Courses & Units

Managing People at Work BMA121

Hobart, Launceston, Hong Kong Universal Ed


This unit examines the role and function of human resource management. Topics include the procurement, development, compensation, integration, and maintenance of human resources. It also considers the range of abilities and skills needed for dealing with change in the area of human resource management.


Unit name Managing People at Work
Unit code BMA121
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
Discipline Management

Dr Simon Fishwick

Teaching staff

Dr Simon Fishwick, Dr Sarah Dawkins, Mr Joey Crawford and Mr Jonathan Evans

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hobart Spring school (extended) On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Hong Kong Universal Ed Semester 2 On-Campus International


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017
Spring school (extended) 30/10/2017 23/11/2017 22/12/2017 13/2/2018

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $2,438.00 080303

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Teaching Pattern

Attending: involves a mix oflectures, tutorials and online activities. Distance: content delivered primarily online.


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