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MPR722 - Human Resource Management (Residential)

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
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Residential 7: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

J Molineux

Incompatible with: MPM722, MPT722
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This Residential unit requires students to attend six days of intensive study at the Waurn Ponds Estate, Geelong.

Residential 7: 8 October 2017 - 13 October 2017.


Conference fees for residential units are in addition to the tuition fee and vary depending on the type of accommodation chosen.


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.

The unit will include presentations from industry HR professionals, along with an assessed group presentation involving a simulated unfair dismissal case at Fair Work Australia.  The examination is based on a complex case study, which is discussed in small groups during the program.


Assignment 1 (Group/up to 6 students) 1000-1500 words plus Group Presentation 20%, Assignment 2 (Group/up to 10 students) 1500-2000 words plus Presentation 30%, Examination 2 hours 50%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

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