Summer Online Courses

You can now search in schedule of courses to enroll for this summer and fall, and next spring at https://schedule.msu.edu/. Enroll in these online courses using Schedule Builder during your enrollment period starting March 13th. Keep in mind that some courses below require prerequisites and you can view them in schedule of courses.

ISS 225 : Your Rights in the Workplace | Section 730

5/15/2017 - 6/29/2017

This course is part of the Social Science Integrative Studies curriculum focusing on the power and exchange relationships in the employment relationship. Learn to identify employees’ rights in the workplace in the U.S. including protections against discrimination, recognize and discuss the various social science influences on issues related to employees’ rights and benefits and develop critical thinking and persuasive communication skills related to standards for employees’ rights and benefits.

HRLR 201 : Human Capital & Society | Section 730

5/15/2017 - 6/29/2017

This introductory course will provide you an essential foundation in the field of human capital and the role human capital plays in organizations. Gain an integrative understanding of the primary functions of human capital management and learn contemporary human capital management functions as practiced in most moderate and large organizations. Understand the roles and responsibilities of human capital professionals and understand the issues affecting workers today including financial issues (i.e. student loan debt, poor credit), discrimination, and barriers to employment such as transportation and work-family conflict.

HRLR 211 : Introduction to Organizational Leadership | Section 730

5/15/2017 - 6/29/2017

Leadership is one of the most critical aspects of any organization. From the CEO to front-line managers, leadership effectiveness largely determines the realization of organizational goals and the performance of an organization. This course will introduce you to the concepts of leadership and familiarize you with various theories of leadership. Upon completion of this class, you will be able to describe current theories about leadership, describe the effects of various forms of leadership on members, groups, and the organization, analyze your own personality and leadership styles, identify ways to improve your leadership, and apply concepts and theories of leadership in real-world situations.

HRLR 212 : Career Management | Section 730

7/5/2017 - 8/18/2017

Career Management is open to students interested in any career field. This course is designed to help you understand and develop the skills necessary to build successful careers and provide you with self-assessment opportunities you can use to shape your early-career decision making and development activities. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to understand how personal characteristics influence career decision making and career satisfaction, navigate the job search process and find a job, build a social network, write a winning resume, ace the job interview, negotiate a starting salary, manage politics at work and formulate an early-career development plan.

For more information