Core Module Information
Module title: Human Resource Management (Online)

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HRM08408
Module leader: Doug Young
School The Business School
Subject area group: Management

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

The module examines the definitions and development of the HRM function and provides an overview of the range of areas in which it can make a contribution to the management of an organisation. It highlights the way in which these have been adapted or developed to meet the changing needs of organisations in recent years. The module focuses on introducing the HRM function, examining the HR functions of employee resourcing; employee recruitment and selection; and employee training and development strategies.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to

LO1: Explain the concept of human resource management (HRM) and identify the major trends affecting the HR profession.

LO2: Examine the role played by HR specialists and line managers in people management strategies in a range of organisations.

LO3: Understand the main models and methods adopted in employee resourcing with particular focus on recruitment and selection and assess the impact of these processes on organisational success.

LO4: Understand the systematic process of training and development and identify the extent to which this influences the performance of individuals within the organisation.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, Blended,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: WORLDWIDE
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Doug Young
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Independent Learning GROUPIND_STUDY 4
Online Guided independent study 196
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 10 1~2~3~4 2 HOURS= 5
Report 90 1~2~3~4 14 , WORDS= 4000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
HRM08408 - Human Resource Management (Online)