|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
The module provides an introduction to the practice of managing people in organisations. It examines management as a social process, and offers a critical understanding of how management is performed, why and with what effect. Alongside the practical and theoretical, the module explores the art of management considering the aesthetic, emotional and psychological aspects of work.
Introduction to managing people
Models of HRM
Strategy and HRM
Work and work systems
Workforce planning and talent management
Recruitment and selection
Culture and HRM
Emotion and aesthetics at work
Involvement and participation
The impact of HRM
Learning and Human Resource Development
Leadership and management
At the end of the module students should have a critical understanding of:
-? the nature of the employment relationship
-? how management is performed, why and with what effect
-? the role of people management in the achievement of organisational objectives
At the end of the module students should be able to:
-? critically appraise the role of management in organisations
-? analyse case studies set within the world of work
-? demonstrate how human resource management contributes to organisational success
|Graduate Skills Framework Applicable:||Yes|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||24||1:00||24:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||64:00||64:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||60:00||60:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||9||1:00||9:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Drop-in/surgery||3||1:00||3:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Student-led group activity||40||1:00||40:00||N/A|
|BUS2027||Human Resource Management I|
|BUS2028||Human Resource Management II|
Lectures introduce theoretical concepts and up-to-date research, and relate them to practice during the lecture sessions and seminar activities.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
The examination is designed to assess both students' knowledge and understanding of Human Resource Management contributes to organisational performance.
The group assignment requires students to examine key a human resource management topic in depth and exposes students to the practical issues surrounding working in groups.
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