Human Resource Management MBA PGDM Subject
Human Resource Function
Human Resource Philosophy – Changing environments of HRM – Strategic
human resource management – Using HRM to attain competitive advantage –
Trends in HRM – Organisation of HR departments – Line and staff functions –
Role of HR Managers.
Recruitment & Placement
Job analysis : Methods - IT and computerised skill inventory - Writing job
specification - HR and the responsive organisation.
Recruitment and selection process : Employment planning and forecasting -
Building employee commitment : Promotion from within - Sources, Developing
and Using application forms - IT and recruiting on the internet.
Employee Testing & selection : Selection process, basic testing concepts, types
of test, work samples & simulation, selection techniques, interview, common
interviewing mistakes, Designing & conducting the effective interview, small
business applications, computer aided interview.
Training & Development
Orientation & Training: Orienting the employees, the training process, need
analysis, Training techniques, special purpose training, Training via the
Developing Managers: Management Development - The responsive managers -
On-the-job and off-the-job Development techniques using HR to build a
responsive organisation. Management Developments and CD-Roms - Key factor
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Performance appraisal: Methods - Problem and solutions - MBO approach - The
appraisal interviews - Performance appraisal in practice.
Managing careers: Career planning and development - Managing promotions
Compensation & Managing Quality
Establishing Pay plans : Basics of compensation - factors determining pay rate -
Current trends in compensation - Job evaluation - pricing managerial and
professional jobs - Computerised job evaluation.
Pay for performance and Financial incentives : Money and motivation -
incentives for operations employees and executives - Organisation wide
incentive plans - Practices in Indian organisations.
Benefits and services : Statutory benefits - non-statutory (voluntary) benefits -
Insurance benefits - retirement benefits and other welfare measures to build
Labour relations and employee security
Industrial relation and collective bargaining : Trade unions - Collective
bargaining - future of trade unionism. Discipline administration - grievances
handling - managing dismissals and separation.
Labour Welfare : Importance & Implications of labour legislations - Employee
health - Auditing HR functions, Future of HRM function.
MBA Common Subjects
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
To become a successful manager of people, students need to understand behaviour of human resources in various organisational situations. In a complex world of industry and business, organizational efficiency is largely dependent on the contribution made by the human resources of the organization. The objective of this course is to sensitize students to various facts of managing people and to create an understanding of the various policies and practices of human resource management.
Human Resource Management-. Introduction and Scope, HRD-Concept, Need, Human Resource Planning-Concept, Process, job design-Concept approaches, job analysis, job description, job specification. Human Resource Procurement-Recruitment. Selection and induction. Training, Training phases, Need Assessment, Establishment, Establishment of Training objectives, Training method Lecture, case method, Role playing. Business in Basket T- Group, Incident, Syndicate, Evaluation of a training Programme. Performance measurement and reward systems-introduction, performance drivers, leadership and performance, reward management performance appraisals. Discipline. The grievance procedure.
Employee compensation-purpose and importance, components. non monetary rewards, workers participation in Management Employee. Strategic challenges for leadership, career management, SHRM Mergers and acquisitions.
Subject Title : Human Resource Management
Course Number :
Number of Credit Hours : 3 (Three)
Subject Description :
This course presents the human resource functions, recruitment, placement,
training, development, compensation, managing quality, labour relations and
Goals: To enable the students to learn the importance of the human resources,
recruitment and training and also the importance of the labour relations in the
Objectives: On successful completion of the course the students should have:
1. understood the changing environment of the HRM and the role of the HR
2. learnt the recruitment process and the application of the IT.
3. learnt the importance of the training and development.
4. learnt about the pay plans, performance appraisal and compensation.
5. learnt the importance of the labour relation, the employee security and
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3. VSP Rao, Human Resource Management: Text and cases, First edition, Excel
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4. Dr. R.Venkatapathy & Assissi Menacheri, Industrial Relations & Labour
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Guidance, VI edition, PHI, 2005.