HRMT5502 People Analytics

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit deals with advanced concepts and recent developments in the area of human resource management (HRM) theory and practice. Students examine current research and critically review contemporary models of human resource management practice.
Students are able to (1) explain the importance of taking an evidence-based and analytical approach to human resource management; (2) identify appropriate analytical tools and techniques to enhance human resource management operations and opportunities; (3) analyse complex human resource data sets using sophisticated analytical tools and techniques; and (4) communicate analytical outcomes in a meaningful and non-technical way for a broad business audience.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) individual report; (2) team project; and (3) examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Catherine Leighton
Unit rules
Approved quota: 45—first come first served
Contact hours
lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
Unit Outline
Semester 1-2020 [SEM-1-2020]
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