This is an introductory course for HRM specialization that will help students to acquaint with the roles and the functions of the HRM. From the beginning of its life until its end, every business is faced with people issues. People are the essence of any business and it is Human Resources that makes or breaks a business. Students in this course are going to gain knowledge on the evolution of the subject matter to understand its origin and reasons for why it was developed. They will analyze different HR trends and challenges from both an employee’s point of view and an employer’s point of view. The topics are designed in the way that will improve students’ understanding and knowledge of the course. The course will cover the topics such as the importance of equal employment opportunity, compensation, training, job analysis, recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, talent management, labor relations and collective bargaining, etc. This course challenges the students to recognize, understand, and apply HRM concepts and functions. Further, it helps students enhance their HR skills through use of case studies, in-class assignments, projects discussions, and develop the necessary analytical and critical thinking required to understand problems that HR managers face and to handle them responsibly.