(Islamabad Campus) Department of Management Sciences
Human Resource Management
Telephone: 051-926-0002 Ext: 412
Monday to Thursday 2: 00pm - 3: 00pm
Office Located at XC – Basement, Cubicle # 16
Course Code: MGT 340
Credit Hours: Three (3)
Semester: BBA 5th Semester
Prerequisite: MGT 120, MGT 260
This subject addresses key areas associated with the functional specialization of human resource management, and expects these to broaden the organizational context. It focuses on major functional policies and programs such as human resource planning, strategic human resource management, job analysis, employment law, recruitment and selection, performance management, compensation, human resource development, occupational health and safety and international human resource management. Students are encouraged to draw upon their work experiences in classes and assignment to enhance learning. LEARNING OUTCOMES
On successful completion of this subject, the students are expected to be able to:
Identify and understand key concepts associated with the management of human resources in organization
Identify issues and challenges associated with integrating human resource management and business strategy.
Appreciate how these concepts are variously applied in organizations
Put forward and justify reasoned arguments in the area of contemporary human resource management through written assignments, seminar presentation, discussion groups and examination essays
Using a small team format, explain, critical evaluate and wherever possible propose potential solutions to current human resource management problems/issues.
RECOMMENDED TEXT BOOK
• “Human Resource Management”, by David DeCenzo and Stephen Robbins. Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (10th Edition)
• “Human Resource and Personnel Management”, by William B Werther (Latest Edition)
• “Managing Human Resource”, by Wayne F Cascio. (Latest Edition)
• “Human Resource Management”, by Gary Dessler. (Latest Edition)
• Final Exam 40%
• Midterm Exam 25%
• Quizzes 15%
• Project 10%
• Cases/Articles 10%
• Total 100%
1. To familiarize the students with the primary concepts pertaining to the field of Human Resource Management.
2. To help students grasp the connection between materials covered in class and the application of that material by managers in organizations.
Methods of Learning
A variety of techniques will be used to enhance your learning for this course. These include face-to-face lecture, discussion, debates, exams, cases, in-class group activities, out-of-class group and individual assignments, and Internet Research. Students are expected to come to every session having completed your reading and/or other assignments.
Quizzes: During the semester four (4) quizzes will be given at the beginning of class (no quiz for anyone late to class).Out of four quizzes best of three quizzes will be marked towards internal total. Questions for quizzes will consist of multiple choice and the learning objectives noted above. Note: No make-up quizzes will be given.
Group Presentation Guidelines
In a group of 4-5, students are required to give a presentation for about 20 minutes duration followed by Q & A session on a given topic. The topic could either be a Case Study, Article, Vice versa. The detail about each group presentation due date has been given in Lectures Delivery Plan. Use of multi-media projector & formal business dress is compulsory for the presentation. Each member of...