Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008.Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Entry to this subject is restricted to students who have completed 75 points of level-1 subjects (commerce or non-commerce).|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr A Barsky (S1), to be advised (S2)
|Subject Overview:|| |
As businesses seek to utilise all resources to improve their competitive advantage, the importance of fully utilising human resources becomes more pronounced. The effective management of human resources can assist an organisation to realise its strategic objectives and satisfy individual needs. This subject provides an overview of the primary concerns associated with Human Resource Management (HRM). Topics covered include: the importance of HRM in organisations; external factors influencing HRM; planning and forecasting human resource requirements; recruitment and selection; performance management; reward systems; careers and mentoring; HRM outcomes and current issues in HRM. This subject incorporates up-to-date issues and explains the key functions involved in successful management of an organisation's human resources.
|Assessment:||A 2-hour examination (60%) and assignment(s) totalling not more than 4000 words (40%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||To be advised.|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) |
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) and Bachelor of Computer Science
Graduate Diploma in Management Studies
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