MMH230 - Fundamentals of Human Resource Management


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Online
Trimester 3: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

For students commencing courses M300, D301, D321, D322, D325, D338, D366, D385 or D388 from Trimester 1 2016: MMM132


For M335 students: MMM132

Incompatible with: MDM201, MMH330, MMH701
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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

Scheduled learning activities - online

1x 2 hour class (recordings provided) + 1 hour online seminar (recordings provided) per week


This unit provides an introduction to human resource management (HRM) in Australia. It introduces students to the critical links between an organisation’s operating context, business strategy and workforce strategies, and the contribution of HRM to organisational performance. It further introduces students to the employee lifecycle and the fundamental people-practices and activities associated with it, and that human resource professionals are responsible for. Major topics include workforce planning, job analysis and design, recruitment and selection, human resource development, performance management, rewards management, and evaluating the effectiveness of HRM.

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