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LocationDomesticInternational
Gold Coast
MelbourneN/A
PerthN/A
SydneyN/A

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

Module 1: The changing context to international business

Module 2: Differing institutional and cultural contexts

Module 3: Comparative HRM Part 1: Developing people

Module 4: Comparative HRM Part 2: Rewarding people

Module 5: Expatriation trends and developments

Module 6: Integrating global HRM practices: HR practice transfer, global integration and local responsiveness, and talent management

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:
1analyse the changing context for international business and the implications for human resource management (HRM)
2explain the institutional and cultural bases between countries in the way they manage their HRM
3compare the way that different aspects of HRM practices varying across national boundaries
4identify key challenges facing both people and organisations working internationally.

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

  1. analyse the changing context for international business and the implications for human resource management (HRM)
  2. explain the institutional and cultural bases between countries in the way they manage their HRM
  3. compare the way that different aspects of HRM practices varying across national boundaries
  4. identify key challenges facing both people and organisations working internationally.

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Six (6) Discussion Board postings30%
Report50%
Video presentation20%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Six (6) Discussion Board postings30%
Report50%
Video presentation20%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Six (6) Discussion Board postings30%
Report50%
Video presentation20%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Six (6) Discussion Board postings30%
Report50%
Video presentation20%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. 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 teaching period.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.

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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