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Human Resource Management is a Course

Human Resource Management

Started Aug 8, 2017
4.0 credits

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This module aims to provide students with knowledge of the core principles and practices of Human Resource Management.


Dr. Wardah Azimah Binti Haji Sumardi

At present, a doctoral Business Management student at Alliance Manchester Business School under People, Management and Organisation (PMO) Division, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. Working on a thesis which looks into employee involvement and participation in Brunei public sector undergoing change. In 2014, her presentation at the Centre of Employment Relations, Innovation and Change (CERIC), hosted by University of Leeds was awarded the best oral presentation.

A lecturer at Universiti Brunei Darussalam specialising in Human Resource Management. Graduated from University of Manchester in 2008 with an MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations. Earned a bachelor degree in 2006 from Universiti Brunei Darussalam in Business Administration. In 2004, obtained a diploma in Business Administration from University of Kent, United Kingdom.


Online forums will be used to support the scaffolding of knowledge, understanding and abilities. The teaching style will include video conferencing, discussion forums and activity based learning techniques. The focus of the teaching style will be determined through learning diagnostics, undertaken by students, which will identify learning styles needs. A cooperative learning framework is used as a means of supporting equity for both teaching and learning styles.

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What you get

  • Describe the evolution of Human Resource Management theories and practice in shaping organisational and working life
  • Understand the connection between business strategies and approaches to people management.
  • Recognise the principle elements of Human Resource Management. 
  • Investigate contemporary theories and practices in Human resource Management.
  • Review publications and research findings in the field of Human resource Management.
  • Identify Human Resource Management strategies and practices in organisational settings.
  • Apply established techniques of HRM analysis to assess Human Resource Management strategies and practices in organisational settings. 
  • Recommend practical solutions to Human resource Management issues.
  • Working independently and as a team member.