THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE AT MARTIN

College of Business and Public Affairs



COURSE DATA SHEET



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.





CLASS DATA SHEET

Summer1, 2002



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)

Email: mlemons@utm.edu



COURSE PROCEDURES:

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.

Tentative Schedule of classes



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

20 Movie

21 Movie

24 Chapter 9

25 Cases 18, 19, & 34

26 Chapter 10, Case 12

27 Exam 3, Chapters 8 - 10

28 Comprehensive Final Exam