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HR 491 Senior Seminar in Human Resources Development
Jones, Robert R.


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.

Course

HR 491- Senior Seminar in Human Resources Development

Semester

S1EE2006

Faculty

Jones, Robert R.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

Master Public Administration-Personnel Mgt. Troy State University 1993
Graduate Certificate Human Resource Management, Chapman University 1996
Bachelor in Arts Human Resource Administration, St. Leo University 1987

Office Location

Moody AFB, Park Office or GC Restaurant, Ray City, Georgia

Office Hours

Anytime except Sunday and after 10PM Mon-Sat

Daytime Phone

229-455-4717, 912-455-2101, or 229-455-5277

E-Mail

robert.jones@park.edu

GC5277@aol.com

jonesgiftcorral@aol.com

Semester Dates

Jan 04-Feb 28, 2006

Class Days

Thusdays Individualized Instruction

Class Time

2000-2130 Hours @ minimum

Prerequisites

EN-306B

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
A Textbook is required of all students in this course.
Annual Editions Human Resources 05/06,15th ed. Fred H. Maidment. (2005 McGraw-Hill/Duskin)isbn 0-07-310212-1

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

http://Georgia.Gov

Course Description:
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 employer's point of view.  3:0:3.

Educational Philosophy:
Educational philosophy centers around motivation. My job is to faclitate and motivate the learning process through lecture and discussion.  Interactiveness between educators and students is paramount.  As a "Senior Seminar" we analyze, assemble and appraise our past educational experiences to a new level. Through our readings, dicussions, tests and project, we'll obtain a superior knowledge in human resource management.

  Instructor Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify three characteristics of learning organizations.
  2. Explain how an organization's human resources can contribute to the competitive advantage and fulfillment of the mission.
  3. List three potential barriers organizations encounter in their attempts to change in their use of human resources.
  4. Describe how changing demographics in our population are impacting the benefit packages and expectations of employees.
  5. Describe three challenges for white males facing more diversity in the work place.
  6. Write a brief assessment of the implementation and use of the diversity programs and the effect of these programs.
  7. Describe two frustrations expressed by current entry-level applicants for positions in organizations.
Class Assessment:
Examinations, presentations, projects and paper.

Grading:
Two Examinations worth 100 points each.
Project paper worth 100 points.
Final grade will be the average of the three scores.

ie: first test 94+ second test 88+ paper 84= 266
  266 divided by 3= 88.6

A is a final between 90 and 100
B is a final between 80 and 89
C is a final between 70 and 79
F is a final 69 and under

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submission of course work is generally not accepted without prior approval or a suprior reason.  "My printer ran out of ink is not valid".

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
No cell usage in class. Military on stand-by please step outside the classroom to answer any calls. During lectures, no talking unless appropriate to the material. Please do not park cars in dormitory parking lot.  Observe the playing of the national anthem.  Civilians stop, face the music and place hand over heart.  If driving, come to a complete stop until music stops.  Remember, pick up any trash and dispose of properly.  Only smoke in designated areas.  Speed limit on base is 25 MPH.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
January 5-------The environment of HRM
January 10------HR and corporate strategy
January 12------ADA & Sexual Harassment
January 17------9/11 and the war on terror
January 19------Meeting Human Resource Requiements
January 24------Selection and Recruitment
January 26------HRIS
January 31------Midterm examination
February 2------Motivating employees
February 7------Diversity
February 9------Employee compensation
February 14-----Health and Safety
February 16-----Disciplinary Actions
February 21-----Unemployment Insurance(not in text)
February 23-----Temporary and partime employees/Ethics
February 28-----Final exam, turn in projects

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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

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 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

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. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners 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 American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent 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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