• Offered by Research School of Management
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Course subject Management
  • Areas of interest Management
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Paul Stewart
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills 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.

Other Information

Indicative Assessment

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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.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Majors

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
2020 $3750
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5760
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2387 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 08 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 In Person View
4924 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 08 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 Online N/A

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