• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Management
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

This course provides an understanding of the role of human resource management (HRM) in various international contexts.  The topics that will be covered in the semester include globalisation; culture and its impact on HRM, work and labour regulations; comparative strategic HRM issues; issues relating to home, first and third country national's; recruitment and selection; training, learning and development; comparative compensation practices; and expatriation and repatriation.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

 

By the end of this course, you are expected to demonstrate proficiency is in the following areas:

1. Understand issues, opportunities and challenges pertaining to international HRM.

2. Develop competency in dealing with cross cultural situations.

3. Understand the strategic and functional roles of HRM in various international contexts, especially in areas such as recruitment and selection, performance management, training, learning and development, career management, compensation, motivation and repatriation

4. Understand external forces (e.g. globalisation, sociocultural changes, political and economic changes) that have the potential to shape international HRM

5. Develop generic and transferable skills-especially in diagnosing international HRM issues critically and analytically, conducting research for the purpose of discussing specific cases relating to international HRM, evaluating alternative approaches and defending the recommendations with evidence, and developing confidence in conducting training workshops.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

  • Program participation and Engagement 16%
  • Cross Cultural Assignment 10%
  • Team simulation 10%
  • In class assessment 14%
  • Individual Assignment 20%
  • Final examination 30%

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Workload

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.

Specialisations

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
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.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $3852
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $5130
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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