HRM07013 2016 Human Resource Management 1
The key objective of this module is to enhance people management skills in a working environment. The module aims to introduce learners to the main areas that an employer should or in most cases, are legally obliged to attend to with regard to the employment and management of people. It examines processes, practices, and procedures associated with people management and administration with particular focus on recruitment and training.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Differentiate between HRM models
Apply succession planning techniques
Employ recruitment and selection techniques
Conduct a training event
Teaching and Learning Strategies
This module will contain a mixture of lecture and tutorial format as well as practical components.
A traditional classroom is used for teaching purposes for the delivery of Human Resource Management 1. The learning environment is designed to foster a shared sense of ownership and responsibility for the learning and development. At the beginning of the semester the participants are issued with a detailed module curriculum which includes the module learning outcomes, a class schedule, the necessary reading material and the assignment briefing document and marking criteria. Participants also have access to Moodle, the College’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). In addition the learners participate in practical sessions using case studies and will develop specific Human Resource Management skills. Relevant case studies are used to bring the material to life.
Module Assessment Strategies
The module will be assessed using a combination of written assignment and MCQs. The assignment will be given on the first day and the MCQs will be spread over the term.
In the event of a student failing this module, all elements which have been not been passed, will be re assessed.
Typology of HRM
Storey's Model of HRM
Guest Framework of HRM
Human Resource Planning
Traditional selection techniques
Scientific selection techniques
Induction, Turnover and Retention
Identification of training needs
Carrying out training event
Evaluation of training
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Multiple Choice Tests||Continuous Assessment||Multiple Choice||40 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4|
|2||Individual Written Assignment||Continuous Assessment||Essay||60 %||Week 11||1,2,3,4|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Workshop||Flat Classroom||2 hour work shop||2||Weekly||2.00|
|Laboratory Practical||Computer Laboratory||Computer Lab (Friday)||1||Weekly||1.00|
Required & Recommended Book List
2013-09-13 Human Resource Management: A Concise Introduction Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN 113700939X ISBN-13 9781137009395
- a specially-written skills development section, providing guidance on giving presentations, managing your time and persuading and influencing in the workplace
- Spotlight on Skills features which present business scenarios and ask you to diagnose problems and formulate solutions, then watch video interviews with HR professionals from organizations such as Google where they outline how they would approach each situation
- Building Your Skills boxes which encourage you to put yourself in the shoes of a line manager and think about a variety of HRM issues
- a chapter on career development discussing the implications of contemporary career models for individuals and organizations and outlining the role of the HRM function in facilitating career management
This interactive textbook also includes Active Case Studies, HRM in the News boxes and a range of international examples to demonstrate HRM theory at work in the real world of business, and chapters on contemporary topics such as equality, diversity and corporate social responsibility, highlighting how they impact on the HRM function.
2014-04-28 Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice: Building Sustainable Organizational Performance Improvement Kogan Page
ISBN 0749469641 ISBN-13 9780749469641
A classic text for all students of HR Management, Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice provides a complete resource for understanding and implementing HR. It includes in-depth explanations of all the key areas essential to the HR function, such as performance management, organizational behavior, employee relations and health, safety and welfare.
The authors encourage and facilitate effective learning, and he provides comprehensive online support material for both the instructor and student, offering opportunities for self-learning and extra help outside the classroom. In addition, they offer two sections of toolkits with easily applicable skills and knowledge.
The 13th edition, introducing Stephen Taylor as co-author, has been updated throughout to reflect new information on employment law and a more detailed look at international concerns in HRM.
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
2011-02-15 Strategy and Human Resource Management: Third Edition (Management, Work and Organisations) Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN 0230579353 ISBN-13 9780230579354
Core Text: Human Resource Management. Carbery, R and Cross, C. 2013. Palgrave Macmillan.
Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, 13th edition:Armstrong, M. (2014) Kogan Page.
Human Resource Management. Gunnigle, P, Heraty, N, Morley, M (2011). Gill & Macmillan.
Human Resource Management at work (5th ed). Marchington, M & Wilkinson, A. (2012). CIPD
Strategy and Human Resource Management, Third Edition: Palgrave & MacmillanBoxall P., Purcell J. (2011),
Strategic HRM: Research and Practice in Ireland, Harney, B., Monks, K. (eds) (2014) : Orpen Press.
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development www.cipd.co.uk
People management - the magazine of the CIPD www.peoplemanagement.co.uk
CIPD in Ireland www.cipd.co.uk/branch/Ireland
Central Statistics Office www.cso.ie
Economic and Social Research Institute www.esri.ie
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (European Industrial relations Observatory on-line) www.eiro.eurofound.ie/eirobserver.html
Eurostat (source of social and economic statistics on EU) http://europa.eu.int/en/comm/eurostat/serven/home.htm
Industrial Relations News www.irn.ie
Enterprise Ireland www.enterprise-ireland.com
Public Appointments Service www.publicjobs.ie
Irish Academy of Management (an association of academics focused on research and teaching in management studies) www.iamireland.com
International Labour Organization www.ilo.org
National Centre for Partnership and Performance www.ncpp.ie
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development www.oecd.org
Services Industrial Professional and Technical Union www.siptu.ie
Irish Business and Employers Confederation www.ibec.ie
Irish Congress of Trade Unions www.ictu.ie
Workplace Relations Commission www.wrc.ie
Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment www.entemp.ie
Employment Appeals Tribunal www.eatribunal.ie
Labour Court ph. www.labourcourt.ie
Equality Authority www.equality.ie
Health & Safety Authority www.hsa.ie
Society for Human Resource Management (US) www.shrm.org
Lecturer: Jimmy Treacy