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2015 Unit of Study

The session(s) below are for 2015. For Summer School 2015 unit of study availability please visit the Summer School website (main Summer session January/February 2016).

The University of Sydney session calendar shows exact dates for sessions.

Human Resource 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 Academic Honesty Module (0%); Tutorial Facilitation (20%); In-class multiple choice quiz (20%); Major assignment (30%); Final exam (30%)
Description Building on the foundational coverage of Human Resource Management (HRM) issues and concepts provided in WORK1003, this unit provides an advanced understanding of key HRM concepts, processes and practices, including the employee psychological contract; engagement, motivation and satisfaction; recruitment and selection; learning and development; career planning and development; mentoring and coaching, performance management; reward management; high involvement management, employee wellbeing; HRM and ethics; international HRM; and HRM system evaluation and change. The unit's 'micro'/psychological focus is designed to complement and support the 'macro'/strategic focus taken in the advanced elective unit WORK2211 Human Resource Strategies.