Human Resources Management

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Human Resources Management

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Australian Culture, Business, Business Administration, Business Management, Communication, Human Resources, Intercultural Communications, Intercultural Management, International Business, Leadership

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

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

    This subject explores the strategic and operational issues involved in managing staff in the workplace. It examines the challenges facing human resource managers in contemporary Australian organisations and seeks to develop an understanding of human resource management practices in our continually changing social, economic, industrial relations and organisational environments.
    This subject will explore the reasons underpinning the increasing recognition of human resource management (HRM) within organisations as well as the field's underlying purposes.Throughout this subject an emphasis is placed on a strategic approach to HRM in addition to the functional and operational aspects.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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.