Short Title:Human Resource Mgt & IR
Full Title:Human Resource Mgt & IR
Module Code:HRMG H4001
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:8
Field of Study:Accounting and taxation
Module Delivered in no programmes
Module Author:MARTIN NOLAN
Module Description:Module Aims: This module aims to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of the practices involved in effective human resource management, with particular application to the accountancy profession, and to have a good knowledge of the law and best practice with regard to industrial relations.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate a knowledge of the role played by the Human Resource Management function
LO2 Explain some of the basic techniques used in employment and personnel administration.
LO3 Describe the legislative requirements relating to health, safety and welfare in the workplace
LO4 Implement some of the basic techniques used in employee recruitment and selection.
LO5 Define the requirements for a positive industrial relations climate.
Pre-requisite learning
Co-requisite Modules
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Module Content & Assessment

Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment The continuous assessment will take the form of a group assessment. This will involve the development of a typewritten report followed by a short presentation of findings.   40.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 60.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

This module has no Full Time workload.
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Torrington, D., Hall, L. & Taylor, S. 2005, Human Resource Management, 6th Ed., FT Prentice Hall. London
Recommended Book Resources
  • Gunnigle, P., Heraty, N. & Morley, M. 2006, Human Resource Management in Ireland, 3rd Ed., Gill & Macmillan Dublin
  • Wallace, J, Gunnigle, P., McMahon, G. 2004, ‘Industrial Relations in Ireland’, Gill & Macmillan, Dublin
  • Armstrong, M. 2001, ‘A handbook of Personnel Management Practice’, 8th Ed., Kogan Page London
  • Storey, J. 2002, ‘Human Resource Management’, 2nd Ed., Thomson Learning UK
This module does not have any article/paper resources
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