Module Details for the Academic Year 2017/2018

HRM40060 Strategies for Human Resources

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.
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.
Item Workload
Autonomous Student Learning 60 hours
Specified Learning Activities 42 hours
Lectures 24 hours
Description FINAL Timing
Assignment :Individual Assignment 70% of Final Grade Coursework (End Of Semester)
Group Project :Group assignment 30% of Final Grade Coursework (End Of Semester)
Resit Opportunities

In-semester assessment


If you fail this module you may repeat, resit or substitute where permissible 
Curricular information is subject to change

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