HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH SERVICES

PHE5HRM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to human resources management (HRM) in the health sector. In particular, it situates the function of human resource management inside a broader perspective of management theory and practice. The responsibilities of HRM 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-ordinatorSandra Leggat

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUA5HER

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAll prescribed readings can be downloaded from the LMS/reading ListPrescribedVariousVarious

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply and justify the evidence relating best practice HRM and organisational performance to your organisation and your job.

Activities:
In class group case study assignment for F2F students and written topic blog postings for online students.

02. Critique and make recommendations for improvement of the resources available to line managers and human resource managers in people management in the health sector in Australia and internationally.

Activities:
In class group case study exercises for F2F students and written topic blog postings for online students.

03. Argue how Australian industrial relations and the union movement in particular have influenced the practice of HRM in health care organisations.

Activities:
in class group case study exercises for F2F students and written topic blog postings for online students.

04. Predict how relevant HR principles, such as employment equity, occupational health and safety, organisational diversity and work life balance will impact your job and that of a team leader or manager.

Activities:
In class group case study assignment and exercises for F2F students and written topic blog postings for online students.

05. Appraise and strengthen your skills in planning and implementing staff recruitment and selection, staff motivation and performance management to your workplace.

Activities:
Written assignment on leadership in health services management.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Leggat

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 4,000-word written report060 01, 04, 05
One in-class group presentation 20 minutes (equivalent to 1,000-words)030 02, 03, 04, 05
In-class group participation (equivalent to 1,000-words)010 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Leggat

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours scheduled online class per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours collaborative based learning per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 4,000-word written report060 01, 04, 05
Six of 9 individual blog posts (equivalent to 1,500-words)030 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Online group participation (equivalent to 500-words)010 01, 02, 04, 05