Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.CourseHR 434 Compensation ManagementSemesterF2Y 2008 MNFacultyMorton, DavidTitleAdjunct InstructorDegrees/CertificatesMA - Human Resources ManagementBS - Industrial TechnologyOffice LocationNSA MidSouth, Millington, TNDaytime Phone901-268-2244Other Phone901-837-0746E-MailDavid.Morton@Park.eduDave8757@aol.comSemester Dates10/20/2008 to 12/14/2008Class Days---W---Class Time5:00 - 9:30 PMCredit Hours3Textbook: Compensation Management in a Knowledge Based World, Henderson, R., Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2006.
ISBN 0-13-149479-1.Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstoreTextbooks can be purchased through the Parkville BookstoreAdditional Resources: McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email email@example.com or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.Course Description: HR 434 Compensation Management: A study of compensation theories, policies, systems and practices with emphasis on the design of effective compensation programs. The course views compensation basically from the employers point of view. 3:0:3. Prerequisite: AC202 and HR 353Educational Philosophy: The instructor will use lectures, group work, text, class discussions, examinations, writings, videos, PowerPoint
presentations, and the internet as significant components of this learning process. To enhance the learning process, students are encouraged to participate in classroom discussions and other learning activities.Learning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesIdentify three key processes and systems in the compensation management field.Describe three current, Compensation Management issuesIdentify the differences between direct and indirect compensation and define each of the direct and indirect forms of compensation described in the text.Apply the Key Steps to Formulate a Total Compensation Strategy.Identify the dimensions that comprise a pay structure and factors that influence the structure.Explain the differences between job-based, knowledge-based and competency-based pay structure.Describe the legally required benefits by employee class. Core Assessment: Final Exam and Case Study Report
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Students will be required to complete all assignments. Class attendance and participation are absolutely essential. Current event reports and oral presentation assignments will be critical parts of this class. Satisfactory participation in this class may prove difficult if the student has not completed the required reading assignments.
Grading: Mid-Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 30%
Four Current Event Reports - 20%
Paper/Presentation - 20%
Class Participation - 5%
F 59 and below or 3 consecutive unexcused absencesThe course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
HR 434 Compensation Management
F2Y 2008 MN
MA - Human Resources ManagementBS - Industrial Technology
NSA MidSouth, Millington, TN
10/20/2008 to 12/14/2008
5:00 - 9:30 PM
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: All students are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner. It is the student's responsibility to contact the instructor, either by phone, email, or in person, should an absence be anticipated.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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