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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5316

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
101051

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This capstone course aims to equip students with knowledge and skills of the theory and practice of contemporary strategic human resource management.

Course content

Evolution of HRM; types of strategic HRM; strategic fit between environment, business strategy, HR stategy and HR practices; different conceptual approaches to HRM and strategy; design of appropriate HR practices to support business and HR strategy integration; current issues in HR strategy and professional practice; environmental and organisational assessment; strategic dimensions and implications of operational HR practices; current issues in HR professional practice.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

27 units taken from HRM core courses

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
Essay 1800 words 30% N/A
Case study 4200 words 70% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Essay 1800 words 30% N/A
Case study 4200 words 70% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Essay 1800 words 30% N/A
Case study 4200 words 70% 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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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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