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2021 unit offering information will be available in November 2020

Unit description

Enables the student to effectively conduct the management of diverse human resources, particularly in the international employment relations context. Fosters an understanding of International HRM as well as HRM practices in other countries.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction
Topic 2: The cultural context
Topic 3: The organisational context
Topic 4: Equity and non-equity modes of international operations
Topic 5: Recruitment and selection
Topic 6: Performance management
Topic 7: Training, careers, repatriation
Topic 8: Compensation, benefits and taxes
Topic 9: Global employment laws, labour relations, ethics and standards
Topic 10: Trends Part 1: The changing nature of the global landscape; emerging types of assignees and assignments; the changing nature of careers and patterns of global staffing
Topic 11: Trends Part 2: ; Social responsibility, sustainability and diversity of human resources
 

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
1identify the range of HRM practices in an international contextEthical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learningCultural competence
2examine the challenges in implementing HRM practices in an international contextEthical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learningCultural competence
3develop management solutions to implementing HRM practices in an international contextEthical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learningCultural competence
4research HRM practices in the context of at least two countriesEthical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learningCultural competence
5compare the HRM practices in the context of at least two countries.Ethical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learningCultural competence

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

  1. identify the range of HRM practices in an international context
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  2. examine the challenges in implementing HRM practices in an international context
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  3. develop management solutions to implementing HRM practices in an international context
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  4. research HRM practices in the context of at least two countries
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  5. compare the HRM practices in the context of at least two countries.
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
    • GA7: Cultural competence

Teaching and assessment

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

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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