This Human Resource Management pathway will enable you to evaluate appropriate human resource systems for support of the management of an organisation.
You will analyse staff performance, the changing role of the HR professional whilst evaluating policies such as training and development, reward system and performance appraisal.
The Human Resources pathway structure is as follows:
Module: Entrepreneurship (20 Credits).
You are provided with the fundamental tools and skills required for creating value as an entrepreneur in a small business. You will identify and assess your own skills as entrepreneurs, discuss the role of entrepreneurs in the economy and society, and assess your skills to develop a small business.
Module: Ethical Management (10 Credits)
You will engage in critical debates on ethical issues through a combination of academic study and critical reflection. The skills developed will be relevant to ethical decision-making, problem solving and deeper consideration of issues within both social and personal responsibility
Module: Strategic Human Resource Management (20 Credits)
You will be provided a critical understanding of human resource management theories and practice and the connections between Human Resource Management and business strategy.
Module: Management Research Methods (10 Credits)
You will be given an introduction to research methods and provided an overview of the quantitative and qualitative methodologies that are needed in order to successfully carry out a research project (assists Dissertation module).
Module: Strategy & Change (20 Credits)
You will gain insights into the factors influencing the formulation and implementation of organisational strategy. These factors will encompass those external to the firm, such as market structure and demographic changes, and those internal, such as style of leadership and organisation culture
Module: Dissertation (40 Credits)
You will develop skills in research and analysis, in the diagnosis of organisational problems, in the development of strategies to address such problems, and in techniques of data analysis and presentation.