Courses & Units

Human Resource Management Practices B BMA318




The development of an organisation's human resources is now widely recognised as a critical component in gaining competitive advantage in the global marketplace. Developing people's capabilities in diverse contexts is thus a vital role played by HR professionals, and one that requires research, planning, and skills in the delivery of training courses to groups of employees with varied and evolving needs. Associated with this, HR professionals are also expected to conduct research into, and develop, initiatives that will increase an organization's capacity to generate value from the efforts of global and diverse workforces. In light of the evolving field of HRD and HRM, this unit therefore uses theory and research as the basis for building your skills in human resource development and HRM research in global and diverse contexts. The unit will also provide you with an understanding of the strategic contribution that HRD, research into HRM, and effective diversity management can make to profitability and organisational competitiveness.


Unit name Human Resource Management Practices B
Unit code BMA318
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Management

Dr Tommy Wong

Teaching staff

Dr Tommy Wong

Level Advanced
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


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2018: $1,344.00 2018: $2,523.00 080399

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BMA121 and BMA217


Teaching Pattern

Three hour workshop weekly (attending students); online participation for distance students


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Stone, RJ 2013, Human resource management, 4th edn, Wiley, Milton Qld


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