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, to develop and apply appropriate HRM metrics and to advocate strategic approaches to organisational stakeholders. 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 to Human Resource Management
- Strategic HRM
- HRM activities
- HRM professionals
- HR metrics
- Current issues in 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||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||critically analyse the major HR functions, processes and players within an organisational context and appreciation of their role in strategic HR.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||research, analyse and cogently argue appropriate and creative solutions to human resource management issues in academic and workplace genres||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||understand how to advocate to organisational stakeholders regarding particular SHRM approaches||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
Study Period 4
- Boxall, P and Purcell, J, 2016, Strategy and Human Resource Management, 4th edn, Macmillan Education-Palgrave, London, UK. ISBN: 978-1-137-40763-4.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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