MGT1001 Foundations of Human Resource Management
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm.
This course focuses on how human resource management (HRM) can create sustainable value for organisations and society. Human well-being is given a central place in the strategy and implementation of human resource management in organisations and this approach emphasizes the importance of nurturing the cognitive, affective and behavioural qualities of people. This course presents the continuous-improvement HRM decision-making framework as a tool to develop critical and innovative thinking necessary to make HR-related decisions within the unique circumstances of any organisation - small, medium and large businesses and in private and public enterprises. The course concentrates on the process of effective strategic human resource management (SHRM) guiding students in how the HR practitioner turns theory into practice.