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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5450

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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
170531

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2021.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Business

Course aim

This course will serve as an introduction to the role of analytics in the context of Human Resource Management in organisations. We will articulate key HR questions, apply analytics-based tools to analyse and evaluate information and create reports and presentations. We will also debate the ethical issues associated with the use and misuse of analytics and employee data and devise a strategy for applying HR analytics in the organisation.

Course content

Introduction to people analytics; identifying HR questions and metrics; refresher on statistics; analytics in the context of diversity; analytics in the context of employee engagement surveys; analytics in the context of employee turnover; analytics in the context of employee performance; analytics in the context of employee health and wellbeing; evaluating the impact of interventions; ethics of analytics and employee data.     

Textbook(s)

Martin R Edwards and Kirsten Edwards 2019, Predictive HR Analytics: Mastering the HR metric 2nd Ed. 2019 , 2nd Ed, KoganPage

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Online 30 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Workshop 30 hours 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
Team Report and 15 min. presentation 4000 words 70% N/A
Reflection 1500 words 30% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Reflection 1500 words 30% N/A
Report and 15 min. presentation 4000 words 70% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Team Report and 15 min. presentation 4000 words 70% N/A
Reflection 1500 words 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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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