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MGT8043 Contemporary Issues in HRM

Short Description: Contemporary Issues in HRM
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Management and Enterprise
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 080303 - Human Resource Management
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 18 February 2019

Other requisites

Students may be required to submit a video recording of a self presentation as part of the assessment in this course.


The majority of this course requires students to engage in self-directed learning and independent desktop-based research. Students will be expected to nominate and examine in detail two (2) contemporary or emerging issues relevant to human resource management policy and practice and the impact that these issues have or potentially could have, on an organisation's ability to effectively manage its human resources. The selected issues will be analysed for their influence on human resource policy and operations, for their impact on various organisational stakeholders and teams, and for their implications on ethics and professionalism in HR practice. As this course deals with contemporary and emerging issues the topics examined by students will change as new issues arise. Students can expect to present the analysis of, and justification for solutions to HRM issues, through the submission of written reports and presentations. Students with prior knowledge and/or experience in HRM will be best equipped to manage this course. Students without HRM knowledge or experience should pursue further reading about the roles and practice of HRM as an additional aspect of their self-directed learning in this course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online