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UNIVERSITY OF MAURITIUS

MODULE SPECIFICATION SHEET

1. GENERAL INFORMATION

Academic Year: 2010/2011


Semester(s): I

Title Code Duration (hrs) No of credits


Human Resource and Quality MGT Lectures: 45 hrs
Management 5212 Class test
Seminars: 3
Assignment
Others (Specify):
Total: 45

2. AIM
The aim of this module is to enable students to understand the concepts of the core issues
in human resource and general management and acquire knowledge in quality issues.

3. OBJECTIVES
By the end of the module students should be able to :

1. Discuss the challenge of management in the new business environment.


2. Explain the concept of Corporate Social Responsibility.
3. Explain the planning and decision making process.
4. Explain the Human Resource Planning process, recruitment, selection and training.
5. Differentiate between performance appraisal and management.
6. Describe the role of management in the Total Quality Management process.
7. Explain the Employee Involvement and Empowerment for Quality.

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4. LECTURER
Name MR RAM GOOALUP
Department FACULTY OF LAW & MANAGEMENT
Phone No. 4037428 (off) / 7727612 (mob)
E-mail address r.goolaup@uom.ac.mu
Contact Hours 45 hrs
Open Office Mondays &Wednesdays
Hours 1000 –1200 hrs
Contact Address Room 2.29
New Academic Complex
Faculty of Law & Management

5. VENUE AND TIMINGS

All lectures will normally be held as per time table specification,unless otherwise
agreed by both parties.

6. MODULE MAP

SEMESTER 1
Week(s) Lecture Title(s)
1 Introduction to Module Human Resource and Quality /
Ice breaking exercise classroom contract.
2 The Management Challenge/Evolution of Management /
Management Theories
3 Organisational Structure and Design, Job Analysis
4 Human Resource Planning
5 Recruitment and Selection
6 Training and development
7 Performance Appraisal and management
8 Groups Dynamics & Teams
9 Class Test
10 Total Quality Management – Role of Management
11 Organisational Change; culture change and quality
12 Communication for Total Quality; Employee
Involvement and empowerment for Quality
13 Revision + Case Study
14 Revision + Sample exams questions

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7. ASSESSMENT

(i) Written Examination

Paper Structure

Sections A (Case Study) COMPULSORY


Section B (Essay Type Questions) Answer TWO questions out of FOUR

Exams date: November 2010 Paper Duration: 3 hours

Weighting (%): 70

(ii) Continuous Assessment

Weighting (%)
Assignment(s): 20
Classest(s): 10
Total Marks: 30

8. RECOMMENDED BOOKS/JOURNALS/WEBSITES

Author Title of Book


M. Armstrong A handbook of Human Resource Management
Practice
I. Beardwell & L. Holden Human Resource Management
J. Storey Development in the Management of Human
Resources
J. Storey New Perspectives in Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management