HRM for NON-HR Managers

By Dr. Margie Parikh   |   BK School of Professional and Management Studies,Gujarat University
Learners enrolled: 732

This course aims at building the basic skills of Human Resource Management (HRM), which is increasingly being called People Management. After successfully completing this course, you will understand HRM along with its functions and processes, whether you had a prior qualification in HRM or not. You will also be familiar with legal aspects of HRM and a basic proficiency in working out the obligations of your organization towards employees. In short, this course will prepare you to carry out basic HRM functions in your own unit or subunit.

Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 25 Jul 2022
End Date : 17 Oct 2022
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 15 Sep 2022
Category :
  • Management Studies
Credit Points : 4
Level : Undergraduate

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Course layout

  1. Human Resource Management (HRM): Meaning, importance
  2. The role of HRM in business and important functions
  3. HR Planning (Manpower planning in previous times)
  4. Developing Job-Descriptions, Job Specifications (1 of 2)
  5. Developing Job-Descriptions, Job Specifications (2 of 2)
  6. Recruitment:(1 of 2)
  7. Recruitment (2 of 2)
  8. Testing and Selection
  9. Interviews
  10. Employee orientation and on-boarding
  11. Compensation-1: Pay and perquisites, Rewards and incentives
  12. Compensation-2: Legal provisions related to compensation
  13. Training and development 
  14. HR Policies
  15. Discipline and Grievance management
  16. Legal provisions for managing discipline and grievance
  17. Performance management
  18. Career paths and succession planning
  19. Managing employee separation
  20. Conducting employee surveys
  21. Legal Compliance and HRM1: Trade Unions, Industrial Disputes, and Standing Orders
  22. Legal Compliance and HRM:2
  23. Employee retention-1: Turnover optimization and retention strategies
  24. Employee retention-2: Engagement, involvement, commitment, and satisfaction
  25. ICT and HRM: HR Information Systems, HR Analytics
  26. HR Scorecard and organizational Effectiveness
  27. HRM in merger and acquisitions
  28. Knowledge management, learning organization and HRM
  29. HR outsourcing
  30. Directions for future development in HRM

Books and references

  • Armstrong M., (2006). A Handbook of Human Resources Management Practice 10th Edition, Kogan page limited, London, U.K, pp.3. 
  • Dessler, G., & Biju, V. (2011). Human resource management (12th ed.). New Delhi: Pearson Education
  • Harold Koontz & Cyril O’Donnell (1972), Principles of Management: An Analysis of Managerial Functions, Tokyo: McGraw-Hill Kogakusha
  • Noe, R.A., Hollenbeck, J.R., Gerhart, B. and Wright, P.M., 2017. Human resource management: Gaining a competitive advantage. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.

Apart from these, there may be chapter-specific references.

Instructor bio

Dr. Margie Parikh

BK School of Professional and Management Studies,Gujarat University
Dr. Margie Parikh is a Professor at BK School of Business Management, Gujarat University, where she has been teaching since 1997. She is also a Visiting Faculty at the Creative and Cultural Business at IIM Ahmedabad and a Visiting Scholar at Chinmaya Sankrit Vishwavidyapeeth. She is an Independent Director on the Board of Atul Auto Ltd., a member of the Gender Neutrality Committee at the Infostretch Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd., and a member of Internal Complaints Committee at the ESIC Model Hospital, Bapunagar. She is a recipient of Award of Excellence from Bhavans' Middle East.
Margie Parikh's case studies can be seen on world’s leading case repositories and journals, Harvard Business School Publication and Ivey Cases being among them. She also has publications in national and international journals. The latest among her books is her translation and exposition of Shukraniti, presented in the modern context of leadership and management.
She has taught Organizational Theory (OT), Organizational Behavior (OB), Organization Development (OD), Leadership, and Human Resource Development (HRD) among several other related subjects as the member of faculty as well as guest and invited faculty.

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