This course provides an analysis of the processes important to the human and financial resource acquisition and management in Homeland Security agencies. The course will examine (a), recruitment, selection, utilization and development of human resources, with emphasis on employee-management relations and relevant behavioral research. The course (b), next focuses on the basic principles of public agency budgeting. The knowledge and skills necessary to prepare, present and manage a public agency budget and the skills necessary to do so are stressed. Lastly (c), the course examines the issues involved in the researching and writing of effective grant proposals