  

This is an intensive course scheduled on three days - Wednesday, Thursday and Friday on February 1, 2 & 3. 

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you pre-read or familiarize yourself with course materials prior to the course.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Students will be required to complete assignments during the week and may be asked to prepare a final assignment after the course has ended.

The instructor may choose to use Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning environment, to post the Course Outline and other course materials. If you have questions about using D2L, let your instructor know when you attend the first class. D2L may not be available before the start date of the course.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  

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