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NC.BUS-2B - People Management - Yasser Issa

Course:People Management
Professor:Yasser Issa
  • Online
Course Length:
  • 4 Week


Hello and Welcome to the course! I am very excited that you are taking this course to sharpen your professional skills and I am thrilled to share in your personal and professional development journey. 

This is a 24-hour course.  Be sure to post to the first discussion board by the deadline in order to stay enrolled in the course.

Course Description

Examines tools to effectively hire, manage, motivate, and retain talent. Examines the employment life cycle from a supervisor and business leader’s perspective.

What to Expect in this Course

We strongly encourage you to strive toward passing the Human Resources Academy courses. If you earn a passing grade in all courses associated with a certificate you can earn a certificate of completion! This will increase your value to future employers, give you something to show for all your hard work, and strengthen your resume and/or LinkedIn profile! More detailed information can be found on Canvas. In order to receive a Pass for attending this course, participants are encouraged to:

  • Watch all videos
  • Fully participate in discussion boards
  • Complete final assignment
  • Earn at least 80% of the total points.

Types of Assessments

This class is offered as noncredit. All noncredit courses are graded as Pass (P) or No Pass (NP). Grade Breakdown:
• Pass (P) = 80 - 100%
• No Pass (NP) = Less than 80%

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

All course materials will be provided within the Canvas course.

Other Relevant Course Information

Supervisor’s Roadmap Certificate

Provides supervisors, managers, and business leaders with an in-depth employment law review and the strategies and tools to more effectively hire, manage, motivate and retain talent.  Designed for those interested in moving into a supervisor role or into a leadership role with additional employment oversight responsibilities.  To earn this certificate, you must complete the following two courses.


Identifies and connects relevant employment laws affecting the workplace to the supervisor’s role in ensuring compliance, including laws pertaining to EEO, prevention of discrimination and harassment, wage and hour, employee health and safety, and benefits and leaves of absences.


Examines the employment life cycle from a supervisor and business leader’s perspective. Prepares supervisors to more effectively hire, manage, motivate, and retain talent. Focuses on recruitment and selection, onboarding, performance and employee conflict management, and compliance and safety.

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

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Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

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Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

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Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

College of the Canyons cares about your emotional and physical health. Learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including free counseling and mental health services available during this time by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center website or by calling them at: 661-362-3259.

The National Suicide Lifeline number is 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK). Please call it if you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress - it could save someone's life.

You can also use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. It's free, available 24/7, and confidential.

Veterans Resource Center

The College of the Canyons Veterans Resource Center is a department within the Student Services Division at the college, created to help veterans and veteran dependents with applying to College of the Canyons, enrolling in classes, and requesting VA Education or Vocational Benefits. For more information please visit the Veterans Resource Center website, email or phone (661) 362-3469.


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Last updated: 12/03/2021 Sub#: 170