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Contacts: Roles: Office: Phone: E-mail:

Yaping Gong Instructor 2338 (Lift 3) 2358-7748

Glen Ng Teaching Assistant 2388 (Lift 13-15) 2358-7753

Margaret Chan Executive Officer-Enrollment 2337 (Lift 3) 2358-7754

Class Venue: Room 3219, lift 19 Class meets: 1:30 - 2:50PM, Monday 9:00 - 10:20AM, Friday

Office Hours: Friday 4:30 - 5:30PM and by appointment Course Website:

Objectives and Intended Learning Outcomes The objective of the course is to introduce the basic and fundamental knowledge of human resources management (HRM), ranging from planning, acquiring, evaluating, training and developing, rewarding, to separating human resources. To achieve the course learning objective, this course provides specific learning objectives for each and every lecture. At the end of this course, students should be able to: 1. Explain, compare and contrast, and apply basic HRM concepts and techniques (ILO1). 2. Critically analyze HRM issues in real organizations, develop, and defend reasoned solutions (ILO2). 3. Produce professional quality report and present it convincingly in English (ILO3). To assess ILO1, two quizzes will be administered. To assess ILO1-2, students will read and analyze cases individually. To assess ILO2-3, students will work in a team to analyze one case. Students are expected to write a team case analysis and present it to the whole class. The course contributes to the following learning goals for the BBA in MGMT: 1. Graduates will be critical and creative thinkers who make effective decisions supported by analytical techniques. 2. Graduates will be effective communicators in oral and written English for general business applications. 3. Graduates will have broad understanding of the core business functions and integrate these functions to solve business problems. 4. Graduates will have in-depth grasp of their area of business concentration or major. 5. Graduates will be effective team members and leaders. 6. Graduates will be effective in multi-cultural and international settings.


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Course Materials 1. Dessler, G., & Tan, C.H. 2009. Human Resource Management: An Asian Perspective (2nd edition). Singapore: Pearson Education South Asia Pet Ltd. This textbook is available at the campus bookstore. 2. Case package. A package of 4 cases will be handed out on Feb. 10 in class. Those who drop the course later on must return the case package. Glen will collect the fees payable to Harvard Business School. The case-copyright fees will be around HKD100. 3. Additional materials (e.g., readings, course notes) will be available from the course website ( ). Please regularly check the course website for updates on the course contents and other information. PRS Devices In this course we will make use of the Personal Response System (PRS). PRS is a tool to promote active learning and participation in the classroom. The venue for picking up PRS handsets is the AV counter of ITSC at Rm 1030, next to lift 1 (Bank of China Branch). This is also the location for students to return their PRS handsets on graduation. Opening hours of the AV counter are Mon - Fri (except public holidays) from 8:45am to 5:15pm (Saturday, Sunday and public holidays closed). You are advised to obtain a PRS handset prior to the start of the course and are expected to bring the handset to every session of the course. Course Grade Your course grade is based on the following components: Percentage 1. Two quizzes (100 points) 44% 2. Team case analysis & presentation (100 points) 25% 3. Individual case analysis (100 points) 10% 4. Participation (100 points) 15% 5. Peer evaluation (100 points) 6% TOTAL: 100% Note: You are allowed to miss at most 5 sessions. Component Learning Outcomes ILO1 ILO1, ILO2, ILO3 ILO1, ILO2, ILO3 ILO1 ILO2, ILO3

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