20 credits at level HE4
This module provides the student with an introduction to the context and practices of human resource management and will focus on the knowledge and skills likely to be required by individuals responsible for the supervision and management of others. Particular attention will be paid to the areas of recruitment, identifying and delivering training needs and the legal framework within which any employer operates.
1. Recruitment, selection, monitoring, rewards and procedures for exiting an organisation.
2. Developing flexibility in the workplace.
3. Legal aspects of employment.
4. Learning styles and theories.
5. Training and development plans.
6. Evaluation and evaluation techniques.
7. Employee relations, conflict resolution, bargaining, negotiation.
8. Leadership and management skills.
A variety of academic and work based teaching and learning methods including lectures, tutorials, workshops, videos, presentations, independent study, directed reading and distance learning (WebCT) will be employed to develop the skills and knowledge of the student.
Study will be structured to provide a balance between the acquisition of knowledge and opportunities for the student to demonstrate understanding of the principles of supply chain management.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Understand and be able to apply the concepts of recruitment, selection, monitoring, rewards and exit procedures.||
Evaluate the need for HR planning as well as the information required and the stages involved in the process.
Consider the recruitment process in an organisation and analyse the interview procedure as a means of selection.
Evaluate job evaluation, factors that affect pay, rewards, benefits, motivation theories and performance monitoring techniques. Consider their effectiveness.
Provide evidence of knowledge of the rights and procedures for leaving a named organisation and compare to best practice .
|2.||Developing flexibility in the workplace.||Evaluate the need for flexibility models and how they are used in practice.|
|3.||Understand the legal aspects relating to employment.||Demonstrate a knowledge of current legislation pertinent to employment.|
|4.||The ability to develop and deliver appropriate training plans.||
Demonstrate the ability to identify training needs and develop training plans to satisfy these needs.
Understand the benefits that can be gained through a structured approach to training.
|5.||Employee relations, conflict resolution, bargaining and negotiation.||
5. Employee relations, conflict resolution, bargaining and negotiation. Demonstrate understanding and use of skills to assist employee relations, conflict resolution, bargaining and negotiation.
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Individual work-based assignment||Case study|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
Strategic Human Resource Management: a guide to action, 3rd edition, 2006, Michael Armstrong, Kogan Page
Introducing Human Resource Management, 5th edition, 2008, Margaret Foot and Caroline Hook, Prentice Hall
|Host Subject Group:||Business Logistics and Information Systems|
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