HR 491 Senior Seminar in Human Resources Development
S1D 2006 DAZ
Hepler, Linda E.
Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
16 Jan - 12 Mar 06
TBD, Individualized Instruction
Textbook: Human Resources 04/05, Annual Editions, Maidment, Fred H., Editor, McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 14th edition, 2004.
Course Description: This course is intended to integrate concepts and techniques from the Human Resources curriculum into a framework of applied programs. This course is designed for the advanced student and will give the student an opportunity to investigate and synthesize various concepts of Human Resources management and to relate them to 'real world' situations. Pre-requisite: : EN306B. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The course will be taught through the use of faculty/student discussions, case studies, and interviews with currently practicing professionals. The course will present the student with information on the integration between strategy and human resources as approached from a general managerial perspective.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Grades for unit assignments and participation will be assigned in an on-going format. Individual grade updates are available at any time upon request from the student.
The final grade will be determined using the following measurements:
Attendance/Participation 30 points
Unit Written Assignments (10 points each) 70 points
Personal Interview (35 points each) 70 points
Analysis of Interviews 30 points
Total 200 points
A...........................180 - 200 points
B...........................160 - 179 points
C...........................140 - 159 points
D...........................120 - 139 points
F............................below 120 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Assignments are due as outlined in the course syllabus. Any late submissions must be coordinated and approved by the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Student is responsible for attending class as scheduled and notifying the instructor in the event of an absence. Roll will be taken each class.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1: Introduction
Unit 1: Human Resources Management in Perspective
Week 2: Unit 2: Meeting Human Resources Requirements
Week 3: Unit 3: Creating a Productive Work Environment
Preliminary Interview Plan Submitted for Feedback
Week 4: Unit 4: Developing Effective Human Resources
Week 5: Unit 5: Implementing Compensation, Beliefs, and Workplace Safety
Final Interview Plan Submitted
Week 6: Unit 6: Fostering Employee/Management Relationships
Week 7: Unit 7: International Human Resource Management
Week 8: Written Reports of Interviews and Analysis Due
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.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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