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Brisbane - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
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Gold Coast
Lismore
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3
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Sydney - The Hotel School
Session1,2,3
Session1,2,3

Unit description

Examines the employment life-cycle from branding image and attraction, to employment transitions and termination. HRM operational processes and practices will be described and the role of HRM professional in building the human capital of the organisation will be explored. This unit builds on learning of the employment relationship in the unit Managing Organisations.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction and context for Human Resource Management (HRM)
Topic 2: Human resource planning and human resource information management systems
Topic 3: Job analysis and job design
Topic 4: Employee recruitment and selection
Topic 5: Human resource development (HRD)
Topic 6: Career planning and development
Topic 7: Remuneration and employee benefits
Topic 8: Performance management and appraisal
Topic 9: Employee relations and industrial relations
Topic 10: Managing diversity and employee health and safety

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
1Develop knowledge of key terms, theories/concepts and practices within the field of human resource management (HRM)Intellectual rigour
2Provide innovative solutions to problems in the field of HRMIntellectual rigourCreativity
3Critically assess existing theory and practice in the field of HRMIntellectual rigour
4Demonstrate competence in communicating and exchanging HRM ideas and insights in a group context.CreativityCommunication and social skills

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

  1. Develop knowledge of key terms, theories/concepts and practices within the field of human resource management (HRM)
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  2. Provide innovative solutions to problems in the field of HRM
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
  3. Critically assess existing theory and practice in the field of HRM
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  4. Demonstrate competence in communicating and exchanging HRM ideas and insights in a group context.
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Prescribed texts

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Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

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