COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: MGT350, Human Resource Management
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Personnel principles, functions, and practices, relating to managing human resources in organizations, the development of personnel practices, and currently accepted practices in personnel.
COURSE PREREQUISITES: MGT 301
COURSE TEXT: Essentials of Human Resource Management, Gary Dessler, First Edition, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
Cases and Experiential Exercises in Human Resource Management, Raymond L. Hilgert and Cyril C. Ling, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
1. For the student to recognize the increasing importance of the functions and activities of personnel/human resources management and its purposes.
2. For the student to develop an understanding of the systemic relationships between personnel/human relations functions and the external and internal environments of organizations.
3. For the student to recognize that personnel/human resources management occurs in all organizations regardless of size, public or private, and profit or nonprofit.
4. For the student to develop an understanding of the processes required to carry out effective planning, organizing and instituting personnel/human resources management functions and programs.
COURSE NUMBER / SECTION: Management 350 / 01
COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Human Resource
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Mary A. Lemons
OFFICE: 131 Business Administration Building
OFFICE HOURS: 2:45 - 4:45 M - TR and by appointment
PHONE NUMBERS: 7331/, (with answering machine) 7238 (Dept)
1. Assignments. Assignments indicated below reflect the plan for presentation of course materials and will be followed as closely as circumstances permit. Adjustments may, however, be made from time to time by class announcement. Each student is responsible for compliance with all announced adjustments.
2. Attendance Policy. Students are expected to be present for all class meetings. Material covered during an absence is the responsibility of the student, except cases where the student has an acceptable reason for the absence.
3. Evaluation Policy. The final grade for the course will be based on completion of all assignments in a timely manner. All assignments are due on the date assigned and will considered late beyond the assigned due date. The final grade will also be based on the completion of the assignments in a professional manner. The final grade will also include three exams and participation in the discussion of the cases and exercises assigned. The Grade Scale for the semester is:
A = 100 - 90; B = 89 - 80; C = 79 - 70; D = 69 - 60; F = 59 or less.
Three Exams @ 100 points each minus 1 dropped exam = 200 points
Quizzes and participation grades = 100 points
Comprehensive Final = 100 points
Total Possible Points = 400 points
360 - 400 = A
320 - 359 = B
280 - 319 = C
240 - 279 = D
Below 240 = F
4. Student Responsibilities. Individual students are responsible for meeting prerequisites, requirements, and objectives. Faculty are available to instruct, lead, and support student efforts.
DATE TOPIC AND ASSIGNMENT
May 28 Introduction of Course and Requirements
29 Chapter 1
30 Cases 4, 5, & 8; Exercise 2
31 Chapter 2
June 03 Cases 37, 38, & 39, Exercise 15
04 Chapter 3
05 Case 2; Exercise 10
06 Chapter 4
07 Cases 22, 23, & 24
10 Exam 1, Chapters 1 - 4
11 Chapter 5
12 Exercise 11
13 Chapter 6, Exercise 12
14 Library Assignment
17 Chapter 7, Case 49, Exercise 19
18 Second Exam, Chapter 5 - 7
19 Chapter 8
24 Chapter 9
25 Cases 18, 19, & 34
26 Chapter 10, Case 12
27 Exam 3, Chapters 8 - 10
28 Comprehensive Final Exam