Strategic HRM in the Business Context

HRM70006 12.5 Credit Points Online, Sarawak


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours Face to Face

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2021 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1

8 Mar 21 - 6 Jun 21

29 Jun 21

Last self enrolment:
21 Mar 21

2 Apr 21

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Apr 21





Aims and objectives

This unit of study emphasises the practicalities and thinking required of HR Managers to ensure that the actions undertaken by the HR function both prepare and align the organisation’s strategic plans to meet future challenges. The unit will adopt a systemic view to examine how different HR practices align to make a strategic contribution to the organisation. The unit will also adopt a holistic approach to investigate linkages between firm performance, organisational strategy, and HR strategy.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Apply advanced and coherent knowledge of the key concepts and theoretical foundations of strategic human resource management.
2. Critically analyse and address complex strategic HRM issues to support a change process.
3. Critically evaluate and contrast theories of Strategic HRM and their application in organisations.
4. Communicate proficiently in professional practice to a variety of audiences, and function as an effective member or leader of a team

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This unit replaced HBH620 Strategic HRM in the Business Context & HRM80006 Strategic HRM in the Business Context