Strategic Human Resource Management Strategic Human Resource Management

Module organiser: Professor Olga Tregaskis


For all organisations, the issue of finding the right people and creating an environment in which they can perform to the best of their abilities is of growing significance. A lecture-based programme, this module focuses on how best to identify, retain and develop talent. Factors such as job design, reporting structures, culture, diversity, and the underlying employer-employee relationship will all be explored. Interestingly, you should also gain an insight and greater understanding of your own employability and career direction. 

Aims and Objectives

On completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand the role that talent management plays in defining and delivering enterprise strategy

  • Appreciate contemporary models, concepts, and practices aimed at putting the right talent in place

  • Recognise the step between potential and performance, and the factors that help or hinder this process

  • Distinguish leaders from managers in delivering organisational success.

Learning outcomes

Often undervalued, and overlooked, you will leave with a greater appreciation of the role that talent management has in determining organisational success. Understanding its importance will instil greater confidence in this area of human resource management, helping you progress your own career.


Please note: This information is subject to review and change without notice.