Singapore University of Social Sciences

Human Resource Management in Theory and Practice

Human Resource Management in Theory and Practice (HRZ304)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Management

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: S R Nathan School of Human Development


This course introduces students to the key concepts in managing human resources and the roles of the human resource management practitioners in influencing excellence in organizations.

Level: 3
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every Semester


  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Ethical, Social and Legal Considerations in HRM
  • Job Analysis and Human Resource Planning
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Training and Development
  • Performance Management

Learning Outcome

  • Illustrate the concept of strategic human resource management in the aviation industry.
  • Develop ethical, social and legal considerations in managing human resources in organizations in the aviation industry.
  • Examine the implications of managing diversity in organizations.
  • Use job analysis information and human resource planning in maximizing human resources performance.
  • Appraise the strategic importance of effective recruitment and selection methods used by organizations.
  • Examine the roles of training and developing employees in productivity improvements in organizations.
  • Evaluate the challenges faced in managing employee performance and recommend improvements on how to maximize employee commitment.
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