Year
2021
Units
4.5
Contact
1 x 2-hour lecture weekly
Prerequisites
1 Admission into MDS-Master of Disability Studies
1a Admission into GCOL-Graduate Certificate in Organisational Learning
1b Admission into MPA-Master of Public Administration
1c Admission into MEDCP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac)
1d Admission into MEDER-Master of Education (Ed Research, Evaluation and Assessment)
1e Admission into MEDGE-Master of Education (Gifted Education)
1f Admission into MEDIB-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate)
1g Admission into MEDLM-Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
1h Admission into MEDSA-Master of Education (Studies of Asia)
1i Admission into MEDSE-Master of Education (Special Education)
1j Admission into MEDEC-Master of Education (Early Childhood Studies)
1k Admission into MEDWS-Master of Education
1l Admission into GCELM-Graduate Certificate in Education (Leadership and Management)
1m Admission into GCEWS-Graduate Certificate in Education
1n Admission into MEDLMOS-Master of Educational Leadership and Management
1o Admission into MEDCPP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) [1.5 years]
1p Admission into MEDERP-Master of Education (Ed Research, Evaluation and Assessment) [1.5 years]
1q Admission into MEDGEP-Master of Education (Gifted Education) [1.5 years]
1r Admission into MEDIBP-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) [1.5 years]
1s Admission into MEDSEP-Master of Education (Special Education) [1.5 years]
1t Admission into MEDLMP-Master of Education (Leadership and Management) [1.5 years]
1u Admission into MEDSAP-Master of Education (Studies of Asia) [1.5 years]
1v Admission into MEDWSP-Master of Education [1.5 years]
1w Admission into MEDWM-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health)
1x Admission into MEDWMP-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health) [1.5 years]
1y Admission into MDPP-Master of Disability Policy and Practice
1z Admission into MDPPA-Master of Disability Policy and Practice [1.5 years]
1{ Admission into MTESL-Master of Teaching English as a Second Language
1| Admission into MEDECP-Master of Education (Early Childhood Studies) [1.5 years]
1} Admission into MTESOL-Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
2 Admission into BAMTEC-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)
2a Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary)
2b Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
2c Admission into BGSCMTPR-Bachelor of General Science, Master of Teaching (Primary)
2d Admission into BLANGMTS-Bachelor of Languages, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
2e Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
3 108 units of study
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s or 1t or 1u or 1v or 1w or 1x or 1y or 1z or 1{ or 1| or 1})) or ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c or 2d or 2e) and 3))
Enrolment not permitted
EDES9606 has been successfully completed
Topic description

This topic involves a detailed examination of the issues faced by organisations concerned with the effective management of employees in order to satisfy the needs of the organisation and the individual. The focus will be on increasing professionals' understanding of the theories, issues and influences on Human Resource Management and Human Resource Planning. Staffing the restructured workplace, ensuring the effective management of human resources, managing employee relations, accountability, international human resource management, and future directions will be discussed. Areas such as recruitment, supervision, job analysis, industrial relations, career development, performance management and quality of life issues are covered in these discussions.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Cultivate and enlarge a diverse and intellectually stimulating community of learners guided by a culture that embodies:
    • Openness of communication
    • Diversity of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives
    • Mutual respect and cooperation
    • Critical inquiry, constant questioning and continuing
    • Assessment; and on-going research and scholarship
    • Encourage a detailed examination of the issues faced by organisations concerned with the effective management of employees in order to satisfy the needs of the organisation as well as the individual
    • Cover Human Resource areas such as recruitment, supervision, job analysis, industrial relations, career development, and performance management
    • Enhance the capability of educational administrators to handle the management of human resources in a more professional, and informed manner
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of various theories, issues, and HR management through class discussions, assignments and activities, that require them to reflect on their beliefs about the role of HRM in meeting the goals of the organisation and responding to a highly competitive workplace
  2. Use problem-solving techniques to frame, analyse and resolve problems related to Strategic Human Resource Management
  3. Demonstrate their ability to initiate, and engage in critical thinking and debate related to the management of human resources
  4. Identify and critique a variety of theories of HRM
  5. Examine his/her professional code of ethics and values as they relate to the role of a Human Resource Manager
  6. Demonstrate their ability to apply appropriate management techniques and group processes in the planning and delivery of a group presentation
  7. Use appropriate interpersonal skills during class interactions, small group activities and completing a group assignment

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

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Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.

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