HR 491 SrSem in Human Resources Mgmt
F1B 2011 BL
Senior Adjunct Instructor
BS Management/ Human ResourcesMA in Human Resources Development
Able to meet before or after class
August 15, 2011 - October 9, 2011
8:00 - 1:00 PM
Additional resources will be provided by the instructor.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
2. Actively participate in class/small group discussions,
3. Take comprehensive exam on scheduled date,
4. Submit project and weekly assignments.
Final Project will consist of writing an employee handbook. Each week we will be discussing specific areas within the Human Resources field. Your weekly assignments will be to create portions of the employee handbook based on the discussions we have in class. To receive credit each week, the student must reference the topics as discussed in class.
You will then compile all sections (and appendix) and submit the final project which will include:
Table of Contents
The Company Philosophy
The Company Mission
HR Personnel Records
Contents of Personnel Files, I-9; w-4
Employee Information (Requests for Review of Personnel Records)
Work Schedules (Working Hours)
Employee Classification (Salary/Hourly Employee)
Reporting Injuries and Accidents
Drug Free Workplace
Policy / Prohibitions
Equal Employment Opportunity Policies and Affirmative Action Plan
Sexual Harassment Prevention Policies
Attendance & Leave
Medical Leave Policy (optional)
Sick Leave (optional)
Maternity Leave (optional)
Appearance & Belongings
Equipment & Facilities
Company Tools (optional)
Solicitation and/or distribution
Compensation & Benefits
Garnishment of Employee Wages
Medical and Hospitalization Insurance
Retirement Savings Plan (optional)
Educational Assistance (optional)
Legal and Ethical Conduct
Conflicts of Interest
Bribes, Kickbacks, and Illegal Payments
Appendix / Misc.
A- 900 - 1000 points
B- 800 - 890 points
C- 700 - 799 points
D- 600 - 690 points
F- <599 points
Final Exam - 400 points
Project - 400 points (40 points/each weekly assignment - 200 points for final project)
If assignment is not submitted on week that it is due, credit will not be given for that assignment.
All assignments are due by no later by Friday, 11:59pm following the class meeting.
No late assignments will be accepted (see late submission of course material section below).
Meeting Attendance/Participation 200 points (25 points/class)
Student must be present and actively participating to receive participation points.
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: Cell phone usage will not be allowed during class. Texting in class is strictly prohibited. If a student is texting during class, he/she will not receive class participation credit.
Week 1 (40 points)
Week 2 (40 points)
Table of contents
Week 3 (40 points)
Week 4 (40 points)
Week 5 (40 points)
Appendix / Misc.
2. Completed employee handbook will be submitted on week 7 (200 points).
3. Final Exam will be taken on Week 8 (400 points).
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 .
Last Updated:8/4/2011 5:50:35 PM