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MGT1001 Foundations of Human Resource Management

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Management and Enterprise

Other requisites

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 //www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

This course provides an introduction to human resource management (HRM) to develop a conceptual understanding of the field of HRM by presenting an overview of the principles, theories and practices related to HRM. The focus is on how the human resources component contributes to creating competitive advantage and sustainable value for organisations and society. The primary emphasis is the linkage between HRM and organisational strategy. The course concentrates on the process of effective strategic human resource management (SHRM) guiding students in understanding and effectively dealing with HRM related issues in small, medium and large businesses and in private and public enterprises.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2014 External
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Toowoomba