HRMT11011 - Human Resource Management

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit introduces you to the concepts, functions, practices and contemporary issues of Human Resources Management (HRM), and its importance in the effective and ethical management of people within organisations. Topics covered include: strategic HRM, Human Resources Planning; Recruitment and Selection; HRM and the Law; Performance Management; Human Resources Development; Employee Remuneration and Benefits; to name a few. This unit will enable you to apply your understanding of all aspects of the HRM function to problems confronting managers and organisations through practice exercises and case analysis.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 3
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.
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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2019

Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Brisbane
Bundaberg
Cairns
Gladstone
Mackay
Melbourne
Online
Perth
Rockhampton
Sydney
Townsville
Term 3 - 2019 Profile
Brisbane
Melbourne
Online
Sydney

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 15%
2. Written Assessment 40%
3. Written Assessment 45%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.4 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 30.12% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Have your say
Feedback
Qualitative feedback indicated issues with the number of additional readings and resources provided in some weeks as options.
Recommendation
Streamline to ensure only key additional resources in each of the weeks.
Action Taken
Resources on Moodle continue to be streamlined to key information.
Source: CC reflection and student feedback
Feedback
Clarity of assessment task requirements
Recommendation
Consider how to strengthen the communication around the written assessment requirements.
Action Taken
A range of information, including Guides, is provided to support students with the written assessment requirements. This is continually under review.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Identify and evaluate a number of HRM functions such as human resource planning, recruitment and selection, and employee health and safety
  2. Explain how the primary functions of HRM relate to each other and to the broader organisational strategy
  3. Discuss the importance of the strategic role that HRM plays in 21st century organisations
  4. Analyse contemporary HRM issues including ethical, social, and sustainability issues using relevant HRM concepts and models.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment