BR-312 HUMAN RESOURCE PRINCIPLES (3 HOURS)PURPOSE OF THE COURSEThe course is intended to equip the student with the knowledge on the principles ofhuman resource management and its applications in organizationsEXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSEBy the end of the course the student should be able to: 1. Handle human resource as an important factor of production 2. Explain the procedure of selecting employees 3. Uphold importance of effective communication in business organizations 4. Solve problems relating to motivation and morale regarding to human labour 5. Recognize importance of maximum individual development and workers participation in managementCOURSE CONTENT • Introduction to HRM (definition, development of human resource management, objectives, roles of human resource department • Functions of HRM department ( job design, human resource planning , human resource recruitment ,human resource ) • Human resource planning • Job design • Job analysis • Recruitment • Training and development • Compensation • Organization structure and effectiveness (definition, types, factors affecting organization structures, organization analysis, designing organization structures), • Job design (definition, factors affecting job design, techniques of job design, job retrenchment & enlargement & job rotation) • Method & work measurement, organization effectiveness, HRM challenges.INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS / EQUIPMENTLecture notes, white/chalkboard, and hand-outs.COURSE ASSESSMENT1. CAT (30)2. FINAL exam (70%)CORE READING MATERIALS FOR THE COURSE:Greer Charles. Strategic Human Resource Management: A General Managerial Approach, 2 nd ed.I ndia, Pearson Education Inc. 2001
Cole G.A. Management: Theory and Practice. TJ International UK, 1995Long, P and Armstrong. The Reality of Strategic Human Resource Management. 1994Michael Armstrong. Strategic Human Resource Management, a Guide to Action. 2000Muller and Dess. Strategic Management. 2nd edition 1996Human Resource Management Journal.BR-313 HUMAN RESOURCE TRAINING (3 HOURS)-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PURPOSE OF THE COURSEThis course is meant to equip the student with knowledge of strategies used in training personnel in organizations.EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMESBy the end of the course the student should be able to: 1. Distinguish between: training, development and education 2. Identify and discuss the benefits and importance of training 3. Describe the process of designing an effective training program of organizations 4. Discuss the types and approaches of training 5. Explain the considerations when selecting training methods 6. Discuss the process of undertaking TNA in organizations 7. Evaluate the impact of workforce diversity and ICT on training in organizations 8. Discuss the factors affecting transfer of training and strategies of enhancing training transfer.COURSE CONTENT • Distinction between training, development, education of human resource; • Benefits of training: organizational & individual benefits, importance of training, • Theory and design of training programs: Types & approaches for training, selection of training methods, designing training programs, Conducting Training Need Analysis, choosing training as a solution-factors to consider, planning for training • Training and workforce diversity: meaning of workforce diversity, impact of workforce diversity on training. • Evaluation and management of training: categories of evaluation, ensuring transfer of training, factors affecting transfer of training, enhancing transfer of training.INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS / EQUIPMENT
Lecture notes, white/chalkboard, and hand-outs.COURSE ASSESSMENT1. CAT (30)2. Final EXAM (70%)CORE READING MATERIALS FOR THE COURSE: i. Armstrong. M. (2001) A Handbook of Human Resource Management practice (8 th edn) Kogan Page Ltd. London ii. Cole, G.A (2002) Personnel and Human resource Management (5th edn): ELT. London iii. Dwivedi R.S (2002) Human Resource and Organization Behaviour: A Global Perspective (5th edn) : Macmillan. New Delhi iv. Gosh. B. (2000) Entrepreneurship Development in India: National Publishing House. Jaipur & New Delhi. v. Heinz Weihrich & Koontz Harold (2005) Management: A Global Perspective (11th edn) McGraw Hill. New Delhi. vi. Tri palti .P.C. & Reddy .P.N.( 2006) Principles of Management(3rd edn) : Tata McGraw Hill Company Ltd. New Delhi.