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MMH250 - Workplace Counselling and Negotiation

Unit details

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Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:


Unit chair:

Bruce Hearn Mackinnon (Trimester 1), Keith Abbott (Trimester 2)


For students commencing courses M300, M307, D301, D313, D317, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366 or D388 from Trimester 1 2016: MMM132



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Contact hours: 1 x 1 hour class, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week


This unit will focus on the development of skills in counselling, negotiation and advocacy activities. It will bring together a number of 'hands-on' applications used in the workplace. These include activities based around current employee relations issues, performance management and other HRM topics. The unit will be based on Australian and American theory and practice. In addition to the literature base, class activities will include case study exercises, negotiation exercises and role plays.


Assessment 1 (Group of 3) - Essay (2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 2) - Case Study Report (2000 words) - 20%

Assessment 3 ( Individual) - Reflection Paper (350 words) - 10%

Examination (2 hours) - 50%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

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