HRM07008 2022 Managing People 2

General Details

Full Title
Managing People 2
Transcript Title
Managing People 2
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Subject Area
HRM - Human Resource Management
MRKT - Marketing, Tourism and Leisure
07 - NFQ Level 7
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2022 - Full Academic Year 2022-23
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Mary Gilmartin, Caroline Casey
Programme Membership
SG_BTOUR_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Tourism with Event Management SG_BSALE_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Marketing and Sales SG_BTOUR_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Tourism with Event Management

This module builds on the module Managing People 1 and aims to provide the non HR student with the knowledge required to effectively manage people in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Evaluate the role of the professional /line manager in managing people at work.


Design and develop appropriate training and development interventions for your chosen sector.


Demonstrate an understanding of the employment relationship and the pscyhological contract.


Evaluate the effectiveness of various approaches to motivating and rewarding employees in your chosen sector.


Assess one's own personal effectiveness with respect to managing people and develop a personal development plan in this regard.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This module will be delivered through a combination of lectures and workshops. There will be an emphasis on how the knowledge developed is applied in practice by line managers through the use of appropriate case studies and other relevant exercises.

Module Assessment Strategies

This subject will be assessed on a continuous basis through a combination of appropriate assessments.

Repeat Assessments

Repeat assessments will be developed in accordance with the requirements of the module.

Indicative Syllabus

1. Training and development

  • Role of team leader in training 
  • training needs analysis
  • training design and deliver
  • training and evaluation

2. The employment relationship and psychological contract

  • the central role of the team leader in positive employee relations
  • the nature of the employment relationship
  • the psychological contract


  • Theory of motivation
  • practical application of motivation theory in managing people at work

4. Reward

  • The process of reward
  • Different reward types
  • the Role of the team leader in reward

5. Personal development planning

  • the PDP process
  • personal reflection on people management strengths and weaknesses

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Design an appropriate training intervention Continuous Assessment Group Project 40 % Week 8 1,2,3,4,5
2 Assignment on a people management topic relevant within your sector Continuous Assessment Individual Project 30 % Week 12 1,2,3,4,5
3 Personal development plan with respect to managing people Continuous Assessment Individual Project 30 % Week 15 1,2,3,4,5

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 4 Weekly 4.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self directed learning 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2018-11-29 Human Resource Management Red Globe Press
ISBN 9781352004021 ISBN-13 135200402X

"Macmillan International Higher Education."

Required Reading
2017 Human Resource Management in Ireland
ISBN 1910393177 ISBN-13 9781910393178
Recommended Reading
2010-12-01 HR for Line Managers: Best Practice Personnel Publications Ltd
ISBN 1906946019 ISBN-13 9781906946012

HR for Line Managers is an insightful and comprehensive book for all line managers who wish to achieve best practice in people management skills and manage and maximize the human capital of their organization.

Module Resources

Updated Literary Resources
Journal Resources
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Other Resources


Recommended Journals: People Management;

DVDs: Designing & Delivering a Training Session (Gower UK)

Additional Information