Human Resource Management in Cultural Organizations

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: HA 488P

An intensive examination of the ways in which staff and volunteers are managed in cultural organizations, with particular emphasis on museum and heritage agencies, and stresses integrated, planned approaches to human resource development. Topics include organizational dynamics; leadership and decision-making; board/staff relations; policy development; position descriptions; recruitment; performance planning; communications; legal considerations; and ethics and professionalism.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of AHVS 488P, HA 488P.
  • Subject to differential fees; consult Fees for Undergraduate Programs.

Undergraduate course in Art History and Visual Studies offered by the Department of Art History and Visual Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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