Module Code: 5RTP
Long Title Resource and Talent Planning
Title Resource and Talent Planning
Module Level:  
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Credits: 2.5
Module Coordinator: EDITH RACHEL DOHERTY
Departments: School of Business
Specifications of the qualifications and experience required of staff  
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Learning Outcome Description
LO1 Understand key contemporary labour market trends and their significance for different kinds of organisation and in different country contexts.
LO2 Be able to undertake core talent planning activities.
LO3 Know how to contribute to the development of resourcing strategies.
LO4 Be able to manage recruitment and selection activities effectively and within the expectations of the law and good practice.
LO5 Understand how to maximise employee retention.
LO6 Know how to manage dismissal, redundancy and retirement effectively and lawfully.
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is required before enrolment on this module. While the prior learning is expressed as named NCI module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

No recommendations listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Entry requirements  

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
No indicative content
Assessment Breakdown%


Full Time

Assessment Type: Practical (0260) % of total: 50
Assessment Date: n/a Outcome addressed: 1,2,3,4,5,6
Non-Marked: No
Assessment Description:
Observation (Role play, simulation, presenation)
Assessment Type: Assignment % of total: 50
Assessment Date: n/a Outcome addressed: 1,2,3,4,5,6
Non-Marked: No
Assessment Description:
No End of Module Assessment
No Workplace Assessment

NCIRL reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Module Target Workload Hours 0 Hours
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 3 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning No Description 3 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • TAYLOR, S. (2010), Resourcing and Talent Management, London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
  • Michael Armstrong. (2012), Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, Kogan Page, [ISBN: 0749465506].
  • Noreen Heraty, Patrick Gunnigle, Michael Morely. (2011), Human Resource Management in Ireland, Gill & Macmillan Ltd, [ISBN: 0717139336].
  • Michael Marchington, Adrian Wilkinson. (2012), Human Resource Management at Work, Cipd Academic, [ISBN: 1843982676].
Supplementary Book Resources
  • TAYLOR, S., & WWODHAMS, C., (Eds). (2012), Managing People and Organisations, 1st. Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, London.
  • BUCKLEY MARY (2009), 1st Cite @ NCI: bibliography and referencing made easy, Dublin : National College of Ireland, Norma Smurfit Library and Information Services.
  • LEATHERBARROW, C., FLETCHER, J., CURRIE, D. (2010), Introduction to Human Resource Management: A Guide to HR in Practice, 2nd. Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, London.
This module does not have any article/paper resources
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