HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

MGT3HRD

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The pace and volume of organisational change is drawing increasing attention to the ways that human resource development (HRD) activities can ensure that organisation members have what it takes to successfully meet these challenges. In this subject you will focus on an integrated and strategic approach to HRD which fosters a long-term, work-related learning capacity. You will examine the foundational concepts of HRD (including the theory of learning) and the HRD process from theoretical and practical perspectives. You will also examine HRD applications within modern business organisations including skills, and technical training, coaching, career management and, organisational development.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJasvir Nachatar Singh

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites MGT2HRM or THS2SLM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MGT2HRD

Equivalent subjects MGT2HRD

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the importance of human resource development activities in modern organisations.

Activities:
Case studies, class discussion and activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Analyse the human resource development needs of an organisation.

Activities:
Class discussion, case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Design, implement and evaluate a human resource development program.

Activities:
Individual wriiten report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Critically analyse the efficacy of current human resource development practices in a variety of organisational settings.

Activities:
Class discussion, Individual case study analysis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Develop innovative strategies which facilitate an employee's career development and professional practice.

Activities:
Class discussion, case studies, experiential exercises, HR Training plan
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJasvir Nachatar Singh

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Students are expected to undertake 1-3 hrs of online learning activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group HRD Training PlanWritten report- 1300 words per student.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Written Report1300 words30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Case Analysis1750 words40 01, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJasvir Nachatar Singh

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 27 - 28
Six 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 28
Six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.
"Students are expected to undertake 1-3 hrs of online learning activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group HRD Training PlanWritten report- 1300 words per student.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Written Report1300 words30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Case Analysis1750 words40 01, 04, 05

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJasvir Nachatar Singh

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Students are expected to undertake 1-3 hrs of online learning activities prior to class."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group HRD Training PlanWritten report- 1300 words per student.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Written Report1300 words30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual Case Analysis1750 words40 01, 04, 05