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Course Number:56
Category:Relocation Planning
Field of Study:Business Management & Organization
Audience:HR Managers, HR Generalists
Level of Difficulty:Intermediate
Delivery Method:QAS Self Study
Prerequisites: Some college level courses with moderate algebraic training
Advanced Preparation:None
OverviewThis course reviews the numerous factors that must be taken into account before moving an office or plant within the United States. We particularly focus on labor costs involved in opening a new facility. Here we examine wage levels and structures, labor productivity, cost of living, moving expenses, and the impact of a move on current employees.
Learning Objectives:
  • Identify reasons for relocating a facility
  • Recognize changes to markets and resources within the U.S.
  • Identify the requirements of the U.S. Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
  • Determine relevant location factors
  • Recognize considerations involved in staffing a new operation
  • Determine the steps for closing a facility
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