Dennis Weislo

Dennis Weislo


Part-Time Faculty in Management




Office Phone: (734) 479-3420



Academic Programs

  • Management

Dennis Weislo


Mr. Weislo has over 30 years of Human Resource Management experience in both union and non-union environments, with the majority of his Human Resources experience spent in the automotive, aerospace, educational, and metals recycling sectors.  He has been a part-time faculty member of the Wayne State University Mike Ilitch School of Business since June of 2000, where he has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in Human Resource Management, Compensation and Benefits, Employee and Labor Relations, and Organizational Behavior and Organizational Theory. His teaching interests include Human Resource Management, Labor and Employee Relations, and keeping up with current trends with changes in organizational corporate culture, and employment and labor law.  He received his Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification in January of 2007, and he is also a Certified Labor Relations Specialist (CLRS), a certification he received from Michigan State University in July of 2009. 


Master of Arts In Industrial Relations, Wayne State University, December 1987.

Bachelor of Arts, The University of Michigan (Dearborn), August 1983.

Additional Education and Certifications:

- Certified Labor Relations Specialist (CLRS), Michigan State University, 2009-Present.

- OSHA Authorized General Industry Trainer, 2011-Present.

- SPHR Exam Preparation Instructor - 2011-Present.

- Holder of Senior Professional In Human Resources (SPHR) Certification, 2007-Present.


Specialties: employee and labor relations, recruiting and staffing, compensation and benefits, payroll management and administration, training and development, University-level college instruction, health, safety, and security (OSHA Compliance), mergers and acquisitions, and labor and employment law.

Additional Expertise: Human Resource Management, Employee Relations, Onboarding, Recruiting, Personnel Management, Employment Law, New Hire Orientations, Organizational Development, Employee Training, Payroll Management and Administration, Performance Management, Benefits Administration, Interviews, Sourcing of Employment Candidates, Health, Safety and Security, Mergers and Acquisitions, Employment Policy Development and Administration. 

Research and teaching interests

Instruct graduate and undergraduate Management courses in Human Resources Management, Compensation and Benefits, Industrial and Labor Relations, and Organizational Behavior and Organizational Theory.


Outstanding Faculty Award from the Wayne State University Department of Student Accessibility Services, June 2004.

Courses taught by Dennis Weislo

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022