HRMT5501 Diversity and Inclusion

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Recruiting, retaining and managing a talented and productive workforce is a major challenge facing businesses of all sizes, across all industries. This unit will provide students with an overview of the key drivers and practical inclusions strategies for ensuring organisations take full advantage of an increasingly diverse labour market.
Students are able to (1) describe the concepts of diversity and inclusion and their relevance to the workplace; (2) explain the social and economic contexts for diversity and inclusion; (3) identify a range of performance indicators to evaluate workplace diversity and inclusion; (4) describe strategies for increasing workplace inclusion; and (5) demonstrate the ability to work in multidiscipline teams.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) project; (2) media watch; and (3) test. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Jacquie Hutchinson
Unit rules
HRMT5504 Introduction to Human Resource Management
Contact hours
lectures/seminars/workshops: up to 3 hours per week
Unit Outline
Semester 1-2020 [SEM-1-2020]
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