Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ADE7676
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Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 1908 2004-10-13 Department College Budget Account Number Adult, Career and Higher Education ED 17310000 Contact Person Phone William H. Young 8139741861 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title ADE 7676 Human Resource Development Policy Seminar Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? N Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? If repeatable, how many times? 0 Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) HRD Policy Sem Course Online? Percentage Online -
ADE 6370 or Permission of the Instructor
This course emphasizes complex skills, concepts and strategies related to the adult teaching/learning component and policy formation of human resource development in business, industry, government, education, and voluntary organizations.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Many graduates of the adult education advanced graduate degree programs find employment in human resource development units in a variety of organizational settings. This course provides individuals who plan to lead and direct HRD units with the necessary
B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?
This course will become part of a continuing education and human resource development specialization in the EdD. program in educational program development - adult education emphasis
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
This course has not been offered as a selected topics course at USF; however, similar courses are part of doctoral degree programs elsewhere in the United States.
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
The instructor should have an earned doctorate in adult education or a closely related field of study and should have published in the area of human resource development.
- Other Course Information
This seminar equips participants with the concepts, skills, and strategies that formulate policies needed to increase the contribution of HRD to the strategic success of organizations. Upon completion of this course the particpants will be able to : 1) demonstrate the use of basic concepts, methods and approaches of strategic planning and strategic leadership in a variety of organizational settings; 2) serve as a member of a strategic leadership team; 3) define the roles and responsibilities of HRD from a strategic policy perspective; and 4) develop a strategic policy that is directly linked to an organization's strategic plan.
B. Learning Outcomes
Student teams will develop a strategic HRD plan for an organization using policy formation as the central core of the plan. Each individual will complete a project based focused on some aspect of strategic planning, strategic leadership, and/or strategic policy formation or analysis.
C. Major Topics
Major topic areas include: 1) Elements of strategic planning and strategic leadership; 2) Emerging concepts, trends and issues in HRD; 3) Strategies and concepts involved in policy formation; 4) Marketing the HRD function; 5) Selected best practices, methods and cases in HRD; 6) Policy formation as a major catalyst for organizational success
Walton, John. Strategic human resource development. Essex, England, Pearson Eduation Limited, 1999.
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
H. Attendance Policy
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
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