HRM40600 Developing Competencies for HR

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module is primarily intended for postgraduate students intending to pursue a career in Human Resource Management (HRM), who have not yet had the opportunity to gain HR work-related experience. The module aims to provide students with an opportunity to develop competencies in areas such as: selection interviewing; performance management; grievance and discipline handling;and the development and dissemination of HR policies.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

"On completing this module students should:*Have developed some of the skills that are routinely used when managing HR in an organisation (e.g. selection interviewing, grievance handling)*Be able to formulate the most appropriate HR policies for an organisation and discuss the rationale that underpins their recommendations*Demonstrate the value of effectively implementing good HR practices."

Student Effort Type Hours
Seminar (or Webinar)




Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Students undertaking this module should have some understanding of human resource management and should therefore have successfully completed a HRM course at either undergraduate or postgraduate level.

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: Assignments Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Feedback will be delivered individually or to groups as appropriate to the assessment

Name Role
Mr Johnnie Benner Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Majella Fahy Lecturer / Co-Lecturer

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