Human Resource Information Systems

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Course Code                             :        BHRM 32132

Course Title                              :        Human Resource Information Systems

Status                                         :        Compulsory

Credit Rating                            :         2

Semester                                    :        Second

 

Aim                                          : To apply students’ theoretical knowledge in practice using Human Resource Information System application software

 

Learning Outcomes                           : On the completion of the course unit, students should be able to;

  • identify new information systems developments in managing human resources.
  • ascertain practical knowledge on applying Human Resource Information Systems used for managing people at work and understand application types, architecture, impact, advantages and disadvantages, new developments and trends

 

Course Content                       : Information Systems around us. Management Information systems. Nature and types of Human Resource Information Systems. HRIS Needs Analysis. Modules of HRIS. Issues in HRIS system development, selection, implementation and maintenance. Human Resource administration and HRIS. Impact of HRIS on organization. Information security and privacy in HRIS. Open sources of HRISs. Advantages and disadvantages of HRISs. emerging trends in HRIS.

 

Method of Teaching

and Learning : Lectures, video tutorials, practical sessions, assignments

 

Assessment                                 : Examination, Assignments, Presentations

 

Recommended Readings          :

 

Dayarathna, N.W.K.D.K.(2010), A Handbook of Human Resource Information Systems, Godage Publishers, Colombo.

Dessler G. (2012). Human Resource Management, 13th Edition, Prentice Hall, New Delhi.

Kavanagh, M.J. and  Thite,M (2011). Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions, Sage publications, London.

Laudon K. C., Laudon J. P., (2011).  Management Information Systems;managing the digital firm, 12th Edition, Prentice-Hall ,New Delhi.

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