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Course Details

Course Code: HRMT412 Course ID: 2971 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course establishes a foundation for the art of compensation and benefit practices. Students will examine the context of compensation and benefit practices, the criteria used to compensate employees, compensation system design issues, employee benefits, and contemporary challenges that compensation and benefits professionals will face given the current economic times.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

L01: Define the concept of total rewards in relation to employee compensation and benefits.

L02: Evaluate the economic rationale for employers to offer a mix of cash and benefits in a compensation package

L03: Explain the legal and regulatory influences on domestic and global employee compensation and benefits practices

L04: Compare methods in achieving internally consistent and externally competitive pay systems

L05: Determine the factors to consider when deciding employee benefits.

L06: Describe employer-sponsored insurance programs, specifically group medical, disability, and life insurance programs and the various options available to both employers and employees.

L07: Define paid time-off programs, and other forms of employee leave programs.

L08: Identify and evaluate current trends and special topics in compensation and benefits.

NameGrade %
Discussions 35.00 %
Week 1: Defining Compensation and Benefits 3.89 %
Week 2: Legal Environment of Total Rewards 3.89 %
Week 3: Internally Consistent and Externally Competitive 3.89 %
Week 4: Discretionary Benefits 3.89 %
Week 5: Health Care Coverage 3.89 %
Week 5: Leave Practices 3.89 %
Week 6: Retirement Planning 3.89 %
Week 7: Total Rewards in the Global Marketplace 3.89 %
Week 8: The Future of Total Rewards 3.89 %
Assignments 30.00 %
Week 3: Employee Benefits Comparison Presentation 30.00 %
Final Assignment 20.00 %
Week 8: Final Assignment 20.00 %
Quizzes 15.00 %
Quiz 2: Week 4 5.00 %
Quiz 3: Week 6 5.00 %
Quiz 1: Week 2 5.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

L01: Define the concept of total rewards in relation to employee compensation and benefits.

L02: Evaluate the economic rationale for employers to offer a mix of cash and benefits in a compensation package

L03: Explain the legal and regulatory influences on domestic and global employee compensation and benefits practices

L04: Compare methods in achieving internally consistent and externally competitive pay systems

L05: Determine the factors to consider when deciding employee benefits.

L06: Describe employer-sponsored insurance programs, specifically group medical, disability, and life insurance programs and the various options available to both employers and employees.

L07: Define paid time-off programs, and other forms of employee leave programs.

L08: Identify and evaluate current trends and special topics in compensation and benefits.

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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.