Postgraduate

Modules

Modules

NBS8123 : Strategic Human Resource Management

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

• To introduce to students key concepts in the area of the strategic management of people in organisations.
• To encourage students to use these concepts to make sense of their own experiences in organisations.
• To enable students to gain access to concepts and ideas that will be of use to them—both practically and reflexively-- as practising managers

Outline Of Syllabus

1. Human Resource Management (HRM): Managing the Employment Relationship
2. Strategic Human Resource Management: Linking HRM and Strategy
3. Strategic Role of the HR Function
4. Managing Work and Production
5. Managing Employee Voice
6. Managing the Individual Employment Relationship I: Employee Ability
7. Managing the Individual Employment Relationship II: Pay and Performance
8. HR Strategy in Multidivisional and Financialised Firms
9. Linking HR Systems to Organisational Performance

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion123:0023:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture93:0027:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading125:0025:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study125:0025:00N/A
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures provide the basic concepts and framework. These contribute to the module’s intended knowledge outcomes. Supervised group work and oral presentations give students the opportunity to use the basic concepts and frameworks, both to make sense of their own experiences and to see how they might approach situations in a different way in the future. This addresses the module’s intended skills outcomes

Assessment Methods

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

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Essay1M1003000 words
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The written assignment assesses the intended skills outcomes: the ability of students to apply the concepts to their own or to others’ experiences.

Reading Lists

Timetable