Understanding H.R.M:People Leadership

Subject EDUC90522 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start 15-Jul-2015
Teaching Period 24-Jul-2015 to 22-Aug-2015
Assessment Period End 15-Oct-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 16-Jul-2015
Census Date 07-Aug-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 11-Sep-2015

Pre-teaching period:

During the pre-teaching period, students will be required to complete reading that will be provided via LMS.

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.

The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the HDisability Liaison Unit websiteH: Hhttp://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/H


Assoc Prof Lawrie Drysdale


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Subject Overview:

A study of human resource management policy and planning, current issues in human resource management in education, human resource functions and activities including job evaluation and selection, work design, staffing practices, working terms, conditions and employment; performance management; remuneration; staff training, productivity issues and staff relations.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  • Will be able to understand and map the role of human resources in a range of educational setting
  • Be able to identify the critical issues and challenges facing the workplace and the managing people in educational settings
  • Identify key strategies for implementing change, talent management, professional learning and improved productivity in the workplace

A paper of 5,000 words addressing the course objectives (100 per cent)

Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • develop skills in analysis and implementation in a variety of contexts;
  • develop their capacity for critical review of conceptual E.R. and HRM approaches and the practical outcomes of these in a variety of contexts;
  • develop higher order case study skills;
  • Understand of human capital and its relation to organization.
Links to further information: www.education.unimelb.edu.au
Related Course(s): Master of Education (Educational Management)
Master of Education (Educational Management)
Master of Education (Educational Management)
Master of Education (Stream 100A) Coursework and Thesis A

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