MMH702 - Human Resource Planning

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Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Human Resource Management students only)

Unit chair:

J Ferrer

Incompatible with: Nil


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This unit aims to develop students' understanding of the three core human resource functions: job analysis and design, human resource planning, and recruitment and selection, which will enable an organisation to meet its short- and long-term human resource needs. Topics covered in the unit include: Overview of Human Resource Planning (HRP) and its role in the HRM framework; human resource planning (forecasting organisations internal and external labour supply); human resource planning (forecasting organisation's future human resource needs); human resource information systems (HRIS); job analysis; job design; recruitment; and selection.


Written Assignment 1 (Critical Essay) 3000 words 40%, Written Assignment 2 (Case Study) 4000 words 60%

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