Full Title People Management in Practice

Short Title People Management in Practice

Code HRM07018
Level 07
Credit 05

Author McCann, Mairead
Department Mech. and Electronic Eng.

Subject Area Human Resource Management
Attendence N/A%
Fee

Description

This module aims to introduce the learner to a range of human resource management issues from the perspective of a line manager and in the context of ensuring compliance to relevant legislation.


Indicative Syllabus
  1. The Psychological Contract of Employment:
  • Employee expectations in the context of the organisational culture.
  • Types of employment contract.
  • Role of the Line Manager.

      2.  Recruitment & Selection Practices:

  • Describe the steps in the recruitment & selection process.
  •  Differentiate between recruitment and selection.
  •  Write a job description and person specification. 
  • Evaluate internal and external recruitment methods. 
  • Compare and contrast alternative selection techniques.
  •  Prepare for and conduct a selection interview.  
  • Employment Equality Legislation.


      3. Performance Appraisal:

  • Explain performance appraisal in the context of Performance Management. 
  • Evaluate the appraisal process. 
  • Describe the advantages and drawbacks of an appraisal interview to the organisation, the manager and the employee.
  • Review sample appraisal interviews.

       4. Disciplinary meetings:

  • Describe what is meant by a grievance procedure and a disciplinary procedure and why they are important to an organisation. 
  • Practice low level negotiations.
  •  Describe the key actions required to conduct an effective disciplinary meeting.

       5. Training:

  • Differentiate between training, developing, educating and learning. 
  • Summarise contemporary learning theories.
  •  Describe the training and development process. 
  • Distinguish between on-the-job and off-the job training methods.
  •  Explain the purpose of training evaluation and conduct a training evaluation. 
  • Design a training intervention for an identified performance issue.

Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to
  1. Appreciate the psychological contract of employment.

  2. Describe and evaluate recuitment and selection practices.

  3. Illustrate how to conduct effective performance appraisal review.

  4. Facilitate a disciplinary meeting.

  5. Design and critically review a traning programme.


Assessment Strategies

This module will include a final examination and a focus on practical case studies and reflective activities.


Module Dependencies
Pre Requisite Modules
Co Requisite Modules
Incompatible Modules

Coursework Assessment Breakdown %
Course Work / Continuous Assessment 50 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Examination 50 %

Coursework Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week
Practical Evaluation Individual Portfolio 1,2,3,4,5 30 OnGoing
Continuous Assessment Reflective activities 1,2,3,4,5 20 OnGoing


End Exam Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week
Other Exam Case Study Questions 1,2,3 50 End of Term


Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload
Seminar Distance Learning Suite Practical activities 2 Weekly 2.00
Lecture Distance Learning Suite Theory Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Student activities 4 Weekly 4.00

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 4.00 Hours

Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Resources
Book Resources

Human Resource Managment in Ireland, Gunnigle et al, 4th ed, 2009 Gill & Macmillan

 


Other Resources

None

Url Resources

Module Moodle Page

https://vle.itsligo.ie/course/view.php?id=4808

 

Library Support Page

https://libguides.itsligo.ie/guide/general-business

Additional Info

ISBN BookList

Book Cover Book Details
Ronan Carbery, Christine Cross 2018 Human Resource Management Red Globe Press
ISBN-10 135200402X ISBN-13 9781352004021