Course%20Outline_Spring%202008

Course%20Outline_Spring%202008 - _ Simon Fraser University...

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__________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ 1 Simon Fraser University Faculty of Business Administration COURSE OUTLINE COURSE: BUS 381, Human Resource Management (Spring 2008) LECTURE TIME/LOCATION: Friday, 10:30 am – 12:20 pm, WMC3260 INSTRUCTOR : Prof. Natalie Bin Zhao, Ph.D. INSTRUCTOR CONTACT INFORMATION Office: WMC 4309 Tel: (778) 782-5552 Email: nbzhao@sfu.ca Office Hours: Friday 3:30-4:30pm and by appointment Course Objectives This course is intended to provide an overview to Human Resource Management and an introduction to issues such as recruiting, selecting, training, motivating, and compensating people in organizations. These issues will likely be part of the job of human resource specialists and general managers in almost all types of organizations. Course Coverage - Staffing (e.g. recruitment, selection) - Training and development - Compensation - Human resource-related legislation and legal issues - Performance appraisal - Employee discipline Grading 30% midterm exam 30% final exam 20% group paper 10% group presentation 10% tutorial participation Required Textbook , 10 th edition. Toronto: Prentice-Hall.
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__________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ 2 Outline of Assigned Readings and Topics Week Date Topic Assignment Tutorial Activity 1 Jan 11 Introduction/Overview Chapter 1 No Tutorials 2 Jan 18 Fundamentals Chapters 2 Icebreaking activities & exercise. 3 Jan 25 Job Analysis & HR Planning Chapters 4 & 5 Exercise: Job Analysis ( No preparation required) . 4 Feb 1 Recruitment Chapter 6 Exercise: Recruitment ( Preparation required) 5 Feb 8 Selection Chapter 7 Exercise: Selection ( Preparation required) 6 Feb 15 Orientation, Training and Career Development Chapters 8 & 9 Group Discussion - Orientation, Training and Career Development 7 Feb 22 Midterm Exam No tutorials 8 Feb 29 Performance Appraisal Chapter 10 Discuss Midterm and paper requirements 9 Mar 7 Compensation Chapter 11 Group Discussion- Compensation 10 Mar 14 Incentives and Benefits Chapters 12 & 13 Group Discussion- Incentives and Benefits 11 Mar 21 Good Friday. Class Cancelled 12 Mar 28 Employee Relations Chapter 15 Team paper due Exercise: Employee Termination ( Preparation required) ; Peer Evaluation for group paper project 13 Apr 4 Labour Relations and Occupational Health and Safety Chapter 14 & 16 Group Discussion -Labour Relations or Occupational Health and Safety ( choose one of the two topics ) Final Examination: Apr. 9, Wed., 12:00pm -15:00pm; Room TBA
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__________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ 3 Tutorial Outline NOTE : Please attend the tutorial for which your are registered. Tutorials are intended to provide an opportunity for active learning: that is, they allow you
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