IR and HRM Practice (WORK2215)


This unit bridges the gap between theory and practice in human resource management and employment relations. The unit covers critical issues and builds skills in negotiation and influence, managing in a diverse environment, implementing practices to enhance diversity, equality and inclusion and building sustainable organisations. It contextualises this material in relation to the self, the organisation and institutions. Much of the unit is dedicated to a problem-based approach to learning.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


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


skills exercise (30%), essay (30%),exam (30%), participation and engagement (10%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


4 x senior WORK units (2000 and 3000 level) with a minimum Credit (65%) average

Additional Information

Students should be enrolling in their final semester of the major.

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.