Core Module Information
Module title: Contemporary Human Resource Management

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HRM11101
Module leader: Laura Gerard
School The Business School
Subject area group: Human Resource Management

There are no prerequisites for this module.

Description of module content:

The module starts with a brief introduction to developing theory and current models of HRM, providing a framework for more detailed consideration of key operational areas: resourcing, development, performance management & reward, and the management of the employment relationship to minimise conflict and encourage employee engagement. Current issues such as work life balance and the management of diversity are given particular focus

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Evaluate the contribution of HRM activities to organisational effectiveness and the impact of the changing context of work on HRM.
LO2: Demonstrate an understanding of the key HR activities and the way in which these integrate to achieve organisational objectives and a critical insight into the current developments impacting on these.
LO3: Identify HR strategies, policies & practice appropriate to the needs of different organisations.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, Blended, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Laura Gerard
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 36
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 40 1,2,3 8 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Report 60 1,2,3 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
HRM11101 - Contemporary Human Resource Management