Module Title:Human Resource Management 1
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Lectures structured around specific learning objectives. Learning supported by in class discussion and debate and a structured revision programme. E-learning resources including relevant web links, video clips and academic articles. Self-Direct Independent Learning - the emphasis on independent learning will develop a strong and autonomous work and learning practices.
Module Aim: This module introduces learners to key activities involved in Human Resource Management. Best practices principles are described in the context of resourcing and talent planning, learning and development and reward management.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Describe and apply best practice principles and practices to Human Resource planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection.
LO2 Describe and apply a best practice, structured approach to learning and development in an organisational setting.
LO3 Design and implement a reward strategy that is fair and effective in an organisational setting.
Pre-requisite learning
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Human Resource Planning
The purposes of Human Resource Planning. The Process of Human Resource Planning.
Job Analysis
The nature and role of Job Analysis. Methods of carrying out a Job Analysis. Documentation produced by Job Analysis. The nature of competencies and Competency profiles.
Recruitment and Selection
Recruitment methods. Alternatives to recruitment. Methods of selection. Best practice in selection Interviewing. The legal context of selection processes
Learning and Development
The nature of Learning and Development. An effective Learning and Development process.
Reward Management
Purposes of reward systems. Components of the reward package. influences on pay levels. Types of pay systems.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other In class examination/test/online MCQ 1,2,3 100.00 Week 10
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 9.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 1.50
Independent Learning Time Every Week 7.50
Total Hours 9.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBLAW_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Business with Law 3 Elective
CW_BBLAW_C Higher Certificate in Business with Law 3 Elective