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BIBM681 – Human Resources

Module code
Module title
Human Resources
Students will understand the roles, functions and application of human resource management within contemporary New Zealand organisations.
  • BI1401
  • BI1502
  • BI1504
  • BI1506
  • SC9501
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss the relationship between human resource management, the organisation and its
internal and external environment
2. Apply the principles of job design to organisational effectiveness, and complete a job
3. Compile a recruitment and selection strategy that effectively applies best practice and
relevant legislation for a specific position
4. Develop a formal induction programme, and a training needs analysis and plan for a
learning event from pre-determined organisational variables
5. Demonstrate understanding of performance management and critically examine strategies
to review individual performance
6. Discuss the conceptual framework of remuneration and rewards management and its
7. Identify and apply health and safety responses that ensure legal compliance
8. Discuss the application of metrics used to inform HR business decisions
- Human resource management as a concept and a process
- Functions relevant to those listed in learning outcomes
- Work-life balance (in relation to health and safety)
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Teaching will involve blended delivery methods incorporating the Moodle online delivery platform. Other delivery methods my involve theoretical and practical classes, face to face, lectures, tutorials, workshops, group activities, guest tutors, field trips, role-play, and video conferencing, as appropriate.
Assessment Criteria
Candidates must achieve a minimum result of 40 in the final examination of this module. They must also achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from all assessments to receive a passing grade for the module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Required Text:
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.

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