Course Title: Human Resources Management (HRM)
Course No.: MRD 582
Nature of the Course: Theory Period per Week: 3
Year: Second Time per Period: 1 hour
Semester: Fourth Total Period: 48
The objective of the course is to teach the basic concept of human resource management, its practices, development and management. The course will introduce the students to practices and techniques for evaluating performance, structuring teams, coaching and mentoring staffs, and performing the wide range of other people related duties of a manager in today’s increasingly complex workplace.
Course Contents LH
Unit I: Conceptual Understanding of HRM 10
1.1 The philosophy of HRM (with international perspective)
1.2 Purpose of HRM
1.3 HRM as system/model
1.4 Context of HRM
1.5 Characteristics of HRM
1.6 Function of HRM
1.7 Difference between HRM and personnel management
1.8 Impact of HR practice on performance
1.9 Roles and responsibilities of HR practitioners
1.10 Critical evaluation of the concept of HRM
Unit II: Human Resources Planning and Development 15
2.1 Human Resources Planning: Importance, Approaches and Process.
2.2 Job Design: Steps, benefits and methods.
2.3 Job Analysis: Components, purposes, techniques
2.4 Job Analysis: Information and data collection methods
2.5 Recruitment: Sources, policies, steps and methods
2.6 Selection: Steps and methods
2.7 Differences between Recruitment and Selection
2.8 Socialization: Purpose and process
2.9 Training and career development: Purpose, need assessment, and method.
2.10 Factors affecting human resource development
Unit III: Human Resource Management 15
3.1 Motivation: Objectives and types
3.2 Performance appraisal: Importance and process
3.3 Compensation Management: Types of compensation, incentive and its purpose
3.4 Employee Discipline: Disciplinary problems and actions
3.5 Employee Relations: Purpose and process, Employee Disputes: types, causes, prevention and settlement
3.6 Employee Welfare: Objectives and types
Unit IV: Human Resource Management Practices in Nepal 8
4.1 Training and development practices in Nepal
4.2 Existing problems related to training in Civil Service in Nepal
4.3 Career planning and development practices in Nepalese Civil Service
4.4 Bases/Criteria of career development in Nepal as per Public Service Act 1992, 1998, 2005
4.5 Performance appraisal system in the Nepalese Civil Service
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