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Unit description

Examines contemporary issues facing talent and culture management within hospitality. In the context of the hotel industry, students will explore elements including talent and culture strategy, end-to-end workforce planning, talent acquisition and retention, and employer of choice.

Unit content

This unit contains 6 topics:

1 Introduction and evolution of talent and culture

2 Talent and culture strategies

3 Workforce planning

4 Talent acquisition

5 Talent development, retention & engagement

6 Parting Company

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1Critically evaluate the strategic role and impacts of organisational culture on the hospitality industryKnowledge of a discipline
2Analyse and reflect on a range of contemporary issues involved in developing, implementing and monitoring an organisational cultureCultural competence
3Analyse internal and external factors that have the potential to affect talent within hospitality contexts CreativityCultural competence
4Develop, implement and monitor creative campaigns or initiatives that positively address talent and cultural issues within hotel contextsCreativityKnowledge of a disciplineCultural competence

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

  1. Critically evaluate the strategic role and impacts of organisational culture on the hospitality industry
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. Analyse and reflect on a range of contemporary issues involved in developing, implementing and monitoring an organisational culture
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  3. Analyse internal and external factors that have the potential to affect talent within hospitality contexts
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  4. Develop, implement and monitor creative campaigns or initiatives that positively address talent and cultural issues within hotel contexts
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (weekly x 12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (weekly x 12 weeks)
Assessment
Case study25%
Industry-led Talent & Culture Campaign40%
Reflective Report35%

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (weekly x 12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (weekly x 12 weeks)
Assessment
Case study25%
Industry-led Talent & Culture Campaign40%
Reflective Report35%

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (weekly x 12 weeks)
Tutorial online 2 hours (weekly x 12 weeks)
Assessment
Case study25%
Industry-led Talent & Culture Campaign40%
Reflective Report35%

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (weekly x 12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (weekly x 12 weeks)
Assessment
Case study25%
Industry-led Talent & Culture Campaign40%
Reflective Report35%
Notice

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

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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International

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