Module/Course Description

Course Title: Employment Relations and Legal Framework

Course Code: LJMU-7504-UNIHR

Programme: MA in Human Resource Management

Credits: 20.00

Course Description:


Taking account of the legal framework and other contexts to evaluate a range of perspectives, concepts and strategies for employment relations in contemporary organisations.

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module the student should be able to:

1 Synthesise the different perspectives, ideologies, contexts and constraints within which employment relations decisions are made.

2 Evaluate the legal and other external contexts within which employment relations decisions are made.

3 Analyse the relevance of policies in employment relations areas such as employee engagement; employee voice; conflict resolution; management of underperformance; discipline and grievance, dismissal and employment tribunals.

4 Evaluate the complexity of relationships between various stakeholders in employment relations and the need for strategic integration of employment relations policies with other HR policies taking account of organisation culture and objectives.

Prerequisites: LJMU-IND-M-100
Prerequisites Categories: Postgraduate Certificate Level

Typical Module duration: 8.0 Week(s)

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