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 MgmtSemesterF2LL 2012 LRFacultyGailey, James A.Degrees/CertificatesBS Business AdministrationMS Bueiness ManagementOffice LocationClass RoomOffice Hours5:00 PM - 5:45 PM Mpnday/WednesdayDaytime Phone501-682-3080Other Phone501-982-5929E-Mailjamesgailey@park.eduSemester DatesOctober 22 - December 16, 2012Class Days-M-W---Class Time6:00 - 9:00 PMCredit Hours3Textbook: NoneAdditional 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: 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: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, case studies, examinations, and class discussions. The instructor will encourage students to explore new ideas, to examine different points of view, and apply critical analysis to case studies and class discussions.Learning 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 OutcomesDescribe how the economy affects HRDiscuss the impact of court decisions on the HR departmentDescribe how local laws can affect the HR departmentDiscuss the importance of Empolyee Assistance Programs (EAPS)Core Assessment: Final examinationLink to Class RubricClass Assessment: There will be two examinations, individual and group case studies, and class discussions. Class participation,(which is 100 points, that is 10% of your grade) is not class attendence, but is taking part in class disscussions on the many different aspects of Human Resources Management and the proper management of these aspects. The Mid Term examination is 200 points which is 20% of your grade. This examination will consist of 25 questions which will be a mixture of multiple choice, fill in the blank, essay and true, false. Th individual case studies,( which is 200 points, that is 20% of your grade) are actual problems that have happen in the business world(names have been changed). Your assignment is to tell the class what the problem is and how you as an HR person would handle it. The group case studies( which is 200 points, that is 20% of your grade) is the same as the individual case studies except you will be in charge of a group of students. The Core Assessment (or Final Test) is a comprehensive examination and is worth 300 points which is 30% of your grade.The questions on this examination are just like the questions on the Mid Term and there are 30 questions worth 10 points each.
ALL EXAMINATIONS ARE CLOSED BOOK, CLOSED NOTES, AND THERE ARE NO TAKE HOME EXAMINATIONS. All tests and class assignments must be turned in before you can take the Core Assessment. All make up test must be done within five (5) business days.Grading: Mid Term 200 points 20%
Class Participation 100 points 10%
Individual Case Studies 200 points 20%
Group Case Studies 200 points 20%
Core Assessment 300 points 30%
Final Grade = Total Points divided by 5
100-90% 1000-900 points = A 89-80% 899-800 points = B 79-70% 799-700 points = C
69-60% 699-600 points = D 59% or less 599 points or less = 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
F2LL 2012 LR
Gailey, James A.
BS Business AdministrationMS Bueiness Management
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM Mpnday/Wednesday
October 22 - December 16, 2012
6:00 - 9:00 PM
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 instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, case studies, examinations, and class discussions. The instructor will encourage students to explore new ideas, to examine different points of view, and apply critical analysis to case studies and class discussions.
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: Cell phones will be turned off or set on "vibrate" in the classroom. If you must answer your cell phone, please leave the classroom to do so. Children of any age may not be brought to class. You may not leave the classroom and re-enter during an examination; if you leave the classroom, your examination will be considered "COMPLETED" at the time you left the classroom.
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 95-96
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 95
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 98
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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