HR 434 Compensation Management
S1OO 2006 WO
MA HRDBS History
FTLW #10 573-329-2798
15 January - 11 March 2007
5:00 - 10:20 PM
Henderson, R. (July 2000) Compensation Management in a Knowledge Based World. (8th ed.) Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
This course comprises a detailed study of the ways in which organizations reward employees for work accomplishment. Core topics include motivational factors in the work place, the evolution of compensation systems, factors that influence compensation, non-monetary incentive programs, job analysis, job description, determining pay structure, measuring job performance, employee benefits, and administration of compensation systems, policies and procedures relating to compensation.
Grading: Grading:EXAMS: (mid-term and final) 40 POINTS (20 EACH) RESEARCH BRIEFING 5 POINTS CURRENT EVENT BRIEF 10 POINTS COMPENSATION POLICY BRIEF 10POINTS COMPENSATION POLICY 35POINTS TOTAL POSSIBLE POINTS 100 (Additional points may be awarded for research briefings, as approved by the instructor) GRADING POLICY: Grades will be calculated as follows: GRADE SCALE: 90 TO 100 POINTS: A 80 TO 90 POINTS: B 70 TO 80 POINTS: C
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Participation in each class is expected and will be included as an element of the final grade. Students missing class for legitimate reasons must contact the instructor or Park University FLW prior to the absence. The student is responsible for making up work missed during the absence. Two consecutive unexcused absences will result in the student receiving an academic withdrawal from the course. Two or more non-consecutive absences may result on administrative withdrawal and a grade of "F". A student with unexcused absences may ineligible to receive a grade of "Incomplete".
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week/Date Topic (s) Reading Assignment Assignment 1/15 Jan Macroeconomic Chaps 1 thru 5 Current event/history research compensation concepts Development of notional organization 2/22 Jan Legislation and Chaps 6 thru 9 Job analysis, description and Compensation- Current event/history brief. Microeconomic Compensation concepts 3/29Jan Surveying market pay Chaps 10 thru 12 Mid-term exam Designing pay structure preparation Review for mid-term exam 4/5 Jan MID-TERM EXAM Chaps 13 thru 14 (in class) Brief job analysis. Description/evaluation Prepare compensation policy 5/12 Feb Incentive systems Chaps 15 thru 16 Situational exercises Prepare policy/procedures brief 6/19 Feb Benefits and services Chaps 17 thru 18 Conduct policy/procedures brief 7/26 Feb Briefings on Review for final Final preparation Policy/procedures Turn in policy/procedures 8/5 March FINAL EXAM Class will break at 45 minute intervals
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