2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
This unit aims to give HR practitioners and line managers the knowledge and skills to engage in strategic human resource planning in the context of the major human resource functions. HRM operational processes and practices will be described and the role of the HRM professional in building the human capital of the organisation will be explored.
- Introduction and context for Human Resource Management
- Human resource planning
- Employee relations and industrial relations
- Work design
- Talent attraction
- Talent retention
- Management of performance
- Strategic reward management
- Diversity and workplace health and safety
- Evaluating HRM
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||apply scholarly theory, concepts and practical processes to Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM)||Intellectual rigour|
|2||critically analyse the major HR functions, processes and players within an organisational context and appreciation of their role in strategic HR.||Intellectual rigour|
|3||research, analyse and cogently argue appropriate and creative solutions to human resource management issues in academic and workplace genres||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|4||Write an original communication for a specific audience||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
- Nankervis, A, Baird, M, Coffey, J & Shields J, 2017, Human resource management: strategy and practice, 9th edn, Cengage Learning, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN: 9780170369862.
- Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Teaching and assessment
|Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)|
|Exam: closed book||35%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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