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Module Code: MAN205
Module Title: People Resourcing
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: International Business School Suzhou
Pre-requisites: MAN110
The overall aim of this module is to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of Human Resource Management in the area of People Resourcing. As such, the module provides a specialist and in-depth treatment of the subject area, building on and enhancing knowledge and understanding developed in years 1 & 2 of the BA HRM programme.
Learning outcomes 
A. Analyse the resourcing context and illustrate the impact people resourcing can have on the other human resource management functions.

B. Explain the identification, attraction and recruitment of job applicants in the context of the HR planning process.

C. Critically evaluate approaches to the assessment of job candidates and their fit with the job and organisation.

D. Demonstrate the key skills associated with the assessment of job candidates and their fit with the job and organisation.

E. Discuss managing the flow of talent through the organisation with reference to succession planning, separations, and downsizing.

Method of teaching and learning 
This is a lecture-based module supported by tutorials, skills workshops and private study. Tutorials deploy a range of case studies and practical exercises completed both individually and in groups.
Strategic resourcing and the management of talent

The resource-based view of HRM

The legal context of resourcing

HR planning, HR information and talent pipelines, retention

Job analysis and competency modeling

Recruitment, employer branding and the employee value proposition

Approaches to recruitment and evaluating the effectiveness of recruitment strategies

Selection – approaches and methods

Selection – competence-based interviewing skills

Induction and on-boarding

Dismissals and redundancy

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     12      112  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Individual Skills Assessment 15.00
2 Individual Report 15.00
3 Final Exam 70.00

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