HRM40060 Strategies for Human Resources

Academic Year 2020/2021

Effective human resource management is now understood to be a significant contributor to business success. The purpose of this module is to inform how you think and act strategically in the area of human resource management. The module examines the strategic options available in the main areas of human resource management: voice, rewards, the management of staff flows and work organization. It considers how options in these areas can be combined into overall human resource strategies and examines how human resource strategies and the human resource management function can be aligned with the overall business strategy of the organisation. On completing the module you will have a better understanding of the role of human resource strategy in supporting business/organizational strategy.

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Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of the course you will be able to:
1. Critically understand and assess strategic human resource options;
2. Understand key issues arising in the alignment of HR strategies with organizational objectives;
3. Understand the role of human resource management in organization.

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
Group Project: Group assignment Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Graded No


Assignment: Individual Assignment Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

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