|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF 11 entry qualifications or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To develop knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of human resource management in the area of learning and development (L and D).
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
The nature of L and D and its contribution to the organisation’s business strategy in co-operation with key organisational stakeholders. The role of L and D in effective change management. The impact of NVET policy and initiatives on the UK’s economic performance and the way L and D is funded in organisations. Analysis of organisational performance development strategies, and the way in which L and D can support overall performance management processes such as recruitment and selection, retention, reward, appraisal and staff motivation. The application of training techniques, including developments in new technology, to achieve effective training needs analysis, design, delivery and evaluation of training interventions. Resourcing the L and D function, and the role of L and D specialists and line managers. Effective marketing in the organisation of L and D’s ‘added value’. The importance of management development in organisations, including career management for all staff. Knowledge Management and the importance of internal or external learning partnerships. Equal Opportunity issues and equal access. The importance of continuing professional and personal development to the L and D practitioner.
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
A range of learning activities is used, including lectures and workshops. CCTV may be used for the Skills Development activity.
The assessment will consist of two elements. An individual case study report which accounts for a 50% weighting and covers learning outcomes 1, 3, 4 & 5 and a team based skill assignment relating to learning outcome 2 which accounts for 50% weighting.