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 ManagementSemesterF1WW 2009 WNFacultyCorum, Kristin B.TitleHuman Resource Manager at SM&P Utility ResourcesDegrees/CertificatesMaster of Arts in Human ResourcesBachelor of Science Management/MarketingCertificate of Graduate Studies in Human Resource ManagementOffice LocationKansas City, MODaytime Phone(816) 517-2211Other Phone(816) 517-2211E-Mailkristin.email@example.com@comcast.netClass Days----M--Class Time5:30 - 9:50 PMPrerequisitesAC202 and HR 353Credit Hours3Textbook: Strategic Compensation, 5th edition, by Martocchio, ISBN 0-13-600744-9, pub. by Prentice Hall.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 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/.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 353Learning 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 OutcomesIdentify opportunities within an organization and how they relate to compensation.Implement the process of a compensation plan.Develop a cost benefit analysis of a compensaton plan.Develop the ability to present compensation plans with acceptance.Core Assessment: Final Exam and Case Study Report
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Each student will be responsible for reading and being prepared to discuss the assigned reading each week.
Weekly assignments will include multiple choice questions, essay questions or case studies each week. Students will be grouped in teams or pairs to complete the assignments depending on the number of students in the class.
A Project paper will be completed and turned in on week seven. A draft of each section of the paper will be due each week. The topic must relate to compensation and the text. A list of topics will be provided as examples, but students may use their own ideas as topics. All topics must be approved by the instructor by the third week of class. The body of the paper will be a minimum of eight pages, use New Times Roman or Arial font size 12, margins must be one inch, include a minimum of five sources. All sources must be cited. Include a cover page, table of contents page and sources cited page (these do not count toward the 8 page minimum.)
A presentation will be given by the students on week seven covering their research paper. Students should use a minimum of two visual aides. The length of the presentation will be determined on the class size.
A final examination will be given on the eigth week of class and be worth 30% of the final grade.Grading: Class Participation 80 points
Weekly Project Draft 70 points
Weekly Assignment 165 points
Research Paper 100 points
Presentation 50 points
Final Exam 200 points
Total 665 pointsThe 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
F1WW 2009 WN
Corum, Kristin B.
Human Resource Manager at SM&P Utility Resources
Master of Arts in Human ResourcesBachelor of Science Management/MarketingCertificate of Graduate Studies in Human Resource Management
Kansas City, MO
5:30 - 9:50 PM
AC202 and HR 353
Strategic Compensation, 5th edition, by Martocchio, ISBN 0-13-600744-9, pub. by Prentice Hall.
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 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/.
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:
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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