UCL School of Management

Module Fact Sheet

MSIN7014: Strategic Human Resource Management


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This is a past version of this module for MSIN7014 17/18.
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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)
50% final unseen 3-hour examination; 50% Two written assignments

Course overview

This module explores the nature and content of strategic and operational human resource (HR) management. The focus is on issues that are relevant for early career graduates and the management of future organisations.  

Learning outcomes

By the end of this module, students will know and be able to understand and begin to apply the following;

  • know and understand the principle of equality and fairness of treatment at work, and how to apply this effectively in practice

  • know and understand the main principles on which effective workforce structures and patterns of working are based

  • know and understand the basis of effectiveness in this area

  • know and understand how people and organisations are developed, enhanced and improved

Topics covered

  • Strategic HRM

  • Resourcing and recruitment

  • Talent management

  • Pay and reward

  • Diversity and equality

  • Performance management

  • Training and organisational development

  • Employee Relations

  • Human Resource Management in the future

Assessment summary

50% is awarded on the basis of your examination result of an unseen 3-hour paper in the Summer Term. 50% is awarded for coursework: comprising two individual assignments worth 25% each.

Past versions of this module

MSIN0057 18/19

MSIN7014 17/18

MSIN7014 16/17

Last updated Friday, 27 September 2019