Module Identifier MMM1210  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Mr Ian V Thomas  
Semester Semester 1  
Course delivery Lecture   16 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   4 Hours 2 x 2 hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment 3000-4000 word report100%
Supplementary Assessment Resubmission of coursework 

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Define the key terms in Human Resource Management

Apply the elements of Human Resource Management to a company situation

Understand and apply the importance of High Performance working to a company situation

Explain the regulatory and organisational environment in which HRM operates

Explain the importance of effectively managing and developing the human resource within an organisation


To equip students with an understanding of the importance of fostering and developing a strategic approach to the acquisition, management and motivation of people in the organisation. To provide knowledge and an understanding of how to establish, maintain and develop HRM systems within the organisation.

Brief description

MMM1210 is a 10 credit module that will be core to the MIM programmes. The focus will be on how to effectively manage the human resources in today's organisation. Some of the main systems and processes used to effectively manage people and to improve performance will be studied as well as the managerial and organisational context in which HRM operates.


The context and purposes of HRM
Recruitment, selection and retention of staff
Training, Learning and Development
The regulatory framework
Leadership and Team Performance
High Performance Organisations
Appraising and Managing Performance
Managing Organisational Renewal

Reading Lists

** Recommended Text
Redman, T and Wilkinson, A (2001) Contemporary Human Resource Management FT Prentice Hall 020159613X
Brewster, C and Harris, H (1998) International HRM: Contemporary Issues in Europe Routledge 0415194903
Corbridge, M and Pilbeam, S (2002) People Resourcing: HRM in Practice Prentice Hall 0273655809
Torrington, D; Hall, L and Taylor, S (2002) Human Resource Management 5th edition. Prentice Hall
McKenna, E F and Beech, N (2002) Human Resource Management, A Concise Analysis Pearson Education Ltd
Storey, J Human Resource Management


This module is at CQFW Level 7