Short Title:Human Resource Management
Full Title:Human Resource Management
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:MNGT H2010
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Management and administration
Module Delivered in 12 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:ERIC WHITSELL
Module Description:The aim of the module is to provide a broad focus on contemporary human resource management practice and its application in the workplaces. Each of the core HR policy and practice areas will be explored. Students will be encouraged to discuss, appreciate and apply key principles and knowledge of issues and common practices in the human resource management area.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe and interpret essential theories, models and practices of human resource management, and of their relevance and appropriateness in developing organisational policies, procedures and practices.
LO2 Explain the relationships between people and employment in contemporary society, and how human resource frameworks and practice affects and constructs these relationships.
LO3 Demonstrate an outline understanding of human resource management practices in organisations.
LO4 Use at a foundation level the key skills of human resource management in various organisational contexts.
LO5 Differentiate between the wider economic, political and ideological environment of HRM with particular reference to its application in various organisational functions (marketing/sales,finance, operations, etc.,).
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project 2,000 word analysis by individual to an organisation's HRM framework or an analysis of HRM issues in given case study. 1,3,5 20.00 Week 6
Presentation Presentation (small group task) , linked to essay or case study. 2,4 10.00 Week 8
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 Lecturer provides overview of topic area, models, theories and latest research and practice. 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Critical analysis,discussion and reflection of case studies and empirical material. 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Completion of prescribed reading, skills reflection/application exercises and advanced preparation for class. 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecturer provides overview of topic area, models, theories and latest research and practice. 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Critical analysis,discussion and reflection of case studies and empirical material. 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Completion of prescribed reading, skills reflection/application exercises and advanced preparation for class. 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Carbery, R., and Cross C. (Editors) 2013, Human Resource Management: A Concise Introduction, Palgrave Macmillan Hampshire, UK.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Armstrong, M. and Taylor, S. 2017, A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, 14th Ed., Kogan Page.
  • Gunnigle, P., Heraty, N., & Morley, M. 2017, Human Resource Management in Ireland, 5th Ed., IPA Dublin, Ireland.
  • Beardwell, J., and Thomson, A. 2017, Human Resource Management: A Contemporary Approach, 8th Ed., Pearson London, UK.
  • CIPD Ireland/ University of Limerick 2018, HR Practice in Ireland Survey Report, CIPD Ireland
  • CIPD Research Unit 2007, Employer Branding: The Latest Fad or the Future of HR ?, CIPD.
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: www.cipd.ie
  • Website: www.irn.ie
 

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