Selected major: Human Resource Management
Learn how to successfully manage the most valuable asset of any organisation – it's people – and drive innovation and high performance in the workplace.
The Human Resource Management major focuses on how to successfully manage people, create a productive working environment and build a positive workplace culture.
You will gain skills in core areas such as organisational behaviour, industrial relations, diversity and fostering an inclusive workplace, performance management and innovation, international HR management, employee health and wellbeing, data-driven decision making and evidence-based management.
Real examples and strong industry input will prepare you for the many career opportunities in this large and growing employment area.
This Human Resource Management major is professionally accredited by the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).
Today’s business environment moves fast and is likely to change even faster in the decades ahead. To keep up with and even overtake your competition in the sector, consider the substantial benefits of Swinburne’s unique Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Applied Innovation double degree.
You’ll gain the core knowledge and skills essential to business management and operations in the twenty first century. Choose from a range of business majors including accounting, entrepreneurship, business analytics and analysis, logistics and supply chain management, human resource management, marketing and more. Combine your learning through three integrated, multidisciplinary final year units to emerge a true strategic and creative thinker, armed with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to operate effectively in diverse settings such as not-for-profits, government, small businesses and corporate organisations.
But your learning won’t end there. Applied innovation develops in-demand workforce skills such as interdisciplinary collaboration, creativity and complex problem-solving, persistence, curiosity and initiative, in real-world contexts. You’ll apply innovation toolkits, prototype solutions and participate in challenges, such as innovation sprints and interdisciplinary projects, including activities inspired by your passions and interests.
As an innovator, you’ll be ready to conceive, develop and deliver transformative projects and adapt to uncertain and changing contexts to secure or create fulfilling employment opportunities, with a portfolio of experience to back it up.
This unique double degree affords an extremely broad and range of career possibilities, from business administration through to organisational management, as well as roles including innovation consultant, innovation lead, innovation analyst, strategic designer, transformation lead, innovation manager and much more.
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