Courses Catalogue

Principles Of Human Resource Management

COURSE CODE: HR 1201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 2
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Tourism and Hotel Management, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The course presents the dynamic nature of business, an increasing challenge to the management of organizations.  Management has started realizing the need for Human resource specialists because of the variety of employees who are required to meet the demands of the changing business environment.  This module therefore presents a general overview and analyses of the main principles of HRM as a foundation for the more crystallized detailed description of Human resource policies, processes and practices contained in other units of this program, for the purposes of setting grounds for grooming the students in preparation for the challenging and dynamic field at the end of the course.

 EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course unit, students should be able to;

  •          Explain the basic concepts of HRM.
  •          Discuss the effectively in today‚Äôs world of work, one must understand and                     appreciate the significant competitive, legal and social issues.
  •          Describe the implement sound practices and harmonious working relations                    between employees and employers.
  •          Explain the cost effective pay structure that will attract, motivate and retain                   competent employees and that can also be viewed as fair by employees.
  •          Explain the formal Human resource politics, procedures and programs to                       employees in the organization.