Technological advances have had a major impact on the use of information for managing human resource functions within both large and small organizations. The collection, storage, and analysis of human resources data is an important element of all human resources systems. Students will examine how information is utilized in the functional areas of human resources. Students will also explore the fundamentals of a human resources information system (HRIS) and best practices for implementation of HRIS. Finally, students will apply needs analysis to recommend an HRIS to an organization.