Strategic and effective human resource management is now widely recognised as a critical contributor to the achievement of organisational objectives, organisational competitiveness and profitability. Todays HR professionals are expected to understand and practise human resource management that is strategically aligned with organisational goals, and creates value for the organisation. This unit integrates theory and research to develop students understanding of evidence-based human resource management, and their professional skills, in human resource practice.
|Unit name||Applied Human Resource Management|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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).
|ILO1||Identify HRM theories and concepts in people management settings.|
|ILO2||Identify key HRM principles and practices employed as they are applied in solving people management problems in organisations.|
|ILO3||Apply HRM theories and principles in developing HRM systems to improve human resource management practices in real business contexts.|
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Prior knowledge of strategic HRM or strategic management (eg previous study of BMA202 Strategic Management) is advantageous.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
On-campus: 1 x 3 hour workshop per week.
Off-campus: Self-paced online activities; weekly tutorial sessions.
HRM Strategy (20%), Interview and Selection Protocol (25%), Diversity & Inclusion Report (30%), Group class activities (20%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Stone, RJ 2017, Human resource management, 9th ed, John Wiley & Sons: Milton, Queensland.
Students can purchase the text as a hard copy text with an interactive e-text code through the Co-op bookshop or can purchase just the interactive e-text , through the WileyDirect website.
In addition to the texts/software recommended above, you are also expected to be familiar with the key academic journals in the discipline from which useful insights may be derived. In particular, you are encouraged to review regularly the relevant papers that are published in:
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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