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MPM722 - Human Resource Management

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive, Cloud (online)

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

Shuang Ren (Trimester 2), John Molineux (Trimester 3)

Incompatible with: MPR722, MPT722
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week. Students will be also be provided with recorded classes and e-live sessions

Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin. Students will be also be provided with recorded classes and e-live sessions


Burwood (Melbourne) Intensive:

There are no weekly classes.  Students will be required to attend the following seminars between 9.00am and 5.00pm each day:

Group 1:

  • Dates are to be advised

Group 2:

  • Dates are to be advised


  • Cloud (online) enrolled students are also welcome to attend Intensive offering sessions.


The unit content focuses on the strategic management of people in the workplace.  It is designed for managers or aspiring managers to be able to understand the potential of strategic HRM in the macro context to build a strategic competitive advantage for organisations.  It uses a mix of local and global examples to illustrate these points.  Specific attention is given to issues of strategic alignment and developing a HR strategy, talent management, human resources planning, talent development, and managing for performance.  Students will also develop practical skills in HRM topics that they will be able to utilise in their workplaces.


Written Assignment (Individual) 3000 words plus 500 words from a related blog discussion on the theory associated with the research question on Cloud Deakin, 50%

Examination: (2 hours), 50%

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

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