Information on this page, including unit offerings, is from the 2020 academic year.
Data, Metrics, Reporting and Analytics (MBS603)
|Availability||MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
|Teaching Timetables||Murdoch S2
|Description||In this Unit, students are introduced to common human resource (HR) data, metrics and analytics that guide decision making in order to support strategic organisational goals. In particular, the Unit discusses how to measure efficiency, effectiveness, and business outcomes of HR management processes, how to use descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics skills to examine and report HR data and metrics, and how to use HR data, metrics, and analytics to make meaningful HR policy recommendations to an organization.|
|Unit Learning Outcomes||After you have completed this unit you should be able to:
1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of basic HR metrics
2. Apply specialised knowledge of HR metrics in a real-world scenario to carry out root cause analysis
3. Exhibit effective communication and interpersonal skills in working with stakeholders in a variety of contexts
4. Evaluate issues and problems and structure evidence-based conclusions using an analytics perspective
5. Display the capability to think across cultures and contexts
6. Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional practice
|Timetabled Learning Activities||Workshops: 2 hours per teaching week for South Street Campus
Seminars (South Street): All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning. Structured learning may include lectures, face-to-face seminars, workshops, online activities, consultations and coaching sessions. Some units may be delivered in an intensive mode. Students should refer to the published timetable, and Unit Guide for specific information about the timetabling of this unit.
Seminars (TNE):6 sessions at 3.5 hours per session X 1 revision session at 3 hours.
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 units 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.|
|Other Learning Experiences||As this is a relatively new and very broad topic, students will be required to extensively look for data across scholarly articles, consultants' websites, and software vendors.|
|Assessment||See assessment items below|
|Notes||The Unit will use MS Excel to demonstrate basic metrics and charts. Good working knowledge of Excel would be very useful.|
|Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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|Internet Access Requirements||Murdoch 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.|
Ms Carole Brady
t: 9360 2889
o: 512.2.027 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus