Human Resource Management

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Human Resource Management

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Human Resources

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Students must have successfully completed MGMT11-101 Organisational Behaviour OR CORE11-002 Leadership and Team Dynamics or equivalent prior to undertaking MGMT13-305. No prerequisite is necessary for study abroad students .

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Human Resource Management is an integral part of any manager's role. It is also a specialised field within management. The point of view taken in this subject is that of a line manager who needs to execute HR activities to effectively acquire, develop, utilise, and motivate his or her own staff and to liaise effectively with specialists. This subject develops grounding in techniques of human resource planning, staff selection and recruitment, performance appraisal, training and development, and compensation. The importance of aligning HR practices with company goals and strategies is emphasised.
    Learning Objectives
    1. Describe the concept of strategic human resource management. Assess the fit of HR practices to strategy in organisations.
    2. Explain why and how to do human resource planning and job analysis.
    3. Explain the legal environment for HRM in Australia.
    4. Critique recruitment and selection practices and suggest improved approaches, based on research and sound practice. Fully prepare to conduct a job interview.
    5. Describe effective practices in employee training and development.
    6. Advise on issues involving employee performance appraisal and performance management, discipline, and turnover.
    7. Describe and recommend appropriate employee compensation/remuneration practices.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.