Unit description

Highlights the importance of strategic human resource management to tourism and hospitality organisations within Australian and international contexts. Students gain an appreciation of the value of people to organisations while critically engaging with contemporary research literature relating to workplace management issues. Uses a student-focused strategy developing case-study analysis and critical thinking.

Unit content

  • An introduction to strategic HRM
  • Engaging and motivating employees
  • Managing knowledge in organisations
  • Diversity management and quality of work-life
  • Employment relations
  • Dispute resolution and negotiation
  • HR planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection
  • Training and development
  • Performance and reward management
  • International HRM

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Teaching and assessment


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


Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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