HRMT2237 Human Resource Management
- 6 points
(see Summer Timetable)
If this unit does not have an online alternative, then students who are presently unable to enter Western Australia and whose studies would be delayed by an inability to complete this unit, should contact the unit coordinator (details given on this page) to ascertain, on an individual case-by-case basis, if alternate arrangements can be made to support their study in this unit.
Availability Location Mode Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online. Semester 1 UWA (Perth) Online timetabled 100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit includes some synchronous components, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times. Summer teaching period UWA (Perth) Face to face Predominantly face-to-face. On campus attendance required to complete this unit. May have accompanying resources online. Summer teaching period UWA (Perth) Online timetabled 100% Online Unit. NO campus face-to-face attendance is required to complete this unit. All study requirements are online only. Unit includes some synchronous components, with a requirement for students to participate online at specific times.
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Level 2 core unit in the Human Resource Management; Business Management major sequences
- Level 2 option in the Management major sequence
- Level 2 elective
- This unit presents an overview of theories, problems and issues in human resource management in organisations. Topics include human resource strategy and planning; job analysis and evaluation; recruitment and selection; compensation; performance appraisal; occupational health and safety; equal opportunity; and international human resource management.
- Students are able to (1) identify and analyse concepts and techniques in Human Resource Management (HRM); (2) explain the importance, purpose and objectives of HRM; (3) demonstrate awareness of the internal and external factors that influence the conduct of HRM in organisations; (4) describe and analyse current issues and trends in HRM; (5) apply their learning about HRM concepts to practical contexts and issues; and (6) critically analyse information about HRM from the library, the web and other sources of information.
- Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) examinations; (2) assignments; and (3) workshop participation. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Trudy Bates (Summer), Dr Joseph Carpini (Semester 1)
- Unit rules
- Contact hours
- lectures/tutorials/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
- 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.
- Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.