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.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
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.
|Discussion Forums||35.00 %|
|Week 1 Discussions||3.89 %|
|Week 2 Discussions||3.89 %|
|Week 3 Discussions||3.89 %|
|Week 4 Discussions||3.89 %|
|Week 5 Discussions Question 2||3.89 %|
|Week 5 Discussions||3.89 %|
|Week 6 Discussions||3.89 %|
|Week 7 Discussions||3.89 %|
|Week 8 Discussions||3.89 %|
|Week 3: Employee Benefits Comparison Presentation||30.00 %|
|Final Assignment||20.00 %|
|Week 8: Final Assignment||20.00 %|
|Quiz 1: Week 2||5.00 %|
|Quiz 2: Week 4||5.00 %|
|Quiz 3: Week 6||5.00 %|
In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note Web site addresses are subject to change.
Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)
APA Style Writing
World at Work
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.