HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

MGT3HRD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The pace and volume of modern change is drawing increased attention to the ways that human resource development (HRD) activities can be used to ensure that organisation members have what it takes to successfully meet their challenges. In this subject you will focus onĀ an integrated and strategic approach to HRD in order to foster a long-term, work-related learning capacity to improve individual, group and organisational effectiveness. You will examine the foundational concepts of HRD (including the theory of learning) and the HRD process from theoretical and practical perspectives. You will also examine HRD applications within modern business organisations including skills and technical training, coaching, career management, management development and organisational development.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTimothy Bartram

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MGT2HRM or THS2SLM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MGT2HRD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHuman Resource Development 7ePrescribedWerner, J. and Desimone, R. (2017)Cengage

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse human resource development (HRD) challenges and develop solutions using the process of HRD in the context of contemporary organisations

Activities:
Models, principles and processes introduced, explained and modelled in lectures Students practise through class discussion in tutorials and independent reading Students submit draft plan of essay for feedback before being assessed in research essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Critically analyse the integrated use of training and development, management development and organisational development to foster a long-term, work-related learning capacity to improve individual, group and organisational effectiveness in the context of contemporary organisations

Activities:
Models, principles and processes introduced, explained and modelled in lectures Students practise through class discussion in tutorials and independent reading
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Find and analyse resources for using the theoretical and applied approaches of HRD in the context of contemporary organisations

Activities:
Models, principles and processes introduced, explained and modelled in lectures Students practise through class discussion in tutorials and independent reading Students submit draft plan of essay for feedback before being assessed in research essay
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Demonstrate a knowledge of the important role of the HR developer in the context of contemporary organisations through critical essay-writing

Activities:
Models, principles and processes introduced, explained and modelled in lectures Students practise through class discussion in tutorials and independent reading
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Bartram

Class requirements

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

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word essay30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04
One, 1000 word written assignment20 01, 02, 04

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Bartram

Class requirements

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

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word essay30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04
One, 1000 word written assignment20 01, 02, 04

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTimothy Bartram

Class requirements

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

Tutorial Week: 32 - 42
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word essay30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04
One, 1000 word written assignment20 01, 02, 04