2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GSTM 306 - Golf Course Facility Human Resource Management

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 100  and BUSI 120  or COMM 100  

Restriction(s): Recreation and Sports Facility Management BBA students

Corequisite(s): None

This course examines the responsibilities of personnel managers and managers who perform the human resource management functions at Golf Courses or Recreation/Sports facilities. Content includes the five functions of human resource management, recruitment practices, employee selection, avoiding personal bias or discrimination in the workplace, staffing, wage and hour laws, compensation, employee benefits, employee payroll budgeting, employee orientation, staff training, managing employee performance, leadership, motivation, and communication.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Understand how to become an effective planner for a golf facility.
  2. Learn to write a job description.
  3. Understand the various ways to recruit new employees.
  4. Be able to develop a payroll schedule for a golf maintenance or pro shop staff for an entire year.
  5. Understand the most common benefits available to a golf professional or golf superintendent.
  6. Learn to develop a staff training model for your golf operation.
  7. Be able to create an employee handbook for any worker that might be employed at your golf operation.