Designed for the working professional who wants to focus on a particular area of study, the Human Resources Management certificate provides a substantial base that can be used for career advancement or continuation in Lasell’s Master of Science in Management Program. Each certificate is composed of five three-credit courses and can be completed within nine months. Candidates to the certificate programs must hold a bachelor’s degree and submit an application for study in the graduate program along with all necessary documents.
Candidates to the certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree and submit an application for study in the graduate program along with all necessary documents.
There are three courses (9 credits) that are part of the Core Curriculum. They are:
COM 709 - Negotiations & Conflict Resolution
This is a communication skills course designed to better understand the nature of conflict and its resolution through persuasion, collaboration, and negotiation. Students learn theories of interpersonal and organizational conflict and its resolution as applied to personal, corporate, historical, and political contexts. Students assess their own styles, skills, and values, and develop techniques to better resolve disputes, achieve objectives, and exert influence.
MGMT 728 - Human Resources Management
This course examines the staffing function of management including planning, recruiting, selection, training, motivation, appraisal, compensation, labor laws, and organizational development. The course also addresses the current issues affecting the human resource manager including the changing work force and need to increase productivity as well as changes in the areas of unions and affirmative action.
MGMT 731 - Human Resource Law
This course introduces students to individual employment law, which is concerned with rules that govern the relations between employers and employees, primarily as applicable to non-unionized workers. The course includes such subject areas as identifying a contract of employment, creation and modification of the employment relationship, the common law obligations of employee and employer, the employer’s statutory obligations to its employees, privacy in the workplace, human rights legislation in the workplace, and the termination of employment.
Two additional courses (6 credits) are required to complete the certificate. The courses can be any graduate Management courses.
|COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|MGMT703||Strategic Information Management||3|
|MGMT708||Aging & Technology||3|
|MGMT713||Fundraising & Development||3|
|MGMT714||Principles of Project Management||3|
|MGMT721||Elder Care Policy & Politics||3|
|MGMT722||Housing & Long-Term Care Options||3|
|MGMT724||Marketing to Seniors||3|
|MGMT726||Services & Programs for Older Adults||3|
|MGMT728||Human Resources Management||3|
|MGMT730||Health Management for Seniors||3|
|MGMT731||Human Resource Law||3|
|MGMT734||Aging in American Society||3|
|MGMT736||Leadership & Operations in Lodging Mgmt||3|
|MGMT741||Marketing Research & Data Analytics||3|
|MGMT743||Fundraising Concepts & Practices||3|
|MGMT747||Event Management Operations||3|
|MGMT749||Ethical Theory & Management||3|
|MGMT750||Ldrship & Ops in Casino & Resort Mgmt||3|
|MGMT754||Revenue Management in Hospitality||3|
|MGMT755||Sustainability in Hosp & Event Mgmt||3|
|MGMT756||Policy & Brand Management in Hospitality||3|
|MGMT757||Hosp & Event Law, Ethics, & Risk Mgmt||3|
|MGMT758||Service Quality Management||3|
|MGMT760||New Product Development||3|
|MGMT798||Research Project Capstone||3|
Candidates seeking admission to a certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate through academic background and/or work experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.
*Materials should be addressed to:
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
Online Information Session
Tuesday, 2/19 @ 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, 2/21 @ 12 p.m.