Module Title:Applied Human Resource Management
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In No Programmes
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Lecturers - communication of knowledge and behavioural guidelines from the lecturer to the learner. Skill Assessment - The assessment of existing skill level through the use of textbook questionnaires so that learners can track their own progress in management skills development. CIPD Toolkit - Learners develop negotiating, influencing and persuading skills through both conceptual learning as well as behavioural practice of management skills in an appropriate supportive environment using the CIPD toolkit. Problem Solving Exercises - learners will work as part of a team and will work together to resolve various management scenarios. Class Discussion/Debate - learners will be encouraged to actively participate in the class sessions which will develop their analytical and communication skills. Self-Directed Independent Learning - the encouragement of independent learning will develop strong and autonomous work and learning practices.
Module Aim: To develop skills through academic learning and the practice of personal, interpersonal and group skills which have been proven to be critical to management effectiveness. The aim would be that learners could transfer their learning to their personal and work lives in the future.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Develop personal, interpersonal and group skills through active learning engagement
LO2 Apply personal, interpersonal and group skills through practice in an appropriate supportive environment
LO3 Describe and demonstrate academic knowledge of Human Resource Management skills which underpins effective Human Resource Management
LO4 Analyse and evaluate personal, interpersonal and group skills which apply to typical Human Resource Management questions and scenarios
LO5 Develop positive personal and future working relationships through application of supportive communication principles and appropriate behaviours
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Introduction
The nature and critical role of Management skills in Human Resource Management; Enhancing skills in a supportive environment
Personal Skills
Components of Self Awareness: - Emotional Intelligence - Value and Ethics - Cognitive Learning Style - Attitudes to Change - Self Core Evaluation Problem Solving: - Analytical Problem Solving - Creative Problem Solving
Interpersonal Skills
- Supportive Communication. - Effective Team Management - Transforming Power into Influence - Empowerment and Delegation - Persuading Skills and Assertive Behaviour - Negotiating Skills
Human Resource Skills
- Interviewing. - Training, Development and the Learning Process - Coaching and Mentoring - Performance Management
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment60.00%
End of Module Formal Examination40.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Role Play 1,2,3,4,5 20.00 Week 5
Other Plan, design and carry out a class/es on a key aspect of the course. Supporting activities must be included. 1,2,3,4,5 25.00 Week 22
Other Class test OR plan, design and carry out a presentation as appropriate. 1,2,3,4,5 15.00 Week 29
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam 3 Hour Written Examination 3,4 40.00 End-of-Semester

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 1.50
Independent Learning Time Every Week 5.50
Total Hours 7.00