Human Resource Processes (WORK2205)


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.

Further unit of study information


1x 2 hour lecture and 1x 1hour tutorial per week


Academic Honesty Module (0%); Tutorial Facilitation (20%); In-class multiple choice quiz (20%); Major assignment (30%); Final exam (30%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

24 credit points of Junior units of study including (WORK1003 or WORK1002)



Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.