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 491 SrSem in Human Resources MgmtSemesterS1DD 2012 DCFacultyRay, Richard R.TitleSenior Instructor/Adjunct FacultyDegrees/CertificatesMaster of Public Administration(Organizational Behavior)Bachelor of Business Administration(Marketing/Management)Office LocationDSCC(Columbus, OH)Office Hours5:00PM to 11:00PMDaytime Phone614-775-9164E-Mailrichard.firstname.lastname@example.org@insight.rr.comSemester DatesJanuary 16 to March 11, 2012Class Days---W---Class Time5:00 - 11:00 PMPrerequisitesEN306B, HR353, HR422, and MG365Credit Hours3Textbook: There is no textbook for this course.Additional Resources: Students will be required to research publications, journals, and other outside references throughout the course.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: HR 491 Senior Seminar in Human Resources Development: This course is intended to integrate concepts and techniques from the Human Resource curriculum into a framework of applied programs. This course is designed for the advanced student and will give the student an opportunity to investigate and synthesize various concepts of Human Resources management and to relate them to "real world" situations. 3:0:3. Prerequisites: EN306B, HR353, HR422 and MG365Educational Philosophy: Instruction in the classroom will be interactive based on lectures, facilitation, readings, writings, student participation, and examples of personal and professional experiences relative to material being discussed. Individual and group analyses and presentations of materials researched may be requiredLearning Outcomes: Core Learning OutcomesIdentify three characteristics of learning organizations.Explain how an organization's human resources can contribute to the competitive advantage and fulfillment of the mission.List three potential barriers organizations encounter in their attempts to change in their use of human resources.Describe how changing demographics in our population are impacting the benefit packages and expectations of employees.Describe three challenges for white males facing more diversity in the work place.Write a brief assessment of the implementation and use of diversity programs and the effectiveness of these programs.Describe two frustrations expressed by current entry-level applicants for positions in organizations.Identify and describe three or more Human Resource Management Jobs for the future , the typical educational background of future HR professionals, and explain how these jobs will impact the other functions of the organization, as well as the organization's strategic plan. Instructor Learning OutcomesExplain the relationship between an organization's competitive advantage and its HR functionsDescribe how an organization can enhance the environment for its employeesDescribe how and organization can enhance the chances of success for entry level employeesExplain the manager's role in preparing employees to accomplish the goals and objectives of an organizationCore Assessment: Final examinationLink to Class RubricClass Assessment: Each student is responsible for:
1) Completing weekly reading assignments.
2) Completing weekly discussion questions and submitting a response paper each week as specified by the instructor.
3)Developing and submitting a position paper on any of the seven(7) weekly topics. Minimum length is five(5) typed, double-spaced pages and the use of five(5) professional publications such as journals or magazines related to the human resources field. The position paper will be due by the end of week seven(7).
4)Completing a final exam over the learning objectives(30%).Grading: Grades will be based on the satisfactory completion and timely submission of above required activities. Late assignments will be assessed a 20% reduction in the score for tardiness. The point breakdown for each required activity is:
Weekly response papers(30 points each) 300(30%)
Participation in conference discussion 200(20%)
Position Paper 200(20%)
Examination over learning objectives 300(30%)
Total points possible 1000(100%)
Points will not be converted to a grade until the end of the term.
100 to 90=A
89 to 80=B
79 to 70=C
69 to 60=D
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 491 SrSem in Human Resources Mgmt
S1DD 2012 DC
Ray, Richard R.
Senior Instructor/Adjunct Faculty
Master of Public Administration(Organizational Behavior)Bachelor of Business Administration(Marketing/Management)
5:00PM to 11:00PM
January 16 to March 11, 2012
5:00 - 11:00 PM
EN306B, HR353, HR422, and MG365
There is no textbook for this course.
Additional Resources: Students will be required to research publications, journals, and other outside references throughout the course.
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: Instruction in the classroom will be interactive based on lectures, facilitation, readings, writings, student participation, and examples of personal and professional experiences relative to material being discussed. Individual and group analyses and presentations of materials researched may be required
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: Students may use pen or pencil when taking exams. Position papers must be typed in double-spaced format. Computers and projectors may be used when making presentations.
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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