This page is for the academic year 2021-22. The current handbook year is 2022-23
Department: Management and Marketing
Human Resource Development
||Not available in 2021/22
||N2P109J Management (commencing in January) (suspended for 21/22)
Excluded Combination of Modules
- To develop studentsâ€™ knowledge and understanding of key issues relating to skills, training and HRD.
- To familiarise students with methods and tools common to the analysis, development and evaluation of learning interventions
- Introduction: the nature and scope of HRD
- Skills, training and strategic HRD
- HRD policy and practice: organizational, national and international contexts
- Critical: HRD: power and influence within political systems
- Learning theories and models
- Identification of learning, development, and training needs
- Design and delivery of learning interventions
- Evaluating learning interventions
- Leadership and Management Development
- Have an advanced knowledge and understanding of the context and nature of skills at work in contemporary societies, and the implications of these for learning and development.
- Be familiar with the methods and tools common to the analysis, development and evaluation of learning and development interventions.
- Have an in-depth understanding of how learning, training, and development needs for all types of staff may be identified.
- Have a critical appreciation of the importance of stakeholder involvement in the design and implementation of effective learning and development programmes.
- Have a critical appreciation of the importance of incorporating equality and diversity in learning and development interventions.
- Be able to critically analyse a number of different issues relating to the study of skills, training and HRD;
- Be able to critically evaluate different practices;
- Be aware of and be able to critically evaluate different theories of skill and skills development.
- Be able to design, deliver and evaluate a learning intervention
- Written communication;Written communication;
- Planning, organising and time management;
- Problem solving and analysis;
- Using initiative;
- Computer literacy.Planning, organising and time management;
Problem solving and analysis;
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to
the learning outcomes of the module
- Through a combination of lectures, seminars including practical activities, and guided reading addressing key topics, students will acquire the advanced skills and knowledge to enable them to develop a thorough understanding of this specialist field of study.
- The summative assessment of the module, by written assignment, is designed to test studentsâ€™ knowledge and understanding of the subject-matter, their ability to apply it to the analysis of specific issues in training and HRD, and design and evaluate learning interventions.
Teaching Methods and Learning Hours
||1 per week
||1 per fortnight
|Preparation, Reading, Data Collection and Independent Study
|Component: Individual written assignment
||Component Weighting: 100%
||Length / duration
|Individual written assignment
||2500 words (maximum)
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University