HRM40280 Strategies for Human Resources

Academic Year 2021/2022

The effective people management is one of the main levers that managers possess to accomplish their organizations’ strategic goals. During this module, we will discuss the strategic management of people, the changing nature of the HRM function, and the impact of different types of HRM strategies on organizations and employees.

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Learning Outcomes:

Purpose: The effective people management is one of the main levers that managers possess to accomplish their organizations’ strategic goals. During this module, we will discuss the strategic management of people, the changing nature of the HRM function, and the impact of different types of HRM strategies on organizations and employees.

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to demonstrate clear knowledge and understanding of:
• The links between business strategy and HRM
• The roles activities of the HRM function
• How the HRM function contributes to strategic and operational change
• The employment relationship and legal framework for HRM activities
• HRM strategies for core practice areas including:
o Managing employer branding, recruitment and selection
o Managing performance
o Managing reward systems
o Managing talent
o Managing employee voice
o Managing employee engagement

Indicative Module Content:

A detailed module descriptor will be distributed to students before the module commences.

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Specified Learning Activities

42

Autonomous Student Learning

60

Total

126

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
Continuous Assessment: Combination of Group and Individual Assignments Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No

100


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
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

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Feedback on assignments will be provided individually or to groups (depending on the assignment type) after the assessment. Feedback strategies: Feedback individually to students, post-assessment Group/class feedback, post-assessment

Name Role
Professor John Geary Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Ms Roisin O'Loughlin Tutor

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