HRM07012 2016 People Management 2

General Details

Full Title
People Management 2
Transcript Title
People Management 2
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Subject Area
HRM - Human Resource Management
BUS - Business
07 - NFQ Level 7
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2016 - Full Academic Year 2016-17
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Jimmy Treacy, Karen McManus
Programme Membership
SG_BADMN_B07 202100 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7 SG_BADMN_J07 202100 Bachelor of Business in Business Administration L7

The key objective of this module is to equip the students with knowledge and skills in the functional area of Human Resource Management.

Learning Outcomes

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


Describe the HR planning process and appraise its purpose in business.


Describe the steps in the recruitment and selection process.


Write a training programme.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

The student will engage with the content of the module through lectures, case studies, problem based learning and use of interactive multi-media tools.

Module Assessment Strategies

A combination of multiple choice tests, in class exercises, written assessments and role plays will be used as appropriate for assessment purposes.

Repeat Assessments

Repeat continuous assessment as appropriate

Indicative Syllabus

HR Planning and Job Analysis

Resource and Talent Planning

Learning and Talent Development

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Interview Role Play and Portfolio Continuous Assessment Assessment 50 % OnGoing 1,2
2 Multiple Choice Questions and Short Questions Continuous Assessment Closed Book Exam 50 % End of Semester 1,2,3

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture 3 Weekly 3.00
Tutorial Flat Classroom Group Work 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Independent Learning 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 5.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Recommended Reading
2011-05-13 Human Resource Management in Ireland Gill & Macmillan Ltd
ISBN 071714979X ISBN-13 9780717149797

Updated edition of this highly successful textbook, which draws on current Irish research and data while also incorporating international key developments. * New to this edition: * Reviews current trends and issues in: * Employee recruitment and selection * Employee development incorporating recent Irish research evidence * Examines recent developments in the Irish and global economy, particularly the impact of the global recession and the implications for workforce management * Evaluates developments in the Irish labour market and the implications for HRM * Provides a detailed critical evaluation of 'best practice' human resource management * Critically reviews reward management and performance management systems, including evidence of practice in many Irish organisations * Includes an up-to-date analysis of developments in Irish employment relations, incorporating 'right to bargain' legislation, recent key trends in trade union recognition and avoidance, and the growth in non-union employment relations * Presents an up-to-date review of employment law in Ireland WRITTEN FOR: * Students taking Human Resource Management as part of a Business Studies degree programme * Postgraduate courses where human resource management is a component * All CIPD courses where human resource management is a focus

Recommended Reading
2003-10-01 Making Training & Development Work: A "Best Practice" Guide Oak Tree Press
ISBN 186076276X ISBN-13 9781860762765

Making Training & Development Work is designed to help practitioners in the field of training and development to develop the most appropriate set of practices that will work within their organisation. The book is aimed at practitioners in the field of training and development, whether internal or external consultants or specialists.

Recommended Reading
2012-01-18 Training & Development: Communicating for Success Pearson
ISBN 0205006124 ISBN-13 9780205006120

Updated in its 2nd edition, Training & Development: Communicating for Successpresents a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to developing training programs organized around the Needs-Centered model of training.Rooted in contemporary instructional communication research, the book suggests that every aspect of developing a training program should be based upon trainee needs. Students are exposed to web-based training and new training technologies and learn how the internet plays a role in training and development. The text also presents students with information about career opportunities in training and development and exercises for practicing and applying what theyve learned.

Recommended Reading
2011-08-15 The Complete Guide to Recruitment: A Step-by-Step Approach to Selecting, Assessing and Hiring the Right People Kogan Page
ISBN 0749459743 ISBN-13 9780749459741

Recruiting the right people is one of the most important activities organizations can undertake. Getting it right can mean fast, healthy growth and the fulfillment of business goals; getting it wrong can mean heavy costs, sinking morale and stunted growth. 

The Complete Guide to Recruitment is a practical self-help guide to best practice in recruitment. With international case studies demonstrating how recruitment contributes to business success, it covers every aspect of the recruitment process including:

-developing an effective recruitment strategy
-relationship building for long-term hiring
-assessing and selecting candidates
-designing the contract of employment
-creating a great place to work

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Core Textbook

Gunnigle, P., Heraty, N., & Morley, M. (2011) Human Resource Management in Ireland, 4th ed., Dublin: Gill and MacMillan

Other Recommended Reading

Beebe, S.A. (2012) Training and Development: Communicating for Success, 2nd ed., Pearson

Garavan, T. N., & Hogan, C. & Cahir-O'Donnell, A. (2003) Making Training and Development Work, A Best Practice Guide. Oak Tree Press

Newell Brown, J. (2011) The Complete Guide to Recruitment: A Step-by-Step Approach to Selecting, Assessing and Hiring the Right People. Kogan Page




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