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Yfirlit áfanga í Mannauðsstjórnun við UHI

Kjarnaáfangar

Managing and Developing the Human Resource (MDHR) - Semester 1

20 credits

Learning outcomes:

  1. Critically analyse theories and concepts relating to human resource planning and performance management and the role it plays in improving organisational performance.
  2. Critically assess methods to measure and evaluate individual and team performance, including the interpretation of financial information and the management of financial resources, exploring approaches designed to support the development of high performance.
  3. Critically analyse theories and concepts relating to individual development exploring how development can impact on individuals, the team and organisation.
  4. Analyse and reflect on the role of the line manager in identifying and applying suitable developmental approaches designed to resolve team and organistional challenges and opportunities.

 

Managing in a Global Network (MGN) - Semester 2

20 credits

Learning outcomes:

  1. Critically evaluate the relationship of the organisation's local context within the global environment, with an emphasis on analysing the potential barriers to managing across cultures, geographies and specialisations.
  2. Examine and critique effective communication strategies for a constantly changing organisational environment.
  3. Demonstrate the critical skills to conduct an objective evaluation of the impact of modern technologies on internal and external stakeholders.

Employee Relations (ER) - Semester 2

20 credits

Learning outcomes:

  1. Critically assess the nature, context and strategic significance of employee activities, and their significance to organisational objectives, and provide accurate advice and guidance as necessary.
  2. Contribute to the effective development and implementation of employee relations policies and procedures and evaluate these in relation to business strategy and the management of conflict in the organisation.
  3. Critically evaluate the appropriateness of adopting different forms of employee consultation, involvement and participation, and participate as a team member in the consultation and communication process (including collective bargaining and negotiation).

 

Talent Development and Management (TDM) - Semester 1

20 credits

Learning outcomes:

  1. Critically analyse the major features of national and international employment markets from which organisations source staff and how these markets evolve or change.
  2. Evaluate and develop resourcing and talent strategies to ensure the organisation remains competitive in its major employment markets.
  3. Critically develop recruitment, selection, induction and performance management activities effectively, efficiently, lawfully and professionally.
  4. Critically evaluate long and short term talent and succession planning exercises to enhance organisational performance and develop staff retention strategies.

Masters Research Project - Semester 1 or/and 2 (can be started in S1 or S2 only after completion of R4B).
40 credits

Learning outcomes:

  1. Understand and appraise a range of appropriate research techniques sufficiently to allow detailed investigation into relevant business and management issues.
  1. Formulate a research proposal, research questions and research design to address a specific strategic management issue using established techniques of research and enquiry.
  2. Conduct independent research, using appropriate research methods, into an area of practical and academic interest.
  3. Acquire and analyse data and information, to evaluate their relevance and validity, and to synthesise a range of information in the context of new situations.
  4. Critically reflect on and make effective and appropriate use of management theory; formulate and evaluate strategic options or devise realistic solutions to an organisational problem based on both academic literature and empirical research findings.

Research for Business (R4B) - Semester 1 (this is the pre-requisite to the Research Project)

20 credits

Learning outcomes:

  1. Critically analyse the reliability and validity of a range of primary and secondary business research and their contribution to knowledge.
  2. Identify and evaluate a range of relevant academic sources and their applicability to a business-related research question.
  3. Analyse and synthesise a range of research paradigms and their associated methodological approaches.
  4. Undertake a robust research proposal in order to complete a business-related Research Project.

 

Valáfangar (velur tvo)

Entra and Intra-preneurial Thinking (EIT) - Semester 2

20 credits

Learning outcomes

  1. Critically analyse the role of creative thinking and innovation in achieving organisational competitive advantage.
  2. Evaluate critically the value of risk; and effective change implementation and sustainability.
  3. Analyse the building of entra- and intra-preneurial capability within specific organisational contexts.

Information Decision Making (IDM) - Semester 2

20 credits

Learning outcomes:

  1. Critically analyse the value and importance of information to improve product and service quality.
  2. Evaluate ways to help improve the effectiveness of the management of information in order to lead in the improvement of product and service delivery.
  3. Identify and critically explore the role of budgets and financial information in leading/managing enhanced organisational performance.
  4. Critically reflect on the quality implications for effective and efficient planning and delivery and develop strategies for managing the volume and complexity of data to capture and critically evaluate information required in modern-day working life.

Effective Communication (EC) - Semester 1

20 credits

Learning outcomes:

  1. Critically evaluate and apply communication theory and techniques to organisational efficiency and effectiveness.
  2. Analyse, apply and reflect upon appropriate leadership behaviours which encourage better communication.
  3. Critically evaluate a range of contemporary communication media and assess their suitability within a variety of organisational settings