HR 434 Compensation Management
S2J 2010 IN
Newman-Carter, Pam S.
BS - Accounting & ManagementMBA
3/15/10 – 05/09/10
5:30 - 9:50 PM
Textbook: Compensation Management in Knowledge Based World, 10th ed. ISBN 0-13-149479-1
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Educational Philosophy: Instructor Newman’s educational philosophy is based on using a variety of methods in learning, focusing on the interactive. Lectures, readings, quizzes, group work, class discussion, examinations, writing, and use of the Internet are significant components of this learning process. Students will be required to analyze, criticize, and synthesize information learned. Students are encouraged to participate in the lively exploration of ideas, issues, and contradictions.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Students will be required to complete all assignments. Since we will ALL be sharing our educational and work life experiences during this learning process, class attendance and participation are absolutely essential. Reading, written current event reports, and oral presentation assignments will be the launching point of many class activities. Satisfactory participation in this class may prove difficult if you have not completed the required reading assignments.
You will complete various oral presentations throughout the class. You will be giving presentations on current events, assigned topics and chapters as discussed on the first evening of class. Some assignments will be individual and others will be group assignments. Groups will be arranged on the first evening of class and details will be reviewed regarding various assignments.
You will be providing two current event oral assignments. These will be a review of one or more articles that you feel is relevant to the discussion taking place that evening. Appropriate communication skills are a necessity for success in the business world. You may utilize a variety of business resources such as newspapers, trade magazines, Internet, etc. Please provide a copy of the article(s) to the instructor. Articles should be no older than 1 year and can be about any human resource compensation/benefit topic of your choice. Use your professional experiences to add insight in explaining the theory, topic or concept being explored. Be sure to answer the “So what?” question and explain what value this adds to you as a businessperson. Two to three minute oral reviews will be given in class on each current event.
Current Events 10
Oral Presentations 20
Quizzes/Assignments/Projects/Participation/Case Study 40
Total points possible 100
A 90 – 100%
B 80 – 89%
C 70 – 79%
D 60 – 69%
F 59 and below
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.
Week 1 Bring an HR Resource to Discuss in Class and a Newspaper Article about an HR Compensation Related Topic.
Week 2 Current Event #1 Due - Chapter Review
Week 3 Chapter Review
Week 4 Chapter Review - Oral Presentations
Week 5 HR Interview Due - Chapter Review
Week 6 Chapter Review- Current Event #2 Due
Week 7 Chapter Review – Final Presentations
Specific Chapters for each week will be provided in class.
* Surprise quizzes over chapter readings may be given at the discretion of the instructor on any night.
*Chapters for the week should be read and ready for discussion prior to class. Students are responsible for all information in the chapters whether or not the specifics are discussed in class.
*Instructor reserves the right to make changes to the session assignments schedule as needed and students will be notified of such changes in class.
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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.
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