UCL School of Management

Module Fact Sheet

MSIN0057: Strategic Human Resource Management

Taught by
3rd year SAMB compulsory; 2nd, 3rd, 4th year undergraduates from all departments
Term 2
Delivery method
2-hour lecture (x 10 weeks)
1 hour seminar (x 9 weeks)
Coursework assessment 1 40%, coursework assessment 2 40%, class participation 20%
Previous Module Code

Course overview

This course equips students with the knowledge and tools to think strategically about decisions that shape an organization’s approach to the management of people. The focus is on concrete measures that can be taken to make work more motivating and meaningful in alignment with organizational strategy. Students will get familiar with human resource decisions made in organizations through case studies and interview research. No prior knowledge of business and management is required.   

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the module, students will be able to:

  • identify and assess the relationship between company strategy and human resource management
  • propose and critically evaluate how to motivate and reward people to enhance performance and job satisfaction
  • appraise the appropriateness of recruitment to talent development models for different organisations
  • appreciate and make practical suggestions on how to enhance diversity and equality in the workplace

Topics covered

  • Business strategy and human resource management
  • Resourcing and recruitment

  • Pay and reward

  • Job satisfaction

  • Performance management

  • Training and talent management

  • International assignments

  • Diversity and equality

  • Human Resource Management in the future 

Assessment summary

Coursework assessment 1 40%. coursework assessment 2 40%. class participation 20%

Past versions of this module

MSIN0057 18/19

MSIN7014 17/18

MSIN7014 16/17

Last updated Wednesday, 26 June 2019