Managing Human Resources in a Business Context

Module code: MN7367

Module co-ordinator: Dr Nikolaus Hammer

Module Outline

This module provides an understanding of the organisational context within which HRM and training operate and the constraints that act on those responsible for implementation. It explores organisational theory and looks at the implications for the trainer and those in management development. Finally, it considers the contribution that HRM makes to an organisation.


  • 40 one-hour lectures
  • Four one-hour seminars
  • One one-hour tutorial


  • Exam, two hours (50%)
  • Essay, 2,500-3,000 words (50%)