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HRMT5504 Introduction to Human Resource Management

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 1OnlineOnline timetabled
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 2OnlineOnline timetabled
Content
This unit provides a graduate-level introduction to the management of human resources in organisations. This unit utilises the evidence-based approach to HRM, which allows students to learn what human resources practices really work based on rigorous, data-driven, and theoretically sound approach to managing human resources. This unit teaches students how to use evidence-based HR principles across all aspects of the human resource management function, including job analysis, workforce planning, recruitment, selection, performance management, training and development, workforce diversity management, and occupational health and safety.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of evidence-based approach to a range of HRM processes and practices; (2) demonstrate the skills to work effectively in teams on team-based projects; and (3) demonstrate skills to build and present evidence-based arguments regarding various HRM principles and practices.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) examinations; (2) team HR project; and (3) class participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Aleksandra Luksyte
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Nil
Co-requisites:
Nil.
Incompatibility:
Nil.
Contact hours
seminars: up to 3 hours per week
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