HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Fall 2010
MNGT 3313
Instructor: Dr. Renee Warning, SPHR
Class: TR: 12:30 – 1:45, Rm 212
Office: Thatcher 226
Office Hours: TR 8:30- 9:30. 1:45 – 3:45 and by appointment
Phone: 974-5565
E – Mail; RWarning @UCO.edu or RWARN3700 @cox.net
Text: Dessler, Gary, Human Resource Management 10th ed.. Prentice
Hall. Upper Saddle River, NJ.
Course Description
This is an introductory course in human resource management. It includes
an understanding of civil and personal protection law, safe hiring, firing and
HR planning practices along with job structuring and performance appraisal
instruction. Students will learn by means of classroom experiential
learning, lectures, projects, videos and guest speakers. Prerequisite is
MGMT 3103
Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
 define the strategic role of all of the HR Management functions.
 provide sound ethical guidelines for HR practitioners.
 know and apply employment law.
 impart a global human resource perspective.
 qualify for Professional Human Resource Certification examination
status.
Course Requirements
ATTENDANCE: Regular attendance is mandatory! An essential
component of this course is the learning that occurs while interacting with
others in the analysis and discussion of assigned reading. Therefore, after
students miss 2 classes, 10 points will be deducted for EACH additional
unexcused absence. TARDINESS WILL BE CONSIDERED AN
UNEXCUSED ABSENCE. Absences will be considered as excused for
personal and immediate family illnesses and emergencies and for scheduled
school extra curricular activities. Appropriate documentation for absences
will be required. Students are required to turn off cell phones and pagers
during class.
SMART HIRING PROJECT: Worth 200 points. Each student will be
asked to #1. write their own professional resume, #2 write a job description,
design a HR planning and recruiting strategy, #3 create job notices, #4
evaluate and screen classmates’ resumes and references according to federal
and state law, #5 design legal application forms and interview, select and
hire the best employee for the job in accordance with the law. Each student
will utilize classmates as his/her hiring pool. Interviewing will be practiced
in front of the class and written reports will be turned in on scheduled dates.
Late papers will be penalized 25 points for each day late. Specific project
guidelines given in class handouts.
EXAMINATIONS: There will be a total of four examinations
scheduled during the semester. Each is worth 100 points. Questions will
be both objective and short essay and will cover all assigned reading
material and all lecture content. Students are required to bring a pristine
Scantron Answer Sheet Form 882-ES and a number 2 pencil to each
examination to record answers
MAKE UP EXAMINATIONS WILL ONLY BE GIVEN IN CASE OF
MEDICAL EMERGENCY
GRADING: The following weights are assigned:
Examinations (100 points each)
400 points
Project
200 points
Participation
50 points
Total points
650 points
Grading distribution:
A = 585 or more points
B = 520 to 584 points
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C = 455 to 519 points
D = 390 to 454 points
F = less than 389 points
Instructor reserves right to change schedule during course of semester
August
24 Orientation
26 Chapter #1
31 Chapter #2
September
7 Chapter #2
9 Chapter #3
14 Chapter #4
16 Review Chapters 1,2,3,4
19 Test, #1
21 Chapters #5
23 Chapter #6
28 Chapter #6
30 Chapter #7
October
5 Chapter #7
7 Chapter #8
12 Chapter #8
14 Review chapters # 5,6,7,8
19 Test #2
21 Fall Break
26 Chapter #9
28 Chapter #9
November
2 Interviews
4 Interviews
9 Chapter #10
11 Chapter #11
16 Chapter #12
18 Review chapters 9,1011,12
23 Test #3 over 9,10,11,12
25 Thanksgiving
30 Chapter # 13
December
2 Chapter #14
7 Chapter #16
9 Review chapters 13,14,16\
14 Final Exam