HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

MGT2HRM

2020

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 ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

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.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

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

WorkShop Week: 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/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3
Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per groupN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4
Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

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

WorkShop Week: 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/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3
Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per groupN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4
Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

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

WorkShop Week: 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/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3
Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per groupN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4
Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Mildura, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJeremy Seward

Class requirements

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

WorkShop Week: 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/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3
Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per groupN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4
Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

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

WorkShop Week: 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/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3
Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per groupN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4
Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Written Essay (1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3
Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per groupN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4
Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Sydney, 2020, Study period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

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

WorkShop Week: 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/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3
Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per groupN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4
Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Sydney, 2020, Study period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlice Li

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual Written Essay (1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3
Group Report (750-1000 words per student) 4 students per groupN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4
Individual Assessment (2000 words) This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5