Queen's University

MIR 802-809, 811-819

1.0 Unit each

Each of the seminars listed below (MIR 802-809 and 811) are designed to provide students with critical analytical, research, and interpersonal skills required of Human Resources and Labour Relations professionals in the workplace. Each seminar meets over a four-week period, and students are required to take three seminars which together will be considered a half-course.

Students also have the option of taking three additional seminars, which may be counted as an elective credit. Additional non-credit skills based seminars will be added for Arts Leadership students to build their knowledge of arts industry associations and unions such as Canadian Actors’ Equity Association,
American Federation of Musicians (AFM), ACTRA, IATSE, and SOCAN.

MIR 802 Change Management Skills: Strategies in a period of transition for planning, communicating, team building, stress management, and dealing with difficult people.

MIR 803 Quantitative Skills - Regression, t-tests, ANOVA, and other quantitative models.

MIR 804 Qualitative Skills - Interviews, case study, and other qualitative methods.

MIR 805 Labour Relations Skills - Costing agreements, grievance handling, negotiations, etc.

MIR 806 Human Resource Management Skills

MIR 807 Strategic Bargaining Components

MIR 808 Team Skills

MIR 809 Mediation Skills

MIR 811 Occupational Health and Safety Skill