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BMC 208 Human Resources Information Management

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Course Description

Human Resource (HR) departments are accountable for housing and using vast amounts of data that are needed to support human resource and business processes, enable business unit decisions and inform strategic planning. Explore issues around the definition, collection, and use of an electronic HR strategy (e-HR) and related information to improve information flow within and across organizational boundaries.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of the Human Resource Information Management course, you will be able to:

  •  Assess current practices of human resource information management and the use of e-HR strategies.
  • Describe human resource information management needs from multiple stakeholder perspectives
  • Identify the advantages of using an e-HR for your business
  • Consider potential tools and technologies to improve e-HR strategies for delivering core HR services and managing people more effectively


Students must complete and pass BMC 152 Learning Online AND BMC 165 Human Resource Management prior to taking this course.


The course will not cover the implementation of IT Systems

For online offerings: unless notified, the course will not be available until 9 am start date.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 208 - 015 Human Resources Information Management  
  Spring 2017   Status:  Available
Online:   18 Apr 2017 to 22 May 2017
Hours: 15.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    395.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Vicky Roy, PhD
  Reading List / Textbook:  

The textbook for this course is available as an ebook online at the University of Calgary Library. Students who would prefer to purchase a hard copy of this textbook may purchase it from the University of Calgary bookstore.

Title: The e-HR Advantage: The Complete Handbook for Technology-Enabled

Edition: 1st

Author: Waddill, D; Marquardt, M

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

For information on the UofC Bookstore hours, store locations or how to purchase textbooks please go to: http://www.calgarybookstore.ca

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Textbooks and course packs are available for purchase from our UofC Bookstore, located at the main campus on the first floor of the MacEwan Student Centre.  If you prefer, visit the Bookstore website to order online and have them delivered to your home or office.  - http://calgarybookstore.ca/

  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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