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


The course will not cover the implementation of IT Systems

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Asynchronous
Apr 09, 2024 to May 13, 2024
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $439.99
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Human Resource Information Systems 
Authors: Johnson, Richard D., Carlson, Kevin D., Kavanagh, Michael J.
Edition: Fifth 
Publisher: Sage Publications 
ISBN-10: 1544396740 
ISBN-13: 978-1544396743

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

Prerequisite: BMC 165 Human Resource Management

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