HR 353 Intro to Human Resource Mgmt
U1QQ 2012 HI
Brown, Ninetta W.
Doctor of Philosophy, Organization Management & Human Resource ManagementMaster of Arts, Human Resources ManagementBachelor of Science, Social Psychology
Hill AFB, UT
0800 - 1600
04 June - 29 July 2012
7:30 - 10:15 PM
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Informative Essay Paper - Each student will select a topic during week one. The topic must be approved by the instructor. Student's research paper will be graded using the Research Paper Grading Rubric Handout; assignment due week seven (75 points)
Oral Presentation (On Informative Essay Topic)- Each student will present a 10 - 15 minute class presentation on the HR topic selected in week one. Assessment will be influenced by preparedness, speaking flow, thought transition, content, and communication ability (voice control, animation, etc.). Student may use, handouts or other training aids; assignment due week seven (75 points)
Midterm Exam: The midterm exam will cover the concepts presented in Chapters 1 – 8 in the text. It will be a closed book test consisting of multiple choice and essay questions and will be administered in class during week 4. (140 points)
Individual /Group Work – During the first week of class, students will be given an individual or group package related to Human Resource. The package may be worked individual or in groups; assignment due week seven (150 points)
Final Exam: The final exam will be a comprehensive exam, covering the concepts presented in Chapters 9 - 16 . It will be a closed book test consisting of multiple choice and essay questions and will be administered in class during week 8. (300 points)
Individual/Group Work – 15% (150 points)
Informative Essay Paper /Oral Presentation - 15% (150 points)
Midterm Exam 14% (140 points)
Class Participation 16% (160 points)
HR Article Review 10% (100 points)
Final Exam 30% (300 points)
Total 100% (1000 points)
A = 90-100% (900 pts +)
B= 80-89% (800 - 899 pts)
C= 70-79% (700 - 799 pts)
D= 60-69% (600 - 699 pts)
F= Below 60% (599 or Less)
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:
Class participation is expected and is part of the weekly grade. Students are expected to come to all classes. However, legitimate excuses will be accepted. Students are required to read and be prepared to discuss the assigned chapters.Each person will respect the ideas of others in the class. Professionalism will be expected with discussions.
Brief/Submit HR Article on Wednesday-------------------------
Assignment: Read Chapters 3 & 4
Class Activities: Discuss Equal Employment Opportunity & Workers, Jobs and Job Analysis
Brief/Submit HR Article on Wednesday-----------------------------
Assignment: Read Chapters 5 & 6
Class Activities: Discuss Human Resource Planning and Retention & Recruiting and Labor Markets
Brief/Submit HR Article on Wednesday---------------------------------
Assignment: Read Chapters 7 & 8
Class Activities: Discuss Training Employees, Diversity in the Workplace, and Job Security
Review Chapters 1- 8 on Monday
Brief/Submit HR Article on Monday
Take Mid-term exam (from chapters 1 – 8) on Wednesday---------------------------------
Assignment: Read Chapters 9 & 10
Class Activities: Discuss Talent Management & Performance Management and Appraisal
Guest Speakers – Topics: Working for the Federal Government, Employee/Management Relationships, Pay for Performance, etc.
Guest Speaker: Color Assessment Presentation--------------------------------------
Assignment: Read Chapters 11 - 13
Class Activities: Discuss Total Rewards and Compensation, Incentive Plans and Executive Compensation & Managing Employee Benefits
In Class Group Project – Students will develop their own HR Department using class concepts learned in class-----------
Assignment: Read Chapters 14,15 , & 16
Class Activities: Discuss Risk Management and Workers Protection & Employee Rights and Responsibilities and Union/Management Relations
Individuals/Group Package Due (Monday)
Research Paper and Oral Presentations are due on selected/approved topics -Wednesday----------------------------
*Specific dates for each of the weekly activities will be posted in the course schedule on the eCompanion web site.
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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