HRM07007 2022 Managing People 1

General Details

Full Title
Managing People 1
Transcript Title
Managing People 1
N/A %
Subject Area
HRM - Human Resource Management
MKTS - Marketing, Tourism & Sport
07 - NFQ Level 7
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2022 - Full Academic Year 2022-23
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Colette Armstrong, Mary Gilmartin, Aileen Brennan, Caroline Casey
Programme Membership
SG_BSPOR_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Sport with Business SG_BAPPL_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Applied Sport with Business SG_BMKTG_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Marketing SG_BMARK_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing SG_BSALE_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Marketing and Sales SG_BTEVM_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Tourism with Event Management SG_BFINA_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment SG_BINTE_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in International Tourism with Event Management SG_BTOTR_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Tourism with Event Management SG_BTOTR_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Tourism with Event Management

This module aims to introduce the non HR student to key people management processes and practices in organisations. It will provide them with the knowledge required to effectively lead teams and manage people in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Discuss the central role of the professsional manager in leading teams at work.


Evaluate and recommend appropriate recruitment and selection methods for your sector.


Investigate and recommend appropriate employee performance management and appraisal processes for your sector.


Discuss grievance and disciplinary procedures and how to effectively use these procedures in managing people in the workplace.


Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion in effective team leadership 

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Effective teaching and learning strategies will evolve as the module is delivered. There will be an emphasis on how the knowledge developed is applied in practice by team leaders through the use of appropriate case studies and other relevant exercises. It is expected that lectures (live, virtual, and/or recorded), videos, guest speakers, class discussions, case studies, guided readings, group work, problem-based learning will be core to this module.

Module Assessment Strategies

100% continuous assessment which may be any of the following: group project, presentation (recorded/live or virtual), role play, open-book exam or essay, multiple choice quiz, case study.    

Repeat Assessments

Repeat assessment will be developed to align with failed components

Indicative Syllabus

LO 1,1 The role of the professional Manager in leading teams at work

  • discuss the role of the team leader in terms of people management responsibilities.
  • difference between a HR Specialist Manager and Team Leader in terms of people management responsibilities.
  • core skills required to be effective in managing people at work

LO 1,2 Recruitment and Selection

  • the recruitment and selection process
  • recruitment methods
  • employee selection methods
  • the selection interview
  • employment legislation and recruitment and selection
  • induction

LO 1,3 Managing performance and performance appraisal

  • the role and value of performance management
  • how performance review should be conducted
  • performance management pitfalls
  • performance management systems
  • dealing with underperformance
  • coaching in performance management

LO 1,4 Managing the grievance process

  • employee complaints and grievances
  • principles of effective grievance handling
  • the grievance process 
  • the role of the Manager in upholding dignity and respect at work
  • responding to complaints of bullying and harassment

LO1,5 Managing the disciplinary process

  • why disciplinary process are important
  • principles of natural justice
  • pre disciplinary process
  • gross misconduct
  • disciplinary procedure
  • how to conduct a disciplinary hearing

LO 1,6 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

  • understanding equality, diversity and inclusion and the terms associated with same
  • equality, diversity and inclusion management philosophies
  • drivers for managing EDI
  • developing EDI initiatives
  • EDI policies

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Group Assignment Continuous Assessment Assignment 40 % OnGoing 1,2
2 Individual Assignment Continuous Assessment Assignment 30 % Week 9 3,4
3 Moodle Quiz Continuous Assessment Assignment 30 % Week 13 1,2,3,4,5

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 4 Weekly 4.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Self directed learning 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2018 Human Resource Management Red Globe Press
ISBN 9781352004021 ISBN-13 135200402X
Recommended Reading
2017 Human Resource Management in Ireland IPA
ISBN 1910393177 ISBN-13 9781910393178
Recommended Reading
2010-11-01 HR for Line Managers Personnel Publications
ISBN 1906946019 ISBN-13 9781906946012

HR for Line Managers is an insightful and comprehensive book for all line managers who wish to achieve best practice in people management skills and manage and maximize the human capital of their organization.

Recommended Reading
2020 Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN 9780749498283 ISBN-13 0749498285

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources
Journal Resources

People Management Journal, CIPD

Human Resource Development Review

Advance in Developing Human Resources

URL Resources

Other Resources


Library Resources

DVDs: Various CIPD and Video Arts products

Case Studies: CIPD Case Studies 



Additional Information

Book, journal, website, and other resources may alter and extend as the programme progresses.