Social media impacts the human resources department in many ways. Feeding our desire for instant gratification, the reaction to and fallout from employee social media posts demand that HR professionals understand the risks, roadblocks and opportunities associated with social media. This class will review the evolving legal issues generated by the use of social media by employees inside and outside the workplace and assist the HR department in developing an action plan.
Key Learning Objectives:
- Gain an understanding of the legal implications associated with social media in the workplace
- Examine relevant issues and laws
- Identify key components of an effective social media policy
This course may be taken independently or applied toward a 10-course certificate in Human Resources Management or Supervisory Management offered through Extended Studies.