2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 5 October 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 3 hour seminar per week. Students will be also be provided with recorded classes and e-live sessions
*TRIMESTER 3 ONLY:
There are no weekly classes. Students will be required to attend the following seminars:
Week 3: Thursday 26th November and Friday 27th November 2020 9.00am - 5.00pm
Week 8: Thursday 14th January and Friday 15th January 2021 9.00am – 5.00pm
Week 11: Thursday 4th February 2021 - morning session only - session time to be confirmed
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.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Critique the principal elements of human resource management and assess their relationships to the strategic and operational management of organisations.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinking
Evaluate the application of human resource management principles and theories to domestic and global organisations.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solvingGLO8: Global citizenship
Develop strategies to improve human resource management practices within organisations which meet stakeholder needs.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO5: Problem solvingGLO8: Global citizenship
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
Written assignment 3000 words
Blog: 500 words
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle requirement: achieve 50% of the marks available on the examination.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MPM722 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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