HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH SERVICES

CPH4HRM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, China Health Program students are introduced to human resources management in the health sector. In particular, the subject situates the function of human resource management inside a broader perspective of management theory and practice. The responsibilities of human resource managers are identified and discussed including recruitment and selection, equal opportunity in employment, training and development, performance appraisal and occupational health and safety. Specific skills pertaining to the management of people are examined. The subject also includes an introduction to industrial relations in Australia and the changing nature of industrial relations in the health industry.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsUnit manualPrescribedSchool of Public HealthLA TROBE UNIVERSITY
ReadingsHealth human resource managementRecommendedMao Jingfu (2013)People's Medical Publishing House

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Reflect critically on the components of human resources management (HRM) and HRM responsibilities

Activities:
Lectures, group discussion, statement of learning goals

02. Appreciate the importance of employment relations in HRM and its legal and contractual basis

Activities:
Group discussion, case studies, written report

03. Critically review current personnel reforms and their implications for HR practice

Activities:
Group presentation, written report

04. Identify best practice in HRM

Activities:
Lectures, group discussion, case studies, written report

05. Demonstrate mastery of advanced skills in planning and implementing staff recruitment, staff motivation and performance management

Activities:
Written report, group presentation

06. Theoretical knowledge about key HRM principles.

Activities:
Lectures, group discussion, case studies, assignments

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

China, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode
Ten 5.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,500-word written report (personal reform and recruitment and selection)25 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
100-word statement on learning goals5 01, 02
2,400-word written report (job descriptions and leading and motivating)50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Group presentation (10 minutes/member, 1000-word equivalence)20 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode
Ten 5.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,500-word written report (personal reform and recruitment and selection)25 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
100-word statement on learning goals5 01, 02
2,400-word written report (job descriptions and leading and motivating)50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Group presentation (10 minutes/member, 1000-word equivalence)20 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2018, Week 01-15, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode
Ten 5.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,500-word written report (personal reform and recruitment and selection)25 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
100-word statement on learning goals5 01, 02
2,400-word written report (job descriptions and leading and motivating)50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Group presentation (10 minutes/member, 1000-word equivalence)20 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2018, Week 10-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode
Ten 5.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,500-word written report (personal reform and recruitment and selection)25 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
100-word statement on learning goals5 01, 02
2,400-word written report (job descriptions and leading and motivating)50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Group presentation (10 minutes/member, 1000-word equivalence)20 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2018, Week 20-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode
Ten 5.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,500-word written report (personal reform and recruitment and selection)25 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
100-word statement on learning goals5 01, 02
2,400-word written report (job descriptions and leading and motivating)50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Group presentation (10 minutes/member, 1000-word equivalence)20 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2018, Week 33-42, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode
Ten 5.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,500-word written report (personal reform and recruitment and selection)25 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
100-word statement on learning goals5 01, 02
2,400-word written report (job descriptions and leading and motivating)50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Group presentation (10 minutes/member, 1000-word equivalence)20 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2018, Week 48-02, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Liu

Class requirements

Block Mode
Ten 5.0 hours block mode per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Teaching hours are extended to allow bilingual delivery."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,500-word written report (personal reform and recruitment and selection)25 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
100-word statement on learning goals5 01, 02
2,400-word written report (job descriptions and leading and motivating)50 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Group presentation (10 minutes/member, 1000-word equivalence)20 03, 04, 05, 06