Human Resource Management 323
Welcome to Human Resource Management 323: Injury Compensation and Disability Management, a three-credit, senior undergraduate course examining the compensation of workplace injuries and the management of disability in Canadian workplaces. The purpose of this course is to provide students with a broad grounding in the practice and research literature in these fields. The course emphasizes understanding the experience of workers as they move through injury compensation and disability management processes, as well as understanding the political economy of injury compensation and disability management.
There are no prerequisites for this course, but you will need research and writing skills appropriate to a senior-level university course. See the Resources links at the bottom of the page for help.
We recommend that you start by watching the course introduction video (4.46 min.) by Bob Barnetson, Course Coordinator. (Click on the full screen icon on the left to see a larger video.) If you prefer, the transcript of this video is also available.
Before beginning your study, it is also important that you read the online Student Manual, which contains information you need to complete this course successfully, including information on the course contract, applying for examinations, library services, student services, student support, and the MyAU portal.
It is also crucial that you read the online Course Manual, which contains a list of course materials, a suggested weekly study schedule, and information on the assignments you will need to do to complete. It is recommended that you read this manual carefully before you begin to work through the Study Guide.
The online Study Guide is the main body of your course; it contains the course units, unit learning objectives, required readings, and learning activities.