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Brisbane - The Hotel School
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Unit description

Introduces students to the principles and practices of human resources management in the hospitality industry.  Students focus on the nature of work in hospitality and how that shapes the diverse pool of potential employees for the industry and how best to manage the employment life-cycle: recruit, induct, train, support, promote and terminate staff.

Unit content

  1. Introduction the key concepts of HRM
  2. Stage One of the HRM cycle: Obtaining effective human talent
  3. Stage Two of the HRM cycle: Maintaining and developing human talent-planning and development
  4. Stage Three of the HRM cycle: Maintaining and developing human talent-employee benefits and celebrating success
  5. Stage Four of the HRM cycle: Maintaining and developing human talent-performance management systems
  6. Managing effective employee relations and effectively managing a diverse workplace

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource management in the hospitality industry
2identify and critically analyse the factors impacting on human resource management
3demonstrate the capability to provide specialist human resource management advice
4demonstrate the knowledge and skills to reflect upon the challenges of recruiting, retaining and developing talent.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource management in the hospitality industry
  2. identify and critically analyse the factors impacting on human resource management
  3. demonstrate the capability to provide specialist human resource management advice
  4. demonstrate the knowledge and skills to reflect upon the challenges of recruiting, retaining and developing talent.

Prescribed Learning Resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz30%
Short written response40%
Exam: viva30%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz30%
Short written response40%
Exam: viva30%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz30%
Short written response40%
Exam: viva30%

Teaching method
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Assessment
Quiz30%
Short written response40%
Exam: viva30%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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