HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

MGT2HRM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore the strategic and operational issues involved in managing staff in the workplace. You will examine the challenges facing human resource managers in contemporary Australian organisations and seeks to develop an understanding of human resource management practices in our continually changing social, economic, industrial relations and organisational environments. You will explore the reasons underpinning the increasing recognition of human resource management (HRM) within organisations as well as the field's underlying purposes.Throughout this subject an emphasis is placed on a strategic approach to HRM in addition to the functional and operational aspects.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MGT1FOM OR BUS1BUF

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students undertaking a major in Management or HRM in the Bachelor of Business are strongly encouraged to undertake MGT1FOM.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the basic concepts of human resource management from both a theoretical and applied perspective, and demonstrate how these make HRM a unique source of competitive advantage.

Activities:
Lecture, Online activities, Tutorials Case studies, experiential exercises, comprehension questions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Discuss the need for organisations to facilitate the strategic partnership between management and employees.

Activities:
Lecture, Online activities, Tutorials Case studies, experiential exercises, comprehension questions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

03. Select and analyse relevant academic literature to provide critical analysis of HRM.

Activities:
Lecture, Online activities, Tutorials Case studies, experiential exercises, comprehension questions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

04. Summarise, analyse and organise case studies and research materials on a range of HRM topics through cooperative teamwork.

Activities:
Lecture, Online activities, Tutorials Case studies, experiential exercises, comprehension questions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

05. Present a portfolio of work based on key HRM concepts.

Activities:
Lecture, Online activities, Tutorials Case studies, experiential exercises, comprehension questions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (2 hours)50 01, 02
Group Report (3500 words)4 students per group (750-1000 words per student) This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of: discipline-specific knowledge and skills, critical thinking, inquiry/research and quantitative literacy.30 03, 04
HRM Skills Portfolio (Individual assignment, 1000 words)20 05

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (2 hours)50 01, 02
Group Report (3500 words)4 students per group (750-1000 words per student) This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of: discipline-specific knowledge and skills, critical thinking, inquiry/research and quantitative literacy.30 03, 04
HRM Skills Portfolio (Individual assignment, 1000 words)20 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (2 hours)50 01, 02
Group Report (3500 words)4 students per group (750-1000 words per student) This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of: discipline-specific knowledge and skills, critical thinking, inquiry/research and quantitative literacy.30 03, 04
HRM Skills Portfolio (Individual assignment, 1000 words)20 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (2 hours)50 01, 02
Group Report (3500 words)4 students per group (750-1000 words per student) This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of: discipline-specific knowledge and skills, critical thinking, inquiry/research and quantitative literacy.30 03, 04
HRM Skills Portfolio (Individual assignment, 1000 words)20 05

Melbourne, 2018, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 46
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 46
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (2 hours)50 01, 02
Group Report (3500 words)4 students per group (750-1000 words per student) This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of: discipline-specific knowledge and skills, critical thinking, inquiry/research and quantitative literacy.30 03, 04
HRM Skills Portfolio (Individual assignment, 1000 words)20 05

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (2 hours)50 01, 02
Group Report (3500 words)4 students per group (750-1000 words per student) This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of: discipline-specific knowledge and skills, critical thinking, inquiry/research and quantitative literacy.30 03, 04
HRM Skills Portfolio (Individual assignment, 1000 words)20 05

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (2 hours)50 01, 02
Group Report (3500 words)4 students per group (750-1000 words per student) This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of: discipline-specific knowledge and skills, critical thinking, inquiry/research and quantitative literacy.30 03, 04
HRM Skills Portfolio (Individual assignment, 1000 words)20 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (2 hours)50 01, 02
Group Report (3500 words)4 students per group (750-1000 words per student) This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of: discipline-specific knowledge and skills, critical thinking, inquiry/research and quantitative literacy.30 03, 04
HRM Skills Portfolio (Individual assignment, 1000 words)20 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (2 hours)50 01, 02
Group Report (3500 words)4 students per group (750-1000 words per student) This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of: discipline-specific knowledge and skills, critical thinking, inquiry/research and quantitative literacy.30 03, 04
HRM Skills Portfolio (Individual assignment, 1000 words)20 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Examination (2 hours)50 01, 02
Group Report (3500 words)4 students per group (750-1000 words per student) This assessment will report on the Graduate capabilities of: discipline-specific knowledge and skills, critical thinking, inquiry/research and quantitative literacy.30 03, 04
HRM Skills Portfolio (Individual assignment, 1000 words)20 05