Past Courses

Below is a list of courses that were offered in past semesters. Current LER students can find current and past course syllabi, if received from faculty, in Illinois Box. To search course offerings beyond what is listed here, search Course Explorer.

  • Spring 2022
  • Fall 2021
  • Spring 2021
  • Spring 2022

    Course Offerings (PDF)  Course Grid (PDF)

    REQUIRED COURSES/THEORY/THESIS

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 590XMacro Research Methods (PhD)Jung
    LER 558Faculty-Student Workshop (PhD Seminar)Weinstein
    LER 591Employment Relations SystemsMun
    LER 591Employment Relations Systems (3/7 – 5/4) (MHRIR Online)Kramer
    LER 593AE1Quantitative Methods in LERLiu
    LER 593CQuantitative Methods in LER (1/10 – 3/6) (MHRIR Online)Ogolsky
    LER 599Thesis Research (PhD)Faculty Specific

    1. UNION-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS AND LABOR RELATIONS POLICY

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 542Collective BargainingRiordan
    LER 542Collective Bargaining (1/10 – 3/6) (MHRIR Online)Riordan
    LER 590CBCollective Bargaining in Sports & EntertainmentLeRoy

    2. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 523Organization Fundamentals for HRBenton
    LER 561Compensation SystemsLyu
    LER 562Human Resources Planning and StaffingRestubog
    LER 564HR Training and Development (2nd 8 Weeks)Zhang
    LER 565HR Management and StrategyWon
    LER 567Negotiation in Human Resource Decisions (1st 8 Weeks)Zhang
    LER 568Firm Performance in Human Resources ManagementWeaver
    LER 597Employee Motivation and Performance (1/10 – 3/6) (MHRIR Online)Franz
    LER 598Designing High Involvement WorkplacesWon

    3. LABOR MARKETS AND EMPLOYMENT

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 545Economics of Human Resources (3/7 – 5/4) (MHRIR Online)Forsythe
    LER 590EGWEconomics of Gender in the WorkforceWeinstein
    LER 590WPPWorkforce Policies & PartnershipsWeaver

    4. INTERNATIONAL HR

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 566International HR ManagementJung
    LER 590CERComparative Employment RelationsMun
    LER 595Managing Diversity Globally (1/10-3/6) (MHRIR Online)Kramer

    OTHER RELATED COURSES

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 590EGovernment Regulation and Employment LawLeRoy
    LER 590EWEmployee Stress, Well-Being & SafetyPark
    LER 590GIManagement of Workplace Gender IssuesPark
    LER 590GTGame Theory and HR StrategyLamare
    LER 590HDAHR Data Analytics (1st 8 Weeks)Drasgow
    LER 590LEELeadership & Employee Engagement (3/7 – 5/4) (MHRIR Online)Pearlman
    LER 590SCMSuccessful Change Management (3/7 – 5/4) (MHRIR Online)Mies/Ireland
    LER 590SJWSocial Justice and the WorkplaceGilbert

    Fall 2021

    Fall 2021 Course Offerings (PDF)  Fall 2021 Course Grid (PDF)

    REQUIRED COURSES/THEORY/THESIS

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 558Faculty-Student Workshop (PhD Seminar)TBA
    LER 559Micro Research Methods (PhD)Newman
    LER 591AEmployment Relations SystemsCardador
    LER 591BEmployment Relations SystemsCardador
    LER 591CEmployment Relations Systems (MHRIR Online Only)Kramer
    LER 593AE1Quantitative Methods in LER*Liu
    LER 593BE1Quantitative Methods in LER*Liu
    LER 593EQuantitative Methods in LER (MHRIR Online Only)Ogolsky
    LER 599Thesis Research (PhD)Faculty Specific

    1. UNION-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS AND LABOR RELATIONS POLICY

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 542Collective BargainingRiordan
    LER 543Workplace Dispute ResolutionLamare

    2. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 522Government RegulationsLeRoy
    LER 523Organization Fundamentals for HRBenton
    LER 561CompensationLyu
    LER 561Compensation (MHRIR Online Only)Schiller
    LER 562Human Resources Planning and StaffingRestubog
    LER 562Human Resources Planning and Staffing (MHRIR Online Only)Restubog
    LER 564HR Training and Development (2nd 8 wks 2hrs)Zhang
    LER 565HR Management and StrategyWon
    LER 565HR Management and Strategy (MHRIR Online Only)Lamare
    LER 567Negotiation in Human Resource Decisions (1st 8 wks 2 hrs)Zhang
    LER 568Firm Performance in Human Resources ManagementWeaver
    LER 569Power and Influence in HR (1st 8 wks 2 hrs)Benton
    LER 590EBEmployee Benefits (1st 8 wks 2 hrs)Lyu
    LER 590ECExecutive Compensation (2nd 8 wks 2 hrs)Jung
    LER 598Implementing High Performing Work SystemsWon

    3. LABOR MARKETS AND EMPLOYMENT

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 545Economics of Human ResourcesForsythe
    LER 590EGWEconomics of Gender and the WorkforceWeinstein
    LER 590WPPWorkforce Policies & PartnershipsWeaver

    4. INTERNATIONAL HR

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 566International HR Management (MHRIR Online Only)Jung
    LER 590CERComparative Employment RelationsMun
    LER 595Managing Diversity GloballyKramer

    OTHER RELATED COURSES

    COURSETITLEFACULTY
    LER 590EWEmployee Stress, Well-Being & SafetyPark
    LER 590GTGame Theory and StrategyLamare
    LER 590HDAHR Data Analytics (1st 8 wks 2 hrs)Drasgow
    LER 590IMImmigration, Employment Law and Public PolicyLeRoy
    LER 590LEELeadership & Employee Engagement (MHRIR Online Only)Pearlman
    LER 590SNSocial Networks in HRM (2nd 8 wks 2 hrs)Benton

    Spring 2021

    Spring 2021 Course Offerings (PDF)  Spring 2021 Course Grid (PDF)

    REQUIRED COURSES/THEORY/THESIS

    COURSE TITLE FACULTY
    LER 557 Human Resources Theory (PhD) Restubog
    LER 558 Faculty-Student Workshop (PhD Seminar) Mun
    LER 591 Employment Relations Systems Mun
    LER 593AE1 Quantitative Methods in LER Liu
    LER 599 Thesis Research (PhD) Faculty Specific

    1. UNION-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS AND LABOR RELATIONS POLICY

    COURSE TITLE FACULTY
    LER 542 Collective Bargaining Riordan
    LER 543 Workplace Dispute Resolution Lamare

    2. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

    COURSE TITLE FACULTY
    LER 523 Organization Fundamentals for HR Benton
    LER 561 Compensation Systems Lyu
    LER 562 Human Resources Planning and Staffing Restubog
    LER 565 HR Management and Strategy Won
    LER 567 Negotiation in Human Resource Decisions (2nd 8 Weeks) Cardador
    LER 568 Firm Performance in Human Resources Management Weaver
    LER 569 Power and Influence in HR Benton
    LER 590EB Employee Benefits (1st 8 Weeks) Lyu
    LER 590ICO Influence, Change, & Politics in the Organization (3/14-5/5 Online) Schultz
    LER 590NPH Negotiation Principle in HR Context (3/14-5/5 Online) Cardador
    LER 597 Employee Motivation and Performance (1/10-3/6 Online) Franz
    LER 598 Designing High Involvement Workplaces Won

    3. LABOR MARKETS AND EMPLOYMENT

    COURSE TITLE FACULTY
    LER 545 Economics of Human Resources Forsythe
    LER 590EGW Economics of Gender in the Workforce Weinstein
    LER 590WPP Workforce Policies & Partnerships Weaver

    4. INTERNATIONAL HR

    COURSE TITLE FACULTY
    LER 566 International HR Management Jung
    LER 590CER Comparative Employment Relations Mun
    LER 595 Managing Diversity Globally (1/10-3/6 Online) Kramer

    OTHER RELATED COURSES

    COURSE TITLE FACULTY
    LER 590CSR Corporate Social Responsibility (2nd 8 Weeks) Jung
    LER 590E Government Regulation and Employment Law LeRoy
    LER 590EW Employee Stress, Well-Being & Safety Park
    LER 590GI Management of Workplace Gender Issues Park
    LER 590GT Game Theory and HR Strategy Lamare
    LER 590HDA HR Data Analytics (1st 8 Weeks) in-person/online Drasgow
    LER 590LEE Leadership & Employee Engagement (1/10-3/5 Online) Pearlman
    LER 590SCM Successful Change Management (3/14-5/5 Online) Mies/Ireland
    LER 590SN Social Networks in HRM Benton
    LER 590TI Technology, Innovation and Future Work Forsythe
    LER 590TM Talent Management; Driving Organizational Effectiveness Ramsey
    LER 590WFO Work, Family & Organizations (1st 8 Weeks) Kramer