Courses Catalogue

Principles Of Human Resource Management

COURSE CODE: HRM 1201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Business Administration (Finance & Banking)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

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