STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

BUO5HER

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In a highly competitive and service-oriented economy, effectively managing human capital is essential for an organisation's success, and human resource management (HRM) is increasingly part of an organisation's strategy development and implementation. HRM is often a distinct unit within the organisation, but it is also increasingly integrated within the general management role. Thus, effective general managers must be able to identify, develop, and enhance the value of their employees. In this subject, you will explore key strategic HRM concepts that contribute to organisational effectiveness. You will be encouraged to critically examine how specific HR practices can be applied in the general management context.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline discussion, case studies, assessment tasks, readings, weekly activities

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in LMMBAO, LMMBA or LMMBAA to do this subject

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsBUA5HER

Equivalent subjectsBUA5HER

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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. Explain the purpose and the range of activities associated with human resource (HR Management
02. Evaluate the strategic contribution that HR management can make to organisational performance
03. Critically analyse and apply HR management theories and research to an organisational problem
04. Critically analyse how local, national, and global trends affect HR management

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, LTU Term 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 37 - 42
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Access via subject website; additional online facilitated discussions will also occur for this subject. Please refer to subject learning guide.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Assignment (2500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Verbal Presentation (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Online Participation via Discussion Board (1000 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual Written Assignment (1000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4