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Human Resource Management Perspectives (MBS617)

Organisational Unit School of Management and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
Description This unit presents an overview of the management of human resources from the perspectives of HR practitioners and line managers. It examines practical and theoretical aspects of strategic and operational Human Resource Management. Topics such as recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management and remuneration for the organisation's most valuable asset are covered. Changing views on Human Resource concepts, processes, applications and evaluation will be canvassed. (MHRM students are advised to select this unit early in their course).
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/seminars/workshops: 3 hours per week.
Assessment Unit assessments are designed to evaluate attainment of learning outcomes. Students will be required to submit an individual report (30%), participate in a small group case study analysis (30%) and sit a 2 hour final exam for the unit.
The individual report focusses on an underpinning tenet of the unit while the case study involves interactive problem solving. The interactive nature of class/online discussions will allow students to gauge their level of understanding of content as the unit progresses.
Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level course.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed MBS6171 Human Resource Management Perspectives or MBS655 Human Resource Management Perspectives may not enrol in this unit for credit.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Human Resource Management Perspectives (MBS6171) (Discontinued) - as for MBS617 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Management and Governance
Credit Points 3
Timetabled Learning Activities Seminars and workshops are delivered in intensive teaching mode (24 hours contact time), which may include evenings and weekends. Students will then complete research assignments independently, in consultation with teaching staff.
Prerequisites Enrolment in a postgraduate level course.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed MSB617 Human Resource Management Perspectives may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Previously 2013: MBS6171
2013: 'Human Resource Management Perspectives'
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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