HRMT5504 Introduction to Human Resource Management

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
This unit provides a graduate-level introduction to the management of human resources in organisations. As an introductory unit, the approach will be largely practical and applied. The unit familiarises students with all aspects of the human resource management function, including: job analysis, workforce planning, recruitment, selection, performance management, training and development, and compensation management.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate an understanding and knowledge regarding a range of HRM processes and practices and (2) demonstrate the ability to work effectively in groups.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) examination; (2) group portfolio; and (3) class participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Trudy Bates
Contact hours
lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.