GROUP PROJECT GUIDELINES

Human Resource Management in a Global Environment (HRM517)

Group Assignment

Written Report:
Each group (3-5 students) requires to develop a comprehensive international HRM plan for an existing UAE manufacturing or service company. The report should not be less than 4000 words and not more than 5000 words. The project needs to completely address the main components of the plan as outlined in the plan template/format provided at the end of this document.

The assignment needs to be typed, in the following format:

Font size 12 point, spacing 1.5, left and right margins set at 2.5. The pages need to be numerated. In the content list page, numbers are to be given under the different sub-headlines. New paragraphs are to be marked by skipping a line, it is not to be marked by indentation. Headlines are to be written from the left margin, not centred.

International HR Plan Format

 Executive Summary.
 Company background and prospective foreign country.
 Strategic analysis for HR needs.
 SWOT & PESTEL analyses (prospective foreign country).
 Selection and recruitment strategy.
 Job duties and responsibilities:
 Top level
 Middle level
 Lower level
 Compensation and rewards system.
 Analysis of training needs.
 Employees ‘s performance evaluation standards:
 Top level
 Middle level
 Lower level

 Conclusion & recommendations.

1. Marking Rubric for Written Report
MARKING CRITERION
ASSESSMENT WEIGHT MARK COMMENTS
1. Presentation
-Fulfilled the required structure, cover sheet, words limit, etc. 5
2. Executive Summary
-Background to report.
-Statement of purpose.
-Outline of the report. 5
3. Body
-Paragraph structure (topic sentences etc.).
-Main points are debated.
-Cohesion (logic sequence, links between paragraphs). 50
4. Conclusion
-Restate the report & relates to its purpose.
-Summarize main points.
-Consistency between the arguments provided in the body section and the statement of conclusion 5
5. Academic English
-Grammar, spelling, syntax, punctuation, expression, tone, vocabulary, flow. 10
6. Critical analysis and use of evidence -Critical approach.
-Appropriate & sufficient evidence.
-Integration of evidence & depth of analysis. 10
7. Overall quality of the business plan
-Represents an excellent report and provides a significant contribution.
-Engages with the business strategy elements & the degree of success in doing so. 15
Total Mark 100

2. Marking Rubric for Oral Presentation
CRITERION DESCRIPTION

ASSESSMENT WEIGHT MARK & COMMENTS
Opening
Clarifies the importance of the subject to audience and gets their attention.

10

Overview
Previews main points of the presentation, including purpose.
10

Organization
Body is clearly divided into main points.

10

Support
Each main point is well supported with facts, anecdotes, or other evidence that is both sufficient and necessary.
20

Delivery style
Shows preparation, maintains interest, reinforces main points and manages the time.
20

Visual aids
Well-designed for readability and interest; each supports a major topic and is labeled appropriately.
10

Closing
Reinforces main points to the audience.

10

Preparation
Presentation content has been carefully organized, the visual aids are well done, and the delivery leaves you with a clear understanding of the topic.
10
Overall grade for the presentation
100