Course Title: Professional Human Resource Management Practices

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Professional Human Resource Management Practices

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4504

City Campus

Postgraduate

630H Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM4589

RMIT Online

Postgraduate

630H Management

Internet

JanJun2017 (KP3)

Course Coordinator: Dr. Alan Montague

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5653

Course Coordinator Email: alan.montague@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.08.46

Course Coordinator Availability: via email for appointments


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

The course introduces students to the practical elements of HRM practices from both the employee and employer perspectives. The course aims to enable you to reflect upon your learning, and develop key HRM skills and competencies that are appropriate for personal development, employability and subsequent career development. This course also increases and enhances the ability for students to operate in an independent and self-directed manner leading to greater employability and connectivity with industry.

This course includes a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On completion of this course you will be able to:

1.evaluate and differentiate between various techniques for job analysis, recruitment and selection 2.demonstrate expertise in negotiation tactics and strategies that can be applied to achieve the resolution of conflict 3.undertake performance management that establishes outcomes to be achieved and approaches to  developing, appraising and managing people 4.examine and discuss the importance of career planning and management assessment 5.demonstrate proficiency in analytical problem solving skills

 

 


Overview of Learning Activities

The course is comprised of a variety of teaching modes which may include lectures, tutorials, independent study and opportunities for formative feedback. You will be expected to make a commitment to actively and constructively participate in group discussions in addition to weekly reading and careful planning of assessment tasks.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through myRMIT Studies\Blackboard. In addition to topic notes; assessment details and a study schedule you may also be provided with links to relevant online information; readings; audio and video clips and communication tools to facilitate collaboration with your peers and to share information.
Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. If you require assistance with the RMIT library facilities contact the Business Liaison Librarian for your school. Contact details for Business Liaison Librarians are located online on the RMIT Library website.
Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator will be made available to you as required during the teaching period.


Overview of Assessment

The assessment alignment list below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

Assessment Task 1: 15%

Assessment Task 2: 50%

Assessment Task 3: 35%


Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.