HRM3005H International HRM

Academic Year 2019/2020

The focus of the module is the exploration of the employment and human resource practices of multinational companies (MNCs). MNCs exercise considerable influence over governments, international institutions and workforces. This module discusses how MNCs of different national origin operate in different business environments and manage the employment relationship within their subsidiaries. The module investigates topics, including varieties of MNCs, similarities and variations in MNCs’ employment and HR practices, and government and labour responses.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module, students should have acquired:- knowledge of the key theories and concepts regarding international HRM;- a solid understanding of the influences shaping MNCs' employment and HR practices;- the ability to recognise and address ethical dilemmas in regard to the IHRM practices of MNCs;

Student Effort Type Hours


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.  
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No


Assignment: Varies over semester Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Ms Christina Burke Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Neil Caraher Tutor
Wilma Komala Tutor
Koey Kwong Tutor
Eva Lee Tutor
Ms Eva Lock Tutor

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