HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

MGT2HRM

2021

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/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLecture, online activities, tutorials,case studies, experiential exercises, comprehension questions

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

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

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 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.
02. Discuss the need for organisations to facilitate the strategic partnership between management and employees.
03. Select and analyse relevant academic literature to provide critical analysis of HRM.
04. Summarise, analyse and organise case studies and research materials on a range of HRM topics through cooperative teamwork.
05. Present a portfolio of work based on key HRM concepts.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per group (750-1000 words per student)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per group (750-1000 words per student)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per group (750-1000 words per student)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per group (750-1000 words per student)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per group (750-1000 words per student)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per group (750-1000 words per student)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per group (750-1000 words per student)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per group (750-1000 words per student)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 2 - 7
Two 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 2 - 7
Two 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per group (750-1000 words per student)

N/AOtherGroupNo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5