Increasingly, the effective management of human resources is recognised as a key component of organisational effectiveness, sustainable competitive advantage and the quality of work life. This course, therefore aims to introduce major functions of human resource management in the contemporary workplace. Professional knowledge, analytical and operational competencies are developed. This course commences with an overview of the development of Human Resource Management and a survey of current and emerging issues in the contemporary business environment in order to establish the external and internal context of the management of human resources. Models for analysing and guiding informed Human Resource Management practice are introduced. Major functional domains including Human Resource planning, job design and evaluation, remuneration, staffing, training and development, performance management, and grievance, counselling and discipline processes are examined. The integration of these functions with each other and with organisational strategy is emphasised throughout.
- Semester of offer*:
- Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
- South Bank: Semester 1
- Student contribution band:
- Band 3
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.
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