MMH230 - Strategic Human Resource Management

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

K Saville (Trimester 1), A Presbitero (Trimester 3)

Incompatible with: MMH330
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

* Offering combines video conference and campus tutorial (located at Warrnambool) with Cloud (online) delivery.


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit provides students with HR theory and practice to facilitate students’ development of critical and innovative human-oriented thinking, which allows them to make continuous human resource management decisions in the light of any given environment. The unit covers HR contextual issues such as engaging and motivating employees, managing knowledge and learning in organisations; diversity management; ethics and the law before the key factors of strategic human resource management such as human resource planning; job analysis and job design; recruitment and selection practices; human resource development; performance management; rewards management and evaluating the effectiveness of HRM. The unit also introduces students to the ideas, controversies and challenges involved in managing human resources in modern work organisations.


Assignment 1 3000 words 40%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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.