Mission Statement: Park University provides access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others.Vision Statement: Park University, a pioneering institution of higher learning since 1875, will provide leadership in quality, innovative education for a diversity of learners who will excel in their professional and personal service to the global community.CourseHR 353 Intro to Human Resource MgmtSemesterF2B 2011 BLFacultyMartinez, Beatriz E.TitleAdjunct InstructorDegrees/CertificatesM.A. Human Resource DevelopmentM.A. Management & LeadershipM.A. Master Business AdministrationOffice LocationFort Bliss, TexasOffice HoursBy appointment onlyDaytime Phone915- 217-9281E-MailBeatriz.Martinez@firstname.lastname@example.orgSemester DatesOctober 17, 2011 - December 11, 2011Class Days-M-W---Class Time2:00 - 4:30 PMCredit Hours3Textbook: Human Resource Management: 6th Edition, Wendell L. French: Houghton Mifflin Company ISB: 978-0-618-50721-4Textbooks 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 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/.Course Description: HR353 Introduction to Human Resource Management: theory, methodology and application of human resource planning and development techniques, staffing analysis and planning, career management, management secession and development, and performance improvement. 3:0:3Educational Philosophy: The course will provide the students to articulate their skills and learn objectives in an environment conducive theories. The instructor will guide students to understand applications and concepts of Human Resources Management presented in the course.Learning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesDefine “human resource management.”Explain how a firm's human resources influence organizational performance.Describe how firms can use HR initiatives to cope with workplace changes and trends such as a more diverse workforce, the global economy, downsizing, and new legislation.List the factors influencing worker motivation that are under managers' control.Describe the process of job analysis, components of a job description, and those of a job specification.Explain why compliance with HR law is an important part of doing business.Explain why employees join unions.Describe the employment-at-will doctrine. Instructor Learning OutcomesUnderstand the principles of how Human Resource Management can take a strategic role in today's chancing economic environment.Define strategies that HR professionals can implement to limit organization's legal liability.Write and analyze organizational policies and procedures that impact organization's performance.Understand and apply rational and intuitive decision-making strategic for making HR related decision in a complex organization environment.Core Assessment: Final exam
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Class participation: 100 points/ 10%
Oral Presentation: 100 points/ 10%
Research paper: 200 points/ 20%
Group work/Case Study (three each) 300 points 30%
Final Exam 300 points/ 30%
1000 points/ 100%
Contribute to class discussion, ask question, collaborates with peers in small groups.
Present 5 to 10 minute research paper presentation relevance to course, theory, and findings.
10 page in a APA format and style relevant to course, theories.
Group work/Case Studies:
Collaborates with peers in a small group to analyze a case study to determine possible problem areas cause and effect. Provide reasonable solution to issues coincident with relevant model, theory, and best practices.
Combination of multiple choice, essay question to assess the students' knowledge and understanding of the course learning outcomes.
F>0-599The 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 353 Intro to Human Resource Mgmt
F2B 2011 BL
Martinez, Beatriz E.
M.A. Human Resource DevelopmentM.A. Management & LeadershipM.A. Master Business Administration
Fort Bliss, Texas
By appointment only
October 17, 2011 - December 11, 2011
2:00 - 4:30 PM
Textbook: Human Resource Management: 6th Edition, Wendell L. French: Houghton Mifflin Company ISB: 978-0-618-50721-4
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 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/.
Educational Philosophy: The course will provide the students to articulate their skills and learn objectives in an environment conducive theories. The instructor will guide students to understand applications and concepts of Human Resources Management presented in the course.
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: Student will be respectful of other opinion during discussion. Please do not bring food or beverages into the classroom. Bottle water is okay. If you bring your cell phone, it must have the ringer disable and you will not answer the call inside the classroom. Quietly go outside and away from the door to take the call. No bar side conversation will not be allowed during lectures. Common courtesy will be expected at all times.
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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