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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC0103 Introduction to Human Resource Management

20 creditsClass Size: 40

Module manager: David Gilding
Email: d.gilding@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

To enable students to:
-develop an understanding of the nature of human resource management as a function within organisations.
-develop an understanding of the techniques of human resource management.
-Recognise the cultural implications of human resource management

Learning outcomes
Knowledge of :
-The need for human resource management within a culturally diverse workforce
-Recruitment and selection
-Training and development
-Compensation and recognition
-Performance management
-Disciplinary and grievance

Skills outcomes
Ability to :
-Apply a range of human resource techniques within an organisational context.


Syllabus

The content will cover such areas as

Consideration of theory and practice in relation to :
-The need for human resource management within a culturally diverse workforce
-Recruitment and selection
-Training and development
-Compensation and recognition
-Performance management
-Disciplinary and grievance

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Workshop112.0022.00
Seminar51.005.00
Private study hours173.00
Total Contact hours27.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

Reading 80 hours
Critical reflection on practice 33 hours
Seminar preparation 20 hours
Assignment preparation 20 hours
Assignment Writing 20 hours

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Through regular workshops, monitoring of student contributions, formative feedback and the staged submission of coursework

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Case Study2000 words50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)50.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)2 hr 50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)50.00

Normally resits will be assessed by the same methodology as the first attempt, unless otherwise stated

Reading list

There is no reading list for this module

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:23:09

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