Courses Catalogue

Principles Of Human Resource Management

COURSE CODE: HRM 1201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Human Resource Management
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

Introduction

Definitions.

Scope and significance.

Jobs and Roles definitions.

Job analysis and Design.

Employee Resorcing

Human resource planning.

Recruitment and selection and induction / orientation. 

Evaluating employee performance.

Definitions, steps in appraising performance, techniques of performance appraisal.

Employee Development

Training, management development and career management defined

Techniques of training and management development

Phases of career development and importance of career planning and management.

Employee motivation

Meaning and significance

 motivational theories

Relevance and criticism.

Compensation Management and Administration

Understand basics of compensation management

Establish pay structures

Design and improve benefits and services.

Employee Health and Safety

Definitions, of terms

Symptoms and causes of stress and accidents.

Strategies / recommendations to prevent them

Grievances and Disciplinary procedures.

Understand the terms

causes of both the procedures for administering indiscipline and handling grievances.

Industrial relations

Definitions

strategies to maintain a continuous harmonious relationship between employees and management

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments
  • Field trips
  • Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes