20 credits at level HE4
Acquiring a fundamental understanding of issues relating to managing human resourcing within an organisation. The module will explore practices undertaken to manage human resources.
Developing students' ability to identify, analyse and apply fundamental resourcing issues to realistic situations.
The nature and context of managing people resourcing.
Human Resource Planning.
Managing recruitment and selection.
Employment policies and practices.
Evaluation of resourcing.
This module is a core component for Business Management (HRM). Students will be expected to undertake preliminary reading prior to lectures. The tutor will consolidate this information by a mix of standard lecture coupled with group work, seminar sessions and workshops. Formal contact time will comprise 4 hours per week over 14 weeks.
Students will be expected to demonstrate certain independnece in their stdy by research, which encompasses texts beyond those advised by the tutor. Tutorials will allow for guidance and feedback and progression within the module.
Learning outcomes will be assessed by a problem solving exercise in relation to a basic resourcing issue and an essay relating to current resourcing issues.
Lectures 14 x 2 = 28
Seminars/Tutorials 14 x 2 = 28
Presentation preparation 1 x 37 = 37
Presentation 1 x 3 = 3
Background reading and personal study = 104
TOTAL = 200 hours
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the core concepts and applications of managing human resourcing issues||Identify relevant human resourcing issues and apply appropriate models|
|2.||Analyse and resolve basic problems relating to managing human resourcing issues||Recognise, state and select appropriate responses to human resourcing issues|
|3.||Display skills of investigation and outline human resourcing issues||Develop and structure an explanation of human resourcing issues|
|4.||Demonstrate presentation skills||Present findings of a prolem solving exercise|
|5.||Use ICT to access relevant information||Identify appropriate sources of information and present in Harvard convention|
|6.||Demonstrate written communication skills||Produce an academic essay|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Problem solving exercise||Essay of 2500 words|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
and/or be taking the following corequisite modules:
You cannot take this module if you are taking or have taken:
Armstrong M (2006) 10th edition A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, London, Kogan Page
Bratton J & Gold J (2003) 3rd edition Human Resource Management, Theory and Practice, Basingstoke, MacMillan Press
Corbridge M & Pilbeam S (2002), Employee Resourcing, 2nd edition. London, FT Pitmann
Foot M & Hook C (2005) 4th edition, Human Resource Management, Harlow, Prentice Hall
Grant B (2002), Employment Law, A Guide For Human Resource Managers, Andover, Thompson Learning
Maund L (2001) An Introduction to Human Resource Management, theory and practice, Basingstoke, Palgrave
Taylor S (2005), Employee Resourcing, 3rd edition. London, CIPD
Torrington D, Hall L, Taylor S (2004) 6th edition, Human Resource Management Hemel Hempstead, Prentice Hall
Human Resource Management Journal
Labour Market Trends
|Host Subject Group:||Management|
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