Module/Course Description

Course Title: Managing Human Resource and Capital Organizations

Course Code: UU-HRM-3501-UG

Programme: Bachelor of Science in Business, Accounting and Financial Management - BL

Credits: 4.00

Course Description:

Course/Module Description:

This module exposes students to the concept of maximizing employee performance in service of an employer’s strategic objectives through different methods and tactics such as motivation, proper leadership, etc.  This course is primarily concerned with the management of people within organizations, focusing on policies and on systems, utilize effectively and efficiently resources, increase productivity and maintain good quality of working environment.

Course/Module Objectives:

The main objectives of the course are:

  1. To collect and analyse data for the purpose of resolving issues directly related to human resource management
  2. To communicate, both orally and in writing as well as to develop intrapersonal and interpersonal skills and confidence when interacting with others in a number of organizational settings
  3. To acquire problem–solving skills in relation to employees employment
  4. Apply conflict resolution activities
  5. To effectively use resources towards maximum productivity

Course/Module Learning Outcomes:

After completion of the course students are expected to be able:

  1. To create strategic recruitment/selection policies and practices. To organize, implement and perform effective selection interviews
  2. To develop effective job design processes and procedures. To perform an effective job analysis resulting in the construction of a job description and job specifications
  3. To execute a training needs analysis. To develop and implement effective training programmes
  4. To evaluate jobs in order to determine salary/wage scales. To develop and implement effective performance criteria in order to perform appraisals. To develop and implement effective disciplinary processes and procedures.
  5. To effectively apply other HR duties including utilizing employee associations for better business results, managing employer-employee negotiations so as to avoid conflict situations in the workplace, analyzing health and safety issues in the workplace for better employee performance and evaluating the legal environment and its impact on the workplace.



Prerequisites: UU-BA-IND100-UG

Prerequisites Categories: Year 1, Year 2

Typical Module duration: 4.0


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