Human Resource Management


Human Resource Management (HRM) is the first of two modules in Human Resource Management. The other is Human Resource Development (HRD). Both modules aim to provide an overview of the essential areas of HRM and develop skills required by the CIPD’s Professional standards

Learning Outcomes

  1.  Outline the fundamental processes in HRM, the theoretical models underpinning HRM, and describe the historical development of HRM.

  2. Outline Human Resource Planning and its contribution to the successful functioning of an organisation, and explain the process of recruitment and selection.

  3. Explain the links between employee induction, turnover and retention and how a strategic approach to their management can increase the potential overall competitiveness and success of the organisation
  4. Explain what is meant by workplace equality and demonstrate an understanding of the role of HRM in promoting equality.

  5. Explain the concept of diversity and outline the benefits of diversity management for both employees and an organisation.

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