6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2019 (On-campus)
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This unit provides an introduction to the factors involved in the effective utilisation of people within organisations. Topics include analysis of the global context for human resource management (HRM); the strategic role of HRM; human resource planning; job analysis; staffing; performance management; training and development; remuneration; and legal issues in HRM, including EEO and occupational health and safety.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- demonstrate the role of Human Resource Management in achieving organisational objectives
- critically evaluate some of the key theoretical models of Human Resource Management
- critically evaluate some of the key technical, legal and ethical issues in Human Resource Management
- analyse the policies, practices and procedures associated with the effective management of people in organisations
- explain the impact of the social, political and economic environment on the theory and practice of Human Resource Management.
Within semester assessment: 60% + Examination: 40%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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