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Employment Relations in Asia (BUS351)

Organisational Unit Business
Credit Points 3
Availability KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal
Description This unit provides an introduction to employment relations environments in Asia. It includes an examination of labour market conditions, the role of government, unions and employer associations, collective bargaining, dispute management and other workplace issues.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit, students should be able to:
1. Recognise different approaches to employment relations;
2. Describe current issues relating to employment relationships;
3. Analyse information concerning Singaporean employment relations.
Timetabled Learning Activities Workshops 4 hours per fortnight at Kaplan SGP
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning.
Unit Learning Experiences The unit is delivered using blended learning design features with core unit materials provided in a digital format followed up by small class knowledge application and skills development. This is enhanced by self-directed learning to further develop skills and application of knowledge to practical and current issues.
Assessment Presentation 25%
Essay 25%
Examination 50%
Prerequisites BSL202 Workplace Law and BUS297 Principles of HRM or BUS145 Principles of management and is enrolled in course B1003
Exclusions Students who have completed BUS251 Employment Relations in Asia or BUS222/BUS332 Employment Relations may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Human Resources Management (BBus) [New in 2014]
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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