Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The human resource (HR) is considered to be one of the most important organizational assets. The ability to attract, develop, and retain a capable workforce is crucial for organisations in order to achieve their strategic goals. The subject covers the key HR functions that help organisations in attracting, developing and maintaining employees. Job analysis, recruitment and personnel selection, performance appraisal and management, and training and development are investigated and analysed. In addition, the subject emphasises the importance of understanding both the present and emerging external context, with particular attention to, economic recession, legal requirements, and globalisation. To this end, you will be encouraged to critically analyse Practices within a broader global context.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeraldine Kennett

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesReading, slides, web casts, group work and case analysis

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Subject is only available to students studying the La Trobe MBA jointly with Hanoi University


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Classify and define the concepts and challenges of Human Resource Management within a global context
02. Apply and evaluate the process of selection, development and evaluation
03. Critically analyse the human resource process within an organisation through case study analysis

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