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Advanced Human Resource Perspectives (BUS340)

Organisational Unit School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description This unit focuses on managing human resources at a strategic level, in order to meet organisational goals pertaining to sustainability and competitive advantage. It aims to give students an understanding of how effective implementation of human resource management practice offers benefits to both the organisation and the individual. Topics covered will be broad and include, but are not limited to, attraction and retention of staff, how to manage performance, rewarding employees, career management and contemporary issues in HR practice.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1 hour; tutorials: 1.5 hours
Prerequisites BUS297 Principles of Human Resources Management
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed BUS320 Advanced Human Resource 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.
Advanced Human Resource Perspectives (BUS320) - as for BUS340 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Business and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
SGP1: TJB-internal, TSB-internal
Description This unit focuses on managing human resources at a strategic level, in order to meet organisational goals pertaining to sustainability and competitive advantage. It aims to give students an understanding of how effective implementation of human resource management practice offers benefits to both the organisation and the individual. Topics covered will be broad and include, but are not limited to, attraction and retention of staff, how to manage performance, rewarding employees, career management and contemporary issues in HR practice.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1 hour per week; workshops: 2 hours per week.
Prerequisites BUS240 Organisation Management and Development or BUS240 Organisational Development and Human Resources Management or BUS297 Principles of Human Resources Management.
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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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