MPM722 - Human Resource Management

Unit details

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Enrolment modes:


Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously coded as:MMM722
Unit chair:

C Zheng (Trimester 2), J Molineux (trimester 3)

Incompatible with: MPR722, MPT722
Contact hours:

Trimester 2 offering:

1 x 3 hour seminar per week


Trimester 3 Burwood Intensive offering:

Unit is taught face to face intensively in blocks during the trimester; that is, classes are not held on a weekly basis. Further information will be advised on CloudDeakin.  Attendance is required at the following seminars between 9.00am and 5.00pm each day:



Thursday 14 November

Friday 15 November

Thursday 9 January

Friday 10 January

Revision session- Friday 7 February (9.30am to 12.30pm)



Thursday 28 November

Friday 29 November

Thursday 23 January

Friday 24 January

Revision session- Friday 7 Februay (1.30pm to 5.00pm)



  • As this unit is offered in Intensive mode, it may impact on some international students’ enrolment.  It is the student’s responsibility to monitor their enrolment.
  • This unit is also offered off campus.


Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


This unit is available in residential mode. Click here for more information.




The objective of the first section of this unit is to develop an understanding of strategic human resource management and the policies, methods and techniques utilised in human resource management functions with particular emphasis on the workplace. Specific attention is given to issues of recruitment, selection, human resources planning, human resources development, and managing for performance. The study and practice of human resources will develop skills and understanding of how human resources fit within processes of strategy formulation and organisational change. The focus is on Australian issues and solutions.


Written Assignment (Individual 3000-3500 words or Group/up to 4 students 6000-6500 words) 50%, Examination 2 hours 50%, Hurdle requirement: achieve 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.