HRMG6350-L1 Compensation Management    (Fall 2012)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 2 (08/25/2012 - 10/19/2012)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

Room:

Seats Available: 2 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

Course Description

This course emphasizes employee compensation, strategies and practices extant in organizations. We examine both the strategic and tactical approaches to compensation as well as the intrinsic and extrinsic dimensions that motivate individuals to undertake their jobs and the requirements associated with each position. The course focuses on the use of employee compensation as a source to attract and retain the best possible talent for an organization conducting business in the current competitive work environment. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the labor market in which organizations operate, and the major factors for establishing effective compensation packages: the internal consistency of wage evaluation, external competitiveness within the industry and the marketplace, recognition of employee contributions to organizations for compensation received, and the costs associated with administering pay packages. Review of legal compliance and the issue of comparable worth in the workplace are also undertaken.

About The Instructor

Yasmin S. Purohit, Ph.D.
Interim Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
 Office of the President
Professor of Human Resources Management
 Management

purohit@rmu.edu
412-397-5472 phone
412-397-2217 fax
Massey Hall 328

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