HST870 - Advanced Applications in HRIS

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Subject Title
Advanced Applications in HRIS

Subject Description
Human Resources Management gains strength and strategic value from business intelligence (BI). As part of an overall human resources information management system (HRIMS) strategy, various software tools, including databases and spreadsheets, provide efficiency with the management of data and conversion to information for decision making purposes.  This course will introduce the student to SAP HCM, advanced data mining and other software tools. Hands-on work will allow the student to gain and develop knowledge related to information management within a human resources setting.

Credit Status
One credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Relate knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to an actual application.
  2. Understand the framework of human resources information management including decision support systems.
  3. Apply common navigation techniques of the SAP system to find HR functions.
  4. Apply common infotypes of the SAP HCM module to HR transactions.
  5. Relate the data distribution capabilities of SAP HCM to satisfy business intelligence needs within HR, including data mining with spreadsheets.
  6. Understand elements of HRIS budgeting and implementation within an ERP environment.
  7. Apply functions of spreadsheet software for data mining and analysis purposes.

Essential Employability Skills

    •  Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

    •  Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

    •  Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

    •  Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

    •  Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

    •  Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

    •  Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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