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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5351

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101639

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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 1 & 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

To provide knowledge and skills in the contemporary theory and practice of job analysis, recruitment, selection and retention of talent.

Course content

Employment market analysis; job analysis (work and person oriented techniques); attraction of potential employees (sources of candidates, techniques such as realistic job previews, employee referral); assessment of candidates (issues of reliability, validity and consistency); selection tools: collecting, collating and assessing applicant information; selection techniques (the different types of interviews, psychometric tests, ability tests, personality assessment, work samples and assessment centres); legal regulation of hiring; recruitment and selection as organisational socialisation; recognising diversity; person-job, person-organisation, person-workgroup fit; employer branding; employer of choice strategies; employer choices in an era of chronic skill shortage.

Textbook(s)

Taylor, S 2019, Resourcing and Talent Management, 7th edn , CIPD- Kogan Page, London

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 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 2400 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Essay 2400 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Essay 2400 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours

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
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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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