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BMC 356 HR Perspectives on Work-Life Integration

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Course Description

With the changing demographics of the workforce, there is a need to assess the relationship between work life and family life and the impact they have on each other. Topics include: work and family issues; organizational and personal stress; work and family conflict; dependent care issues, including those of the sandwich generation; role conflict; marital satisfaction; work satisfaction; and workplace and government policies for dealing with multiple work and family demands.


Course Details

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

  • Identify and examine the concept of work-to-family conflict or role conflict.
  • Identify the social and demographic changes that have influenced work and family
  • Analyze the impact of various employment strategies on quality of family life
  • Identify and analyze workplace policies and government legislation and their impact on work-life integration
  • Make a business case for addressing the needs of the employer in areas such as retention, turnover and absenteeism, and the needs of the employee in terms of work-life integration

Formerly: BMC 286 HR Perspectives on Work-Life Balance

Formerly: BMC 147 Work-Life Integration: Creating Balance in Your Life

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 356 - 003 HR Perspectives on Work-Life Integration  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
Online:   17 Jan 2017 to 27 Mar 2017
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $495.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Audrey Farrier
  Reading List / Textbook:  

No Textbook Required

  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
  • This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date.
A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  

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