Courses Catalogue

Strategic Human Resource Management

COURSE CODE: HRM 7103
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Master of arts in public administration and management
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

This course introduces ‘students to human resource management practices and processes. The course unit will cover aspects of strategic human resource management generally; the environment of strategic human resource management, staffing in organizations and enhancing motivation and performance of staff in organizations for better results among others.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The course aim is to ;

  • Introduce students to the knowledge and concepts of strategic human resource management.
  • Expose students to the overview of styles adopted by human resource manager from the stability, productivity and maturity of the labour force.
  • Expose the students to the environment of strategic human resource management 
  • Enable students evaluate and discuss the staffing of the organization 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

  • Appreciate knowledge and concepts of strategic human resource management.
  • Assess the overview of styles adopted by human resource manager from the stability, productivity and maturity of the labour force.
  • Explain the environment of strategic human resource management 
  • Evaluate and discuss the staffing of the organization