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ES986 - People in Organisations

  • Module code: ES986
  • Module name: People in Organisations
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Business objectives are only achieved through the effort, dedication and talents of people. This module introduces engineers and technical people to the ‘people’ aspects of organisation. The emphasis is on increasing the participant’s knowledge and understanding of strategic human resource issues that effect operations on a daily basis; Organisational, behavioural and management concepts will be explored with the objective of providing participants with a theoretical foundation sufficient to evaluate the Human Resource Strategies of their own organisation; Module delivery is interactive and draws upon the participant’s organisational experience as much as possible.

Principal learning outcomes

On completion, the participant will be capable of: Recognise the value of human resource strategic management to the organisation; Be able to evaluate the strategic people choices made in organisations; Understand the social and control structures of an organisation; Understand the behavioural theories and control / performance processes in an organisation; Recognise the effect of their own contribution as managers and leaders to the effectiveness of the organisation.

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Other essential notes

Part-Time MSc

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES986-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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