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BU5577: MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES (2020-2021)

Last modified: 24 Jun 2020 14:31


Course Overview

Managing human resources is important for survival and prosperity of organizations and economies, and has implications for individual attitudes and well-being.  Managers are expected to contribute to the delivery of the human resource strategy, supported by expert advice and guidance. This module explores the key concepts underpinning the management of human resources and their practical application in organisations today.  Focus on four important themes:

·        Recruitment and selection

·        Equality and diversity

·        Flexible employment and work-life balance

·        Talent management

You will be encouraged to share your views and experiences through class discussion and debate. 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Nicola C Naughton

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either MSc International Business Management (Studied) or MSc Global Health and Management (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The indicative content covered by the course would include the following topics: • Strategic HRM • Operational challenges: e.g., Recruitment and selection; Managing employee relations; Equality and diversity at work • HRM Processes: e.g., workforce planning; performance and rewards management


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 2 Seminars during University week28
  • 5 Seminars during University week29

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for courses may be subject to change. All updates for first-half session courses will be actioned no later than 1700 (GMT) on 18 September 2020. All updates for second half-session courses will be actioned in advance of second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Oral Presentation: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 70
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Alternative written assignment

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 100
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