HR 353 Intro to Human Resource Mgmt
U1J 2012 IN
Palmer, Joseph R.
BS, Psychology, University of GeorgiaMA, Human Relations, Webster UniversityMS, Systems Management, University of S. California
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, M, W, F
June 6 to July 31st, 2011
5:30 - 10:00 PM
Textbook: Human Resource Management (2011) 13th Ed., by Mathis, Robert L. & Jackson, John H., published by South-Western CENGAGE Learning, ISBN: 9780538470223.
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Educational Philosophy: An integrated "adult learning" model will be used in this course. This means students will be treated as mature, responsible, motivated, conscientious adults who participate in creating a positive learning esperience for theemselves and their peers. Attendance is required! Experiential learning is the cornerstone to success in this course. Additional informatioin concerning this model will be explained during the first class meeting, June 6th, 2012.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Grading: Item/Assignment Points
Homework (10%) 100
Midterm exam (20%) 200
In-class Practical Exercises (PE) 200
Core Assessments (20%) 200
Final Exam (30%) 300
Total points 1000
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: Attendance is required! The University attendance policy will be enforced. It is the studen's responsibility to contact the instructor if the absence is unavoidable. Two consecutive unexcused absences will result iin an administrative withdrawas -- which routinely translates to an "F" letter grade for the course. In addition, any student missing three classes (regardless of whether the absence is excused or unexcused) will be automatically administratively withdrawn from the class. Excused absences are permitted only for emergencies, e.g., health, family emergency, etc. CALL the instructor!
Topics to be covered
Class 1, June 6th
Introduction to course, Human
Resources (HR) and Strategic HR
Chapter 1 & 2
Class 2, June 13th
Job Analysis, Job Design and
Equal Employment Opportunity
Chapter 3 & 4
Class 3, June 20th
HR Planning, Recruiting, Retention
and Labor Markets; Core Assessment #1
Chapter 5 & 6
Class 4, June 27th
HR Decisions, Training and
Development; mid-term exam covering chapters 1-8
Chapter 7 & 8
Class 5, July 4th
HR Talent Management,
Performance Management and Appraisals; Core Assessment #2
Chapter 9 & 10
Class 6, July 11th
Compensation, Rewards, Incentives
and Executive Pay; Core Assessment #3
Chapter 11 & 12
Class 7, July 18th
Manageing Employee Benefits, Risk
Management and Worker Protection; Core Assessment #4
Chapter 13 & 14
Class 8, July 25th
Employee Rights, Responsibilities
and Union/Mangement Relations; Comprehensive Final Exam
Chapter 15 & 16
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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 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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