NBS8386 : Human Resource Development in a Global Economy
- Offered for Year: 2020/21
- Module Leader(s): Mrs Jo Clark
- Demonstrator: Miss Lisa Clark
- Lecturer: Professor Steve Vincent
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
This module aims to prepare students for their academic studies and a professional career in HR in diverse organisational settings.
This module will highlight the significance of HRD (Human Resource Development) in a Global economy and its central contribution to talent management as a significant lever in achieving economic, social and cultural aspirations, ambitions and objectives of governments, work organisations and individuals. This module will develop student’s critical understanding of the potential and limitations of the contribution of learning and talent development policies and strategies for formulating and achieving objectives at national, organisational, group and individual levels and will enable the development of intellectual, social, professional and personal skills to perform effectively in associated professional roles.
It further provides students with the opportunity to reflect critically on HRD theory and practice from an ethical and professional standpoint, explores the implications for professional practice and provides opportunities for applied learning and continuous professional development.
Outline Of Syllabus
Skills, global and regulatory organisations
Strategic Human Resource Development
Individual and Organizational learning
Critical Perspectives on workplace learning
Learning Transfer, added value and evaluating effectiveness of HRD interventions
Promoting talent, career and continuing professional development
Leadership and management development
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||6||2:00||12:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||30:00||30:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||37:00||37:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||3||2:00||6:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||15:00||15:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
The module employs a wide range of teaching and learning methods to give students knowledge and understanding about key issues and to allow students to apply them in practical tasks, thereby fostering formal learning in class as well as self-directed independent and peer learning. The module includes both academic and practitioner input to give students better appreciation of the current professional context, advantages and challenges.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Portfolio||2||M||100||Students design training materials, receiving formative feedback then being assessed delivering student-led training amongst peers|
|Prof skill assessmnt||2||M||In seminars presentation/session design & practice review and feedback including peer review.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The student-led training will assess all intended learning and skills outcomes. The formatively assessed designed training materials will provide opportunities for students to develop practical materials which will form the basis of the assessment raining activity and the development of all intended learning outcomes and skills outcomes.