HRM4012S Human Resource Management

Academic Year 2021/2022

The course will provide students with no previous knowledge or experience of Human Resource Management (HRM) with an understanding of key issues and debates in the field of HRM at present. HRM is concerned with the management of people within organisations in a range of market economies. Instead of the passive or reactive approaches to staffing that characterised personnel and industrial relations management previously, there has emerged a new movement to develop proactive strategies that link staff management with the wider business strategies. Topics covered include: Strategic HRM, HR Planning, Recruitment & Selection; Training, Performance Management, Rewards.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completing this module, students will be expected to be able to:Explain the origins of HRM as a `distinctive and strategic' approach to the management of peopleIllustrate the use of alternative policy options for the management of human resources using examplesCritically assess the contribution of HR theory to the management of employees in organisations

Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student 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
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
Ms Ilona Hunek Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Christina Burke Tutor
Ms Michele Connolly Tutor
Rachel Sim Tutor
Chee Shong Tan Tutor
Charlene Tan Puay Koon Tutor
Siti Zarifah Tutor

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