Open University

Open University

Human Resource Management in Context (B864)

In this module students examine how human resource policies and practices operate within multiple tiers and manifestations of economic, political and social context; at macro (societal and international) and micro (organisational) levels. In addition to developing analytical and practical skills in this specific domain, the module incorporates resourcing and talent management as extended examples of human resource practice and to illustrate how an intelligent understanding and reading of context by skilled human resource professionals can help contribute to more informed choices.

Entry requirements

All entrants to must hold a BA/BSc degree awarded by a recognised university, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on tutor-marked assignments.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Distance learning - 6 months

Campus details

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Distance Learning

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