Availabilities:

LocationDomesticInternational
Coffs HarbourSession 3Session 3
Gold CoastSession 1,3Session 1,3
LismoreSession 3Session 3
Melbourne - The Hotel SchoolSession 1,2,3Session 1,2,3
OnlineSession 1,3Session 1
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port MoresbyN/ASession 3
Sydney - The Hotel SchoolSession 1,2,3Session 1,2,3

Unit aim

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 1

  • No prescribed texts.

Session 2

  • No prescribed texts.

Session 3

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

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation30%
Report25%
Exam: closed book40%
Quiz5%

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation30%
Report25%
Exam: closed book40%
Quiz5%

Lismore

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation30%
Report25%
Exam: closed book40%
Quiz5%

Melbourne - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation30%
Report25%
Exam: closed book40%
Quiz5%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation30%
Report25%
Exam: closed book40%
Quiz5%

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Assessment
Presentation30%
Report25%
Exam: closed book40%
Quiz5%

Sydney - The Hotel School

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Presentation30%
Report25%
Exam: closed book40%
Quiz5%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

Fee paying courses
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International

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