Module Title:Human Resource Management 2
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 8 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 aims to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to manage employee performance, the employer-employee relationship and the associated activities involved in that relationship. Key principles of Human Resource data management are described. Finally learners will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to create and support an equitable, diverse and inclusive workplace.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Describe and apply best practice principles and practices to manage employee performance
LO2 Describe the parties involved in the employer-employee relationship and explain best practice management of grievances, discipline and negotiations.
LO3 Describe how to create a workplace which respects equality, diversity and inclusion and protects Human Resource data.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Performance Management
The nature and purposes of Performance management. Ineffective approaches and methods of Performance Management. The many requirements of an effective Performance management System.
Employee Relations
The role of trade unions, employer associations and the state in employee relations.
Employee relations practice
The management of grievances, discipline and negotiations.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Equality legislation, prevention of work place bullying strategies and promotion of an inclusive and respectful work environment
Information and communication technology in Human Resource Management
Why records are important in Human Resource (HR) Management, types of HR records and an outline of key principles of data protection.
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

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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

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