Global Opportunities

BUS2028 : Human Resource Management II

Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


To develop an understanding of the different options and approaches to managing people in organisations (HRM)

To develop an understanding of the complexities involved in managing people in organisations

To develop a critical understanding of how the different approaches of HRM can affect employees and the organisation.ogical aspects of work.

Outline Of Syllabus

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 in an international context.

Understanding HRM
Emotion and aesthetics at work
Involvement and participation
Employee engagement and commitment
Motivation and Reward
The impact of HRM
Learning and Human Resource Development
Leadership and management
International HRM

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion271:0027:00Assessment Preparation
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture91:009:00PIP
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading281:0028:00Directed reading
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching41:004:00PIP
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesDrop-in/surgery41:004:00PIP prior to assessment hand in 4X1 hour surgery to aid students
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study281:0028:00Prep for small group teaching
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
BUS2000Human Resource Management
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures introduce theoretical frameworks and different aspects of theory and relate this to practical examples through the use of case studies. The seminars are designed to help students think critically through the issues involved in managing HRM in the modern and future workplace. Drop-in/surgeries are intended to support students with their assignment preparation.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Essay2M100Individual essay - 2000 words
Formative Assessments
Description Semester When Set Comment
Performance1M4 drop in sessions
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The assessment is designed to assess both students' knowledge and understanding of Human Resource Management and its contribution to organisational performance

Reading Lists