HRM3010S Managing People at Work

Academic Year 2021/2022

This module will provide students with a comprehensive overview of the key aspects of the strategic management of human resources. Among the areas covered are: strategic HRM; talent management; human resource development, reward and performance management; strategies for retaining staff and strategies for downsizing an organisation; and HRM and corporate social responsibility.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module you should be able to:
1. Explain the concept of strategic HRM and understand the relationship between business strategy and HR strategy.
2. Assess a number of the variety of internal and external forces that influence the context and nature of HRM strategy
3. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the challenges and responsibilities associated with HR practices, including talent management, human resource planning, recruitment and selection, reward strategies, performance management and retention of staff and technology for the HR Function
4. Recognise, in the context of HR, ethical and social responsibility issues in the business environment and examine ethical and legal implications of managerial decisions and their effect on organisational stakeholders."

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
Continuous Assessment: Continuous Assessment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Examination: End of trimester examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No 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
Mr Johnnie Benner Tutor
Dr Christina Burke Tutor
Richard Chua Tutor
Ms Michele Connolly Tutor
Shirley Ho Tutor
Ms Ilona Hunek Tutor
Professor Anne Keegan Tutor
Mr Sid McDonnell Tutor
Rachel Sim Tutor
Chee Shong Tan Tutor
Charlene Tan Puay Koon Tutor
Jing Tian Tutor