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Managing Human Resources Departments for
Tribal Organizations and Enterprises




In today’s workplace, the human resources department does more than manage the paperwork for hiring and paying the organization’s personnel. In addition to those basic functions, the HR department is expected to manage performance, facilitate employee advancement and ensure a productive work environment. Using policies, evaluation, compensation and training, HR professionals are tasked with hiring the right people, improving productivity and dealing with problems when they arise.

This comprehensive class will cover the most important things you need to know to effectively manage a tribal HR department. Our experienced instructor will walk you through the hiring and compensation process, discuss the importance of organizational charts and job descriptions and give you tools to help you identify the training needs in your organization. This training will help you to raise productivity and employee satisfaction in your organization — register now!

T O P I C S   I N C L U D E
Establishing HR Management Systems
  • Organizational mission and objectives
  • Organizational strategic posture
  • Centralization vs. decentralization
  • Departmentalization
Organizational Charts
  • Authority and responsibility
  • Line authority and staff authority
  • Uses of organizational charts
Compensation
  • Developing a compensation system
  • Wage surveys
  • Fringe benefits
  • Affordability
Employee Recruitment and Selection
  • Typical staffing processes
  • Vacancy announcements
  • Applicant evaluation processes
  • Interviewing
Writing Position Descriptions
  • Job analysis and specification
  • Developing position descriptions
  • Periodic review
  • Position qualification statements
Performance Standards and Evaluation
  • Developing performance standards
  • Developing performance metrics
  • Communicating expectations
  • Formal appraisals
  • Performance interviews
  • Responses and follow-up
Diversity in the Tribal Workplace
  • Organizational strategies
  • Cultural and socioeconomic diversity
  • Skills for working together
Employee Conduct and Discipline
  • Policy and employee handbooks
  • Progressive discipline
  • Grievance procedures
HR Training
  • Importance of new employee training
  • Identifying training needs
  • Training resources
HR and Social Media
  • Designing a social media policy
  • Handling problems that arise
  • Understanding what information can and cannot be used in the workplace
  • Case studies

*Topics subject to change.

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