Human Resource Management

HRM10003 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
6 Jul 20 - 4 Oct 20

Results:
27 Oct 20

Last self enrolment:
19 Jul 20

Census:
31 Jul 20


Corequisites


Concurrent Pre-requisites :
A unit can be either completed prior to commencing study or taken at the same time.
 
 
Alternative Tertiary Entry Program: Students who have passed HRM00001 are exempted from taking this unit and must select another unit in its place with advice from a Course Advice Specialist. 

Aims and objectives

This unit introduces students to the theory and practice of Human Resource Management (HRM). Students will gain from an exposure to a range of HR activities, including staff recruitment, training, employee relations, remuneration, performance management, and employee health and safety among others. Some key themes of the unit are the notion of Strategic HRM and the utility of employees as a key form of competitive advantage for organisations. This unit provides a strong overview of HRM and therefore provides an ideal platform for students to build both generalist and specialist HR knowledge.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Understand and apply Human Resources Management theory, practices and procedures
2. Develop an understanding of HRM Practices and their relationship(s) with strategy, structure and culture
3. Critique HRM Practices from the perspective of multiple stakeholders
4. Communicate effectively as a professional and function as an effective leader in team work or as a member of
a diverse team