HRM07017 2022 Human Resource Management 2

General Details

Full Title
Human Resource Management 2
Transcript Title
Human Resource Management 2
N/A %
Subject Area
HRM - Human Resource Management
BUS - Business
07 - NFQ Level 7
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2022 - Full Academic Year 2022-23
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Colette Armstrong, Caroline Casey, Mary Gilmartin, Karen McManus, Aileen Brennan, Jimmy Treacy
Programme Membership
SG_BBUSI_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business SG_BBUSJ_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Business SG_BBUSB_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business SG_BBUSI_H08 202200 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business SG_BBUSB_B07 202200 Bachelor of Business in Business

The key objective of this module is to enhance people management skills in a working environment.The module aims to introduce learners to the main areas that an employer should or in most cases, are legally obliged to attend to, with regard to the employment and management of people. It examines processes, practices, and procedures associated with HR management and administration with particular focus on performance management and employee relations.

Learning Outcomes

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


Execute performance review and reinforce performance standards


Describe and evaluate consequences and contexts of employee reward


Describe and assess employee relations procedures


Conduct negotiations at an elementary level

Teaching and Learning Strategies

This module will contain a mixture of lecture and tutorial format as well as practical components.

A traditional classroom is used for teaching purposes for the delivery of Human Resource Management 2. The learning environment is designed to foster a shared sense of ownership and responsibility for the learning and development. At the beginning of the semester the participants are issued with a detailed module curriculum which includes the module learning outcomes, a class schedule, the necessary reading material and the assignment briefing document and marking criteria. Participants also have access to Moodle, the College’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). In addition the learners participate in practical sessions using case studies and will develop specific Human Resource Management skills. Relevant case studies are used to bring the material to life.


Module Assessment Strategies

The module will be assessed by a final examination and a range of continuous assessments including written assignment and MCQs

Repeat Assessments

All failed elements of assessment may be repeated.

Indicative Syllabus

Performance Measurement

Performance review

Reinforcing performance standards

Counselling and support

Reward Management

Types of payment schemes

Non-financial rewards and recognition

Pay setting, composition and progression

Employee Relations

Parties in employee relations

Negotiating in the workplace

Employee voice


Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
50 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
50 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Individual Project Written Coursework Assessment Individual Project 50 % Week 6 1,2,3,4

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Written Final Exam Closed Book Exam 50 % End of Term 1,2,3,4

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Workshop/Seminar Flat Classroom Workshop 4 Weekly 4.00
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 2 Weekly 2.00
Practical / Laboratory Computer Laboratory Computer Work Week 4 and 6 only 1 Monthly 0.25
Independent Learning Not Specified Reading 4 Weekly 4.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 6.25 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2018-11-29 Human Resource Management Red Globe Press
ISBN 9781352004021 ISBN-13 135200402X

"Macmillan International Higher Education."

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Aylott E. (2022) Employee Relations, a practical introduction

Bennett, T., Saundry, R. and Fisher, V. (2020) Managing Employment Relations

Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, 14th edition:Armstrong, M. (2020) Kogan Page.

Human Resource Management in Ireland. Gunnigle, P, Heraty, N, Morley, M (2020). Gill and Macmillan.

Journal Resources

People Management; Human Resource Management Journal; Personnel Review; Human Resource Management Review; International Journal of Human Resource Management; Human Resource Planning; Human Resource Development International, Hays Journal, Industrial Relations News

URL Resources

Other Resources

Moodle site

Additional Information

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