Courses & Units

Managing People for Competitive Advantage JNB324



This unit explores the employment relationship and the importance of strategically managing people from their initial talent attraction through to retirement or termination. In working through this unit studies are focussed on effective and efficient strategic human resource management as an important means of creating value and developing a sustainable competitive advantage.


Unit name Managing People for Competitive Advantage
Unit code JNB324
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Australian Maritime College
Maritime and Logistics Management
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Teaching staff

Mrs Allison James

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2016 23/3/2016 11/4/2016 27/5/2016

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2016: $1,305.00 2016: $2,145.00 080303

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.


Teaching Pattern

On-campus: Weekly are a flipped intensive session/class comprising of a brief interactive discussion based on course material and readings followed by workshop activities. 

Distance: Study Guide and Readings.


On-campus: Coursework 50%, Take Home (subject to change) Examination 50%

Distance: Coursework 50%, Take-home Examination 50%

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