This course provides an overview of the principles, theories and practices of human resource management (HRM) and the linkage between HRM and business strategy. Specific topics include the strategic role of HRM, recruitment and selection, learning and career development, employee motivation and reward management, performance appraisal, diversity management, workplace health and safety, and employment relations. Please note that the material is designed with an Australian focus and it will not cover International HRM issues and concepts except as they manifest in domestic HR management.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand and identify the key issues and challenges relating to HRM processes and practices (e.g recruitment and selection, learning and development, performance management, and reward management);
2. Acquire a solid theoretical and practical perspective on the key human resource management concepts;
3. Identify the linkages between HRM processes and practices and business strategies, structures and culture;
4. Develop an awareness of the different internal and external factors that impact the effectiveness of HR processes and practices; and
5. Strengthen key management competencies in decision-making, group leadership, oral and written communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, planning and team work.
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Indicative AssessmentSee the course outline on the College courses page for the indicative assessment.
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours per week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees. Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2729||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|