HRM3005S International HRM

Academic Year 2021/2022

The focus of the module is the exploration of the employment and human resource practices of multinational companies (MNCs). MNCs exercise considerable influence over governments, international institutions and workforces. This module discusses how MNCs of different national origin operate in different business environments and manage the employment relationship within their subsidiaries. The module investigates topics, including varieties of MNCs, similarities and variations in MNCs’ employment and HR practices, and government and labour responses.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module, students should have acquired:- knowledge of the key theories and concepts regarding international HRM;- a solid understanding of the influences shaping MNCs' employment and HR practices;- the ability to recognise and address ethical dilemmas in regard to the IHRM practices of MNCs;

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning






Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Students will attend classes for this module and have the opportunity to engage in active learning during these sessions. There will be in-class discussion and group work to analyse module concepts. Where appropriate, the module will incorporate case based learning 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No


Assignment: Main Assignment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Richard Chua Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Jeffrey Kwek Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Maria Belizón Tutor
Dr Christina Burke Tutor
Ms Michele Connolly Tutor
Mrs Edna Eugenia Da Silva Tutor
Ms Sarah Kelly Tutor
Dr Julius Nyiawung Tutor
Rachel Sim Tutor
Chee Shong Tan Tutor
Charlene Tan Puay Koon Tutor
Siti Zarifah Tutor