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 ManagementSemesterF1B 2009 BLFacultySaucedo, AndyTitleAdjunct FacultyDegrees/CertificatesM.B.A. - Business AdministrationB.S. - Business AdminstrationOffice LocationComputer LabOffice HoursThe last hour of class will be one to one, research, and computer assignments time.Daytime Phone915.253.0517Other Phone575.527.7661E-Mailandysaucedo@firstname.lastname@example.orgSemester DatesAugust 14, - October 2Class Days-----F-Class Time5:00 - 10:00 PMPrerequisitesAC 202 & HR 353Credit Hours3Textbook: Compensation Management in a Knowedge-Based World by Richard Henson, 10th edition.Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstoreAdditional Resources: Will be supplied by the Instructor.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 facilitator's educational philosophy is one based on lectures, videos, readings, case studies, exams, research work referred as disputations ideas, issues, and contradictions.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. Instructor Learning OutcomesDiscuss the importance of a rapidly growing global economy.Discuss the dimensions of a compensation system.Evaluate the components of a compensation program.Understand the importance of relating pay to the organization's strategy.Understand the relationship between legislation and compensation.Identify the proper procedures used for collecting job information.Discuss the major parts of a basic job description.Discuss the influence of federal government legislation on job evaluations.Evaluate jobs using FES.Understand how to create a survey.Understand the use of pay grades for different employee groups.Discuss the kinds of pay plans useful for compensation team members.Discuss the challenges facing organizations in providing compensation benefits.Discuss the various kinds of short-term incentive programs and long-term incentive programs.Discuss the problems related to measuring and rating employee performance.Analysis the kinds of benefits and services employees are offered.Understand the organizational budgeting process.Core Assessment: Final Exam and Case Study Report
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: 4 Mini Papers pertaining to Compensation per Chapters 1-4, 6-10, 11-14, 15-18
Exam I (Chapters 1-4)
Final Exam (Chapters 5-18)
Internet Assignment Grading: Mini-Papers 20%
Exam I 15%
Final Exam 30%
Case Study 15%
Internet Assign. 10%
Performance Ap. 10% 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.
HR 434 Compensation Management
F1B 2009 BL
M.B.A. - Business AdministrationB.S. - Business Adminstration
The last hour of class will be one to one, research, and computer assignments time.
August 14, - October 2
5:00 - 10:00 PM
AC 202 & HR 353
Textbook: Compensation Management in a Knowedge-Based World by Richard Henson, 10th edition.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: Will be supplied by the Instructor.
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/.
Educational Philosophy: The facilitator's educational philosophy is one based on lectures, videos, readings, case studies, exams, research work referred as disputations ideas, issues, and contradictions.
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 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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Rules of Conduct will be enforced per the 2008-09 Park University Student Handbook and Codes of Ethics.
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 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
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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