MLER Program and SMLR Learning Objectives

 

An MLER student will be sure to meet all the SMLR objectives by taking required courses, which together, encompass the seven areas of learning established as important for our students:

  • Introductory Seminar  (I, IV)
  • Research Methods (II, III)
  • Workforce Diversity choice among courses (V)
  • Collective Bargaining (VI, VII)

SMLR learning objectives have been established for each MLER course. By taking additional courses to round out their program of study, MLER student will have additional opportunities to excel in important areas of learning.

Number

Short Name

SMLR LEARNING CATEGORIES

500

Introductory Seminar

I, IV

501

Research Methods

II, III

502

Writing in Employment Relations

I

504

Leadership

VI, VII

505

Negotiation

VI, VII

506

Theories of LER

IV

508

Group Process and Teams

VI, VII

509

American Workers & Politics

V

510

The Inclusive Workplace

V, VI

511

Emotional Intelligence

IV, VI

512

Self-Development for Prof Success

VI, VII

515

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

VI

520

Benefits and Social Insurance

V

525

Public Sector Employment Issues

V

526

Immigration & Public Policy

V

530

Globalization & Corp Restructuring

V

538

Financial Analysis & Corp Governance

II

541

Women and Work

V

550

Labor Law

V, VI

551

Seminar in Minorities & Work

V

555

Globalization & Work

V

556

Organizational Design & Structure

V

557

Trends & Problems – Nonunion

V

558

Seminar in Workplace Democratization

V

560

Collective Bargaining

VI, VII

562

Seminar in Intl/Comparative

V

563

New Directions in Collective Bargaining

VI

565

Public Sector Collective Bargaining

VI

566

Work and Social Change

IV, V

570

Interest Dispute Settlement

VI

575

Grievance Processes & Arbitration

VI

581

Structure & Government U.S. Unions

V

612

Labor/Employment History

V