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MGT B440

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STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

MGT B440

More information: Course Guide

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Course Start Date
Aut 2022
Course Level
Higher
Length in Terms
2 terms
Credits
10
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
14,200
Future Terms
Aut 23
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2022
Higher2 terms10
English
14,200
Aut 23

Course Coordinator: To be announced

Advisory prerequisite(s)
You are advised to have studied MGT B240.

Aims
This course aims to develop students’ knowledge of the broader context of the challenges facing organizations and how organizations can deploy HRM strategies and action plans to cope with those challenges. It provides students with a specialized understanding of the critical strategic HRM issues.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • Meanings of strategic human resource management
  • Contemporary contexts of strategic human resource management
  • Talent management I: Staffing and resourcing
  • Talent management II: Employee involvement, engagement and development
  • Talent management III: Retention and career progression
  • Researching and measuring the impact of HRM activities
  • Managing HRM with technologies
  • Ethics in HRM: Health and safety
  • Ethics in HRM: Equal opportunities & diversity
  • International human resource management

Learning support
There will be eleven two-hour tutorials.

Assessment
There are three assignments and one examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Set book(s)
A custom textbook will be provided.