Short Title:Managing People in Hosp & Tour
Full Title:Managing People in Hospitality & Tourism
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:MNGT H3028
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Combined Arts
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Description:The aim of this module is to provide a foundation in both knowledge and skills of Human Resource Management required by managers in the hospitality industry. The module recognises the management of human resources at all levels can critically affect the efficiency and effectiveness of an organisation.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate understanding of the importance of effective human resource management for the success of hospitality and tourism organisations
LO2 Differentiate between the concepts HRM and Personnel Management
LO3 Identify the components of the human resource planning,recruitment,selection and reward systems which operate in the workplace
LO4 Apply the theoretical knowledge required for successful staff management
LO5 Design and carry out one-to-one job instruction training

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment Continuous assessment will comprise of a project with students conducting one-to-one training and creating a training document 1,5 30.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,3,4 70.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Reading relevant sources for each topic 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Ronan Carbery,Christine Cross 2013, Human Resource Management, 1st Ed., Palgrave Macmillan [ISBN: 9781137009395]
  • Dennis Nickson 2013, Human Resource Management for the Hospitality and Tourism Industries, 9th Ed., Routledge [ISBN: 9780415642118]
  • Gunnigle, P., Heraty, N., Morley, J.M. 2007, Human Resource Management in Ireland, 3rd edition Ed., Gill and Macmillan
  • Jane Sunley 2011, Purple Your People, Vacation Work Publications [ISBN: 9781780590462]
  • David K. Hayes,Jack D. Ninemeier 2009, Human Resources Management in the Hospitality Industry, John Wiley & Sons [ISBN: 9780470084809]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Michael John Boella,Steven Goss-Turner 2013, Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry, Routledge [ISBN: 9780415632539]
  • Maher, E., Stafford M. R. 2000, The Personnel Function in Irish Hotels, Blackhall publishing
  • Doolan, B. 2007, Principles of Irish Law, Gill and Macmillan
  • Goldsmith, A., et al 1997, Human Resource Management for Hospitality Services, International Thomson Business Press
  • John Stredwick 2005, An introduction to human resource management, Butterworth Heinneman [ISBN: 0750665343]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HHOTM_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality & Tourism Management 6 Mandatory
TA_HHOTM_D_X Bachelor of Arts (Ordinary) International Hospitality and Tourism Management 6 Mandatory