MGT2004 People Development
To satisfactorily complete and lodge course assessments (other than the examination) 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. The course leader will use the Study Desk forums to make announcements about the course. Students are required to actively monitor course discussion forums on the Study Desk on a regular [minimum twice weekly] basis and contribute appropriately.
It is well-known today that people are at the centre-stage as organisations strive towards being more successful. It is also generally acknowledged that the people employed by organisations have, in general, a tremendous amount of talent and potential. The challenge for organisations is often to unlock and develop this. Through doing so, organisations may be able to not only develop the people, but the organisation as a whole. The underlying philosophy is therefore that through the development of human resources, organisations develop as well and are hence put in a better position to be able to compete and be successful. MGT2004 is an introduction to the areas of learning and development in organisations from a human resource development perspective. This course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to meet strategic organisational human resource development requirements. The course explores learning and development concepts and approaches and the role of learning and development as a strategic partner to management. You will learn how to design, implement and evaluate systems for learning in organisations as part of a strategic approach to human resource development. Students should note that this is a second-level specialist human resources course.