Human Resource Management


Human Resource Management (HRM) is the first of two modules in Human Resource Management that is completed by all students in the Department of Management. These modules will cover all the major areas of HRM and map closely to the CIPD's professional standards.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the main actvities in HRM, some of the theoretical models underpinning HRM, and outline the historical development of HRM.
  2. Describe Human Resource Planning and its contribution to the successful functioning of an organisation, and explain how recruitment is conducted in organisations
  3. Explain how selection is conducted in organisations
  4. 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
  5. Explain what is meant by workplace equality and demonstrate an understanding of the role of HRM in promoting equality.

  6. Explain what diversity and diversity management mean in an organisational context, and outline how diversity management can benefit both employer and employee.

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