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Personnel Management Overview


Get acquainted with a range of human resources and personnel management issues in the public sector. Review recruiting, promotion, training, career development, compensation, performance evaluation, discipline and labor relations. Management of special problems such as absenteeism, substance abuse and harassment also are included.


You will learn:

  • How the governmental context of personnel management affects the implementation of human resource policies
  • The key responsibilities of management (and of the unit manager) in the following personnel areas: recruitment, selection, orientation, training and development, promotion, compensation, performance evaluation, discipline and labor relations
  • How to evaluate the components of a personnel management effort in terms of both effectiveness and efficiency
  • About current or emerging problems in personnel management (e.g., sexual harassment, sick leave abuse, substance abuse, dangerous behaviors) and efforts at addressing those problems
  • How to use appropriate legal bases in making personnel decisions

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This program can be applied toward the:

Mon.-Tue., Jul. 13-14
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Jerry Scott, BS, MS, MA
$300: Register by Mon., June 29
$330: Register on or after Tue., June 30 Discount Available
CEUs: 1.2
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. 7310-8362
Registration Deadline: Mon., July 13
Register Now
For more information, contact:
Shirley J. Burks (Bufford), Program Director,, 414-227-3157


Public Admin. Summer 2015
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