MPM722 - Human Resource Management


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)*, Cloud (online)

Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MMM722
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite: Nil
Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MPR722, MPT722
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 3 hour seminar per week. Students will be also be provided with recorded classes and e-live sessions

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online) Learning resources are via CloudDeakin. Students will be also be provided with recorded classes and e-live session
In-person attendance requirements


Burwood (Melbourne):

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

  • Cloud (online) enrolled students are also welcome to attend Intensive offering sessions.


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.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement: achieve 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

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