Module Overview

Human Resource Management 2

Module Aims:Identify and describe the importance of the management of rewards in an organisation.Develop the learners’ knowledge base and competence around the implementation and evaluation of an effective health and safety programme in the workplace.Describe and distinguish the key players in employee and labour relations from an Irish context.Apply and assess best practice techniques across a range of organisational contexts and workplace situations.

Module Code

BSST H2028

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Reward Systems & Administration

Compensation and Benefits.Importance of the Reward Package.Equity in Financial Compensation.Determinants of Pay.

Occupational Health, Safety and Welfare

Health, Safety & Welfare Legislation.Health, Safety & Welfare Issues in the Workplace.Workplace Stress.Work-Life Balance.

Employee & Industrial Relations – An Irish Context

Industrial Relations Partnership in the Workplace.Collective Bargaining and Employee Relations.Trade Unions and the Law.Employer Organisations and State Institutions.

Managing Workplace Conflict & Negotiation

Understanding Conflict Styles.Negotiation Strategies.

The Employee Contract & Employee Rights

Terms and Conditions of Employment.Legislation Relating to Contracts of Employment.

Contemporary Issues in HRM

Talent Management.Employer Branding.Whistle Blowing.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)40
Formal Examination60