UT Dallas 2022 Undergraduate Catalog

OBHR4395 - Capstone Senior Project - Human Resource Management

OBHR 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Human Resource Management (3 semester credit hours) This course is intended to complement theory and to provide an in-depth, hands-on experience in all aspects of a real business project. Students will work in teams as consultants on projects of interest to industry and will be involved in specifying the problem and its solution, designing and analyzing the solution, and developing recommended solutions. The deliverables will include reports that document these steps as well as a final project report, including the challenges faced by the team. Teams will also make presentations. The focus of this course is on a senior project in which students apply their knowledge to create a strategic human resource plan for an actual organization. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the strategic options within Human Resource Management functions, how the functions interrelate, and use this knowledge to create a comprehensive HR plan to support the goals of that business. At the end of the semester, students present their HR plan to leaders of the organization. Some lectures will be combined with case study analyses to enable students to explore the various theories of human resource strategy, the subsystems of HR, and how they must be aligned to support strategy execution. Prerequisites: BCOM 4300 and OBHR 3330 and any four of the HRM core (BLAW 3301 or OBHR 4331 or OBHR 4333 or OBHR 4334 or OBHR 4335 or OBHR 4354). (3-0) Y