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MGMT8035 - Emerging Markets and Trends

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Title:Emerging Markets and Trends
Long Title:Emerging Markets and Trends
Module Code:MGMT8035
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Business & Management
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2016/17 ( September 2016 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: DON CROWLEY
Module Author: Sheila Butler
Module Description: This module is designed to illustrate the new realities facing Human Resource Capital Management in both the mature and emerging markets including Brazil, Russia, India & China (BRIC)and Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Regions. This module will also enable students to critically evaluate emerging Human Resource Management issues and trends.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Analyse the new realities facing Human Resource Capital Management in both the mature and emerging markets.
LO2 Critically assess the Human Resource Management opportunities and challenges posed by emerging markets.
LO3 Recommend appropriate HRM strategies available to a company seeking to capitalise in emerging markets.
LO4 Discuss emerging business environmental trends and assess the impact of these emerging trends on HRM practices, suggesting effective and appropriate strategic responses.
LO5 Assess the impact of emerging trends on HRM practices and effective strategic responses.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Emerging Market Opportunities
Emerging markets as sources of competitive advantage. Expanded talent pool. Leveraging culture as a strategic tool.
Emerging Markets Challenges
Remote management. Multi-site support. Different Labour laws. Global Talent Competition.
Contemporary Trends
Globalisation. Increased complexity and size. Business diversity. Outsourcing. Technological advances & innovations. Shared services in HR. Communication.
Emerging Industries
Acquiring the required skills & Educational Qualifications; Developing pipeline of employees for an Emerging Industry.
Managing HR Capital in a Recession
Downsizing. Increased workforce flexibility. Maintaining trust and developing competencies in challenging business times.
Emerging Trends Based Learning
Case study methods and philosophy. Industry leader guest lectures and discussion facilitation.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Written Report Essay 1,2,3,4,5 40.0 Week 9
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,5 60.0 End-of-Semester
Reassessment Requirement
Repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Directed Learning, Research, Work-based Learning and Private Study 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class based Instruction 1.5 Every Week 1.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Directed Learning, Research, Work-based Learning and Private Study 5.0 Every Week 5.00
Tutorial Class based tutoring 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Vance Charles M, Yongsun Paik, 2010, Managing a Global Workforce: Challenges and Opportunities in international human resource management., 2nd Ed Ed., M.E. Sharpe [ISBN: 0765623498]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Horwitz, Frank and Budhwar, Pawan 2008, Handbook of Human Resource Management in Emerging Markets, 3rd Ed., Edward Elgar [ISBN: 9781781955000]
  • Wood, Geoffrey 2009, Human resource management, Taylor & Francis [ISBN: 0415462460]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Website: CIPD Website
  • Journal: Int'l Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Journal: Human Resource Management Journal
  • Journal: People Management
  • Journal: Harvard Business Review Journal
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_BHRMN_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Human Resource Management 7 Mandatory

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