Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject is can be taken entirely online via the University's Learning Management System (LMS), or taken as a multi-modal subject for students who study on-campus. The subject will be open on LMS approximately two weeks prior to the subject commencement date.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 170 hours |
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Students must be able to perform word processing, use Excel spreadsheets, and have a reasonable understanding of the Internet and the University’s Learning Management System.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to field excursions and laboratory activities. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and Disability Liaison http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Ruth Nettle
Managers in both small-medium enterprises and larger organisations require an understanding of the strategic and operational role of human resource management (HRM). It has long been recognised that the effective deployment and development of human resources constitutes one of the key areas of competitive advantage for modern organisations.
The subject introduces principles of strategic HRM for organisations and evaluates models and approaches for the performance of key HRM functions applicable to a large range of agri-food and agri-business organisations across value chains (e.g. farms, processors, professional services, government, R&D organisations). Topics include: human resources planning; job analysis and design; recruitment and selection; managing diversity and work-life balance; performance management; remuneration and reward; training and skills development; industrial relations and workplace health and safety; human resources leadership.
The subject builds on the Leadership subject (NRMT90017) in identifying the contribution of HRM to organisational development and organisational effectiveness.
The objective of this subject is to extend the participant’s ability to:
*Online discussion is an integral component of this subject. It is a hurdle requirement that a minimum grade of 50% is achieved in this component.
Kramer, R., Bartram, T., De Cieri, H. (2013), Human Resource Management in Australia. 5th Edition, McGraw-Hill, Australia.
This textbook is available through the University Bookroom and as an e-book which can be purchased online.
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Further reading material will be available online.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
It is expected students will develop:
Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Sciences |
Graduate Certificate in Food Science
Graduate Diploma in Agribusiness for Veterinarians
Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Sciences
Graduate Diploma in Food Science
Master of Agribusiness
Master of Agribusiness (Coursework)
Master of Agricultural Science
Master of Animal Science
Master of Food Science
Master of Urban Horticulture
Master of Wine Technology and Viticulture
Postgraduate Diploma in Agricultural Science
Postgraduate Diploma in Food Science
100 Point (A) Master of Agricultural Sciences |
100 Point (B) Master of Agricultural Sciences
150 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
200 Point Master of Agricultural Sciences
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