STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

MGT3SHR

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will apply your knowledge of human resource management and employees relations practices to a range of contemporary organisational problems. You will examine the relationship between human resource management and organisational strategy, and analyse the impact of high performance work systems on employee attitudes and behaviours, and organisational performance. You will explore a range of challenges confronting HR practitioners, including the gender diversity in organisations, precarious forms of employment, the use of human resource metrics and ethical problems in HRM. You will develop novel and defensible HR solutions to address these challenges.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesCase studies, class discussions, experiential exercises, comprehension questions and independent reading

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Completion of 180 credit points

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsMGT2HPW

Equivalent subjectsMGT2HPW

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. Critically analyse emerging issues related to HRM, and recommend defensible HR solutions to these issues to improve individual and organisational performance.
02. Explore the impact of human resource management practices on employee outcomes and organisational performance.
03. Explain the key components of high performance work systems and critically analyse their influence on employee and business performance.
04. Develop a persuasive proposal for the implementation of human resource management practices to address a particular challenge facing an organisation.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

HR Consultancy Plan (800 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

HR Consultancy Proposal (1800 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Case Study Analysis (1800 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElise Lee

Class requirements

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

TutorialWeek: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

HR Consultancy Plan (800 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

HR Consultancy Proposal (1800 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Case Study Analysis (1800 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4