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Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management

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BA
Programme Code: CR_BHRMN_7
 
Mode of Delivery:Part Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:June 2021
Department:ORGANISATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) On successful completion of this programme, the graduate will: 1. Have core human resource management skills which would enable them to formulate, implement, monitor, evaluate and review procedures for managing people in organisations. 2. Be competent to be employed in a human resource department of an organisation. 3. Be capable of working in a supervisory capacity where management of people is a core requirement. Recognise that the human resource function is an integral part of an organisation and its activities are designed to support its corporate and business strategies
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) On successful completion of this programme, the graduate will: 1. Be able to integrate the learning experience through the production of a work-based Project and a Management Report. Be able to apply the theoretical concepts to their own workplace from the following subject areas: Training & Development, People Resourcing, Health & Safety, and Human Resource Management
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) On successful completion of this programme, the graduate will: 1. Be able to analyse HR problems and propose solutions. 2. Be able to play a supportive role in the training and development in their organisation. 3. Be able to have a meaningful input in the Health & Safety Statement for their organisation. 4. Be able to assist in the recruitment and selection process. 5. Be able to participate in Industrial Relations forums. Be able to fulfil the following roles in their organisations: team leaders, recruitment and selection, line managers, training.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) On successful completion of this programme, the graduate will: 1. Be able to apply theoretical concepts to solving real HR problems in the work environment. 2. Be able to utilise the practical skills gained as course participants to a diverse range of HR issues. Practical skills are developed as follows throughout the course: role-play in industrial relations tribunals (Employment Law and Employee Relations), interview techniques (People Resourcing), presentation of HR issues (Human Resource Management and Human Resource Strategy), manual handling skills (Health & Safety). Be able to have an input into the identifying and solving problems in areas such as training, induction, and retention.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) On successful completion of this programme, the graduate will: 1. Be able to research HR problems and assist in the solution to those problems. 2. Be able to apply these HR skills in a variety of business contexts. Be able to suggest creative and innovative solutions to HR issues. These skills are developed by requiring the participants to undertake research for a Management Report (Year 3), constructing exam questions which require creative thinking by the students, and by class participation whereby students are asked to relate the subject matter to experiences within their own organisation.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) On successful completion of this programme, the graduate will: 1. Be able to work alone. 2. Be able to work as a member of a team. 3. Be able to work as a member of cross-functional project teams. Be an effective and contributory member of a dynamic HR dept.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) On successful completion of this programme, the graduate will: 1. Be able to take responsibility for his/her own learning, as evidenced by research assignments, directed study, Year 3 Management Report. 2. Be able to successfully share and transfer knowledge as part of a learning organisation. Be able to utilise their course learning in order to deal with new experiences and unfamiliar situations.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) On successful completion of this programme, the graduate will: 1. Be able to participate in the HR function of assisting employees in moral, social and ethical decisions. Be able to assist HR in implementing diversity policies and programmes.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MGMT6010 Introduction to HRM
MGMT6005 Training & Dev Principles
INFO6010 Human Resource Info. Systems
MGMT6048 Organisational Behaviour
MGMT6014 Training Design and Delivery

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MGMT6007 Recruitment and Selection
MGMT6013 Elements of Employee Relations
MGMT6004 Performance Management
MGMT6011 Employee Beh. & Motivation
MRKT6012 Communication for Business
LEGS6004 Introduction to Employment Law
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MGMT7003 Current Issues in People Mgt
MGMT7018 People Resourcing Skills
MGMT7011 Individual Employee Relations
LEGS6003 Business Law
MGMT7016 Statistics & Accounting

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MGMT7081 Management Practices
MGMT7082 Diversity Management
MGMT7009 Employment Law
MGMT7001 Industrial Relations
MGMT7017 Economic Data and Principles
MGMT7010 Integrated Case Study
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MGMT7025 Learning and Training
MGMT7037 Corporate Strategy Development
MGMT7046 Project Management Framework
MGMT7038 Research Methods for HRM
MGMT7031 Health & Safety Legislation
MGMT7030 Health & Safety - Practical

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
MGMT7028 Training and Testing
MGMT7036 HR Strategy Development
MGMT7044 HR Strategy Implementation
MGMT7035 Employee Rewards - Processes
MGMT7034 Employee Rewards - Systems
MGMT7041 HRM Profession Project

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