HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

MGT2HRX

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-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Student must be enrolled in one of the following courses: LBAB, LBABM, LBABK, LDAB, LAAB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMGT2HRM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Human Resource Management Learner Resource

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko Group

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Human Resource Management: Strategy, People, Performance

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorKramar, Bartram, De Cieri, Noe, Hollenbeck, Gerhart and Wright

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMcGraw Hill

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Human Resource Management:Strategy and Practice

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorNankervis, Baird, Coffey and Shields

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCengage

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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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Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (equivalent to 1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)Ideally 4 students per group.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment (equivalent to 2,000 words)This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (equivalent to 1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)Ideally 4 students per group.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment (equivalent to 2,000 words)This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (equivalent to 1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)Ideally 4 students per group.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment (equivalent to 2,000 words)This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 50 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 50 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (equivalent to 1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)Ideally 4 students per group.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment (equivalent to 2,000 words)This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 15 - 26
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (equivalent to 1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)Ideally 4 students per group.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment (equivalent to 2,000 words)This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (equivalent to 1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)Ideally 4 students per group.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment (equivalent to 2,000 words)This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2020, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSuzanne Young

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual Written Essay (equivalent to 1,500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO3

Group Report (equivalent to 1,000 words per student)Ideally 4 students per group.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO4

Individual assignment (equivalent to 2,000 words)This assessment may consist of a case study, policy writing or short answer questions.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5