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 421 Corporate Training & DevelopSemesterF2B 2010 BLFacultyTroy HackbarthDegrees/CertificatesM.A. Human Resource DevelopmentB.S. Computer ScienceE-MailTroy.Hackbarth@park.eduSemester Dates18 October 2010 thru 12 December 2010Class Days-M-W---Class Time7:40 - 10:10 PMCredit Hours3Textbook: EFFECTIVE TRAINING
Systems, Strategies and Practices
P. Nick Blachard and James W. Thacker
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/.http://www.park.edu/current/.Course Description: HR421 Corporate Training and Development: A study of education, training and development in corporations. On-the-job training, computer based training, executive education and the role of outside vendors will be discussed. 3:0:3Educational Philosophy: Learning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesDiscuss the competitive challenges corporations face and explain how training can help deal with these challenges.Explain how changes in work roles influence training.Discuss the role of organization analysis, person analysis, and task analysis in needs assessment.Differentiate between “training” and “human resource development.”Explain how personal characteristics, input, output, consequences, and feedback influence performance and learning.Identify and discuss the five types of learner outcomes.Discuss the key features of the learning organizationExplain why evaluation is important. Instructor Learning OutcomesDiscuss the key features in developing a training planExplain the steps for creating a needs analysisDifferentiate between employee development with management developmentExplain why economic downturns normally affect corporate trainingCore Assessment: Final examLink to Class RubricClass Assessment: The student will be assessed on the outcomes of Midterm and Final examinations, threaded discussions and individual presentations.
The Midterm and Final examinations will be composed of either true/false, multiple choice or essay type questions. These examinations will test the student's knowledge of the material presented from the instructor.
The threaded discussions will consist of relative topics in training and development which the student will be responsible for answering in a group discussion. The response of the student must provide sufficient and relevant information as an undergraduate student.
The individual presentation will be a topic of the student's choice. The student will be graded on how well the Gagne-Briggs Theory is utilized during this event.Grading: Midterm examination: 1 x 30 points
Final examination: 1 x 40 points
Threaded discussions: 2 x 5 points= 10 points
Individual presentation: 2 x 10= 20 points
Total: 100 points
59 and below=FThe 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 421 Corporate Training & Develop
F2B 2010 BL
M.A. Human Resource DevelopmentB.S. Computer Science
18 October 2010 thru 12 December 2010
7:40 - 10:10 PM
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.
Grades on late material will be reduced one complete grade.
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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92
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. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
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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