Employment Relations

Module code: MN1012

From decreased motivation and productivity all the way to large-scale strikes which could even paralyse regions and nations, the effects of poor employment relations can be catastrophic for businesses and organisations. This module will introduce you to the complex dynamics and processes behind the employment relationship.

By the end of this module, you'll be capable of confidently describing competing perspectives on the employment relationship and evaluating relevant practical examples. You'll be able to reflectively apply these when visiting an external company. You'll be able to pinpoint the key features of Human Resource Management. Plus, you'll feel comfortable discussing features of the management of discipline at work and comparing different approaches to employee relations and their implications for workers.

Learning

  • 20 hours of lectures
  • 8 hours of seminars
  • 2 hours of practicals/workshops
  • 4 hours of external visits
  • 116 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Group assignment (20%)
  • Essay (70%)
  • Reflective assignment (10%)