Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

    1. Course Title: Human Resource Management
    2. Course Prefix/Number: PSYC 350A
    3. Credit Hours: Three (3)
    4. Description: This course aims to impart the knowledge and how Organizational Psychology integrates with the various Human Resource functions, Recruitment and Selection, Learning, Training and development; Performance and Career Management; and Workplace Health and Safety. Students will be able to gain an understanding of how teamwork and culture can promote a great place for workers
    5. Student Learning Outcomes:
      Learning outcomes

      The learner will:

      Assessment criteria

      The learner can:

      1. Individual differences and motivation at workplace 1.1 Understand how people behave and what motivates people at work
      2. Human Resource Function 2.1 Understand and appreciate the role of the various HR Functions in an organization
      3. Importance of promoting team work and good culture towards a positive  workplace 3.1 Understand the concept of Organization culture and what forces cause organizations to change
    6. Grading Scale: Your letter grade in this course will be determined by calculating your score on all assignments and exams as a percentage of the total possible score, on a standard grading scale:
      Your Letter Grade Your Score as % of Total
      A 90–100
      B 80-89
      C 70-79
      D 60-69
      F 0-59

      Assignments 40%

      As part of the requirements, students must complete short assignments based on these studies. There will be 2 assignments, each attracting 20% of total course grade.

      Assignment (Essay) 20%

      Students are also required to turn in an essay assignment.

      Guidelines for the essay assignment:

      • Word limit: 1500 – 2500
      • The assignment should be typed using Times New Roman, 12-point size, double spaced, and 1″ margins.
      • The assignment should be edited for spelling and grammar.
      • References to be provided using the APA guidelines.

      Exam 40%

      There will be a Final exam. The exam will be based on material covered in the textbook readings and lecture notes.

    7. Course Outline
      Topic
      • Introduction and Individual diff at work
      • Attitudes and behaviours in organisation
      • Motivation at work
      • Recruitment and Selection
      • Learning, training and development
      • Performance and Career Management
      • Workplace safety , stress and health
      • Organisation culture and teamwork

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