Core Module Information
Module title: Learning and Development

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

Module code: HRM11106
Module leader: Janice McMillan
School The Business School
Subject area group: Human Resource Management

There are no prerequisites for this module.

Description of module content:

This module critically analyses current theories and trends in the field of human resource development (HRD) and critically reflects on the merits and effectiveness of a range of organisational HRD practices. The module provides advanced content on how individuals learn across contexts; the design, delivery and evaluation of training programmes; the dissemination and sharing of knowledge and learning in and between organisations; the strategic positioning of HRD practices in organisations and the barriers and drivers in HRD practice across organisational sectors. The module focuses on the development of academic/theoretical knowledge as well as developing and improving vocational skills in the field of HRD.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate a comprehensive and advanced understanding of the principles of training design, delivery and evaluation
LO2: Demonstrate a critical awareness of the requirements and implications of the integration of learning and development activity with organisational needs.
LO3: Critically reflect on the knowledge and skills required in HRD interventions
LO4: Display a critical awareness of current practice and academic research in the field of HRD

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Janice McMillan
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 40
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 10
Independent Learning Guided independent study 70
Independent Learning Guided independent study 78
Face To Face CL_TST 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 50 1, 4 9 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 3000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 2, 3, 4 13 HOURS= 02.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
HRM11106 - Learning and Development