Assignment – March 2016 Assignment.

Assignment – March 2016 Assignment Front Sheet Qualification Unit number and title Pearson BTEC Level 4 HND Diploma Business – PART TIME Unit 21: Human Resource Management Student Name Assessor name Mrs. Jaquette-Gaya Date issued Completion date Deadline 01st April 2016 24th June 2016 Assignment title(s) Learner declaration I certify that the work submitted for this assignment is my own and research sources are fully acknowledged. Student signature: Date:Learning Outcome Learning outcome Assessment Criteria In this assessment you will have the opportunity to present evidence that shows you are able to: Task no. LO1 Understand the difference between personnel management and human resource management 1.1 Expose the evolution of personnel management to human resource management 2 1.2 assess the function of the human resource management in contributing to organisational purposes 2 1.3 evaluate the role and responsibilities of line managers in human resource management 2 1.4 analyse the impact of the legal and regulatory framework on human resource management 2 LO2 Understand how to recruit employees 2.1 analyse the reasons for human resource planning in organisations 1 2.2 outline the stages involved in planning human resource requirements 1 2.3 compare the recruitment and selection process in two organisations 1 2.4 evaluate the effectiveness of the recruitment and selection techniques in two organisations 1 LO3 Understand how to reward employees in order to motivate and retain them 3.1 assess the link between motivational theory and reward 1 3.2 evaluate the process of job evaluation and other factors determining pay 1 3.3 assess the effectiveness of reward systems in different contexts 1 3.4 examine the methods organisations use to monitor employee performance 1 LO4 Know the mechanisms for the cessation of employment 4.1 identify the reasons for cessation of employment with an organisation 3 4.2 describe the employment exit procedures used by two organisations 3 4.3 consider the impact of the legal and regulatory framework on employment cessation arrangements. 3Assignment brief Unit number and title Unit 21: Human Resource Management Qualification Pearson BTEC Level 4 HND Diploma in Business Start date 01st April 2016 Deadline/hand-in 24th June 2016 Assessor Mrs. Jaquette-Gaya Assignment title(s) Purpose of this assignment: The purpose of this assignment is to evaluate the students’ critical thinking and application of HRM concepts within the workplace. Students will be assessed on all the learning outcomes; from the evolution of HRM to the legal implications of termination. To achieve a Merit (M1, M2 and M3), students must make an effective understanding of relevant theories and techniques that must be applied on the subject matter and a range of sources of information must be used. To achieve a Distinction (D1, D2, and D3), effective judgments should be made and receptiveness to new ideas should be evident. Scenario Situational scenarios for each tasks.Task 1 (LO2 & LO3: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4) In any organisation it is essential to have enough employees and the right people at the right position and at the right time. 1. Outline the rationale of planning for human resources and the different stages involved in the process (10 marks) 2. The Recruitment exercise results from the HR Plan; compare the recruitment process in two organisations and evaluate the effectiveness of their selection methods (10 marks) 3. Motivating and retaining talents is one of the challenges of HR Managers as well as Line Managers. (20 marks) 3.1 What are your views on the link between motivational theories and rewards? 3.2 What are the determinants of Pay and how effective can a reward system be? 3.3 What are the mechanisms deployed in organisations to control employee performance? Task 2 (LO1: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3) Critically evaluate the evolving roles of personnel administrators to that of HR Managers. Your answer should encompass: 1. The historical background 2. How HR Management contributes to the overall vision and objectives of an organisation 3. The need for line managers to incorporate HR aspects in their functions Task 3 (LO4: 4.1,4.2,4.3) As an HR Manager one of your core tasks is to instigate and manage staff’s termination of employment in a timely manner and within legal parameters. In relation to the above, 1. List down 5 reasons for cessation of employment with an organisation 2. Compare and contrast the employment exit procedures used by two companies (local companies) 3. Discuss on the legal implications of termination, particularly mutually agreed cessations of employment

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