Managing Workplace Relations

HRM20017 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

Results:
8 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

Census:
3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21

More teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

Census:
31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
11 Jul 22 - 9 Oct 22

Results:
1 Nov 22

Last self enrolment:
24 Jul 22

Census:
5 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
26 Aug 22


Prerequisites

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87.5 credit points
 
 

Aims and objectives

This unit considers the legislative/structural, ideological, ethical, political and practical issues for human resource management in Australian and global contexts. It analyses implications and explores resolutions to manage workforces in an Industrial Relations context.

Students who  successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Identify and analyse the key elements of various pieces of legislation related to work in Australia

2. Explore, understand and apply the major industrial relations theories to assess the nature of the employment relationship with its key stakeholders

3. Conduct a comparative analysis of global labour market trends and labour market flexibility

4. Describe, evaluate, and utilise negotiation models

5. Undertake research individually or in groups, to investigate changes in collective and alternative agreements, at the workplace level.