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Unit of Study

HR Strategies and Processes
UoS Code WORK2205
Credit points 6
Offered Semester 1
Prerequisites 24 credit points of Junior units of study including (WORK1003 or WORK1002)
Prohibitions WORK2005
Assumed Knowledge
Additional Information This is the compulsory unit of study for the Industrial Relations/Human Resource Management major.
Lectures 1x 2 hour lecture and 1x 1hour tutorial per week
Assessment multiple choice exam (10%), tutorial activities (20%), research essay (30%), final exam (40%)
Description Building on the foundational coverage of Human Resource Management (HRM) issues and concepts provided in WORK1003, this unit provides a more focused understanding of key HRM concepts, processes, strategies and practices. The unit covers the way HR concepts, such as the employee psychological contract, might shape HR strategies and practices and highlights the interplay between the strategic approaches to HR and the practices of HR including talent attraction and selection; talent retention and development; managing performance and rewards; diversity and inclusion strategies, workplace health and well being to name a few. It concludes with an investigation of how the HRM system can be effectively evaluated to capture the long term sustainability of the HR processes and strategies adopted.