Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

BH226 / BH2601 Strategic Human Resource Management & Consulting

Acad Unit: 4
Pre-requisite: AB1601 and AB1202 / AB1601 and AB1202

Course Description:

This course is aimed primarily at second year Human Resource Consulting students, and provides an introduction to the key functions of HRM. How do organisations go about finding the right people, developing their skills, and retaining them? How do you match people to jobs, and appraise their performance accurately and fairly? What options do employers have for rewarding employees, and how do you manage cases of poor performance? What are the legal constraints affecting the relationship between people and their employer? How does the HRM function influence commitment and motivation of employees? The course takes a consulting orientation, introducing students to key elements of the consulting relationship in the context of developing high-performance HR practices.