Courses & Units

Foundations of Human Resource Management BMA121

Hobart, Launceston, Hong Kong Universal Ed

Introduction

The principal aim of the unit is to provide an overview of the fields of Human Resources (HR), and Industrial Relations (IR) by providing the underpinning knowledge and developing an understanding of core theoretical principles and models of Human Resource Management (HRM). Students will focus on the outcome of HR/IR strategies and policies at the individual, organisation and societal levels. The effective management of employees is a key concern for organisations due the recognition of the positive role that well-managed human resources can play in increasing organisational and individual outcomes. It is necessary for people working as HR/IR specialists, and for those who are managing teams of people, to understand multiple HRM perspectives and to develop evidence-based people management strategies appropriate to specific organisational contexts. This unit will cover content (what), the rationale (why), and implementation (how) of effective people management practices.

Summary

Unit name Foundations of Human Resource Management
Unit code BMA121
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Management
Coordinator

Dr Desmond Ayentimi

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Accelerated Study Period 3 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hong Kong Universal Ed Semester 2 On-Campus International

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021
Accelerated Study Period 3 13/9/2021 6/10/2021 28/10/2021 12/12/2021

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

LO1Identify and describe broad knowledge of principles and models of core human resource management (HRM) practices.
LO2Communicate an argument supported by HRM practices.
LO3Analyse and apply HRM theories, research and practices to manage human resources issues.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
080303 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,702.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

XPD111, ZAA132

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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Assessment

Online Multiple -Choice Tests (30%), Group Presentation (30%), Essay (40%).

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