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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5307

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101049

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This course aims to provide knowledge and skills necessary for developing and implementing effective organisational human resource management systems. It also lays a foundation for advanced human resource management courses that focus on specific activities (e.g., recruitment and selection, performance management, industrial relations).

Course content

This course consists of discussion on the main areas and techniques of operational human resource management practices (e.g job analysis and design, human resource planning, recruitment and selection, training, compensation and benefits, performance management). It particularly emphasises critical analyses of organisational human resource management decisions. This course also addresses recent theory and research relevant to human resource management decisions.

Textbook(s)

Kramar, R, Bartram, T, De Cieri, H, Noe, R, Hollenbeck, J, Gerhard, B & Wright, P 2014, Human resource management, 5th edn, McGraw Hill, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours equiv. x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Review 2400 words 40% N/A
Group project 3600 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Review 2400 words 40% N/A
Group project 3600 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Review 2400 words 40% N/A
Group project 3600 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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