Workforce Demography and Planning

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Workforce Demography and Planning

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, International Management, Leadership

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    12 credit points inlcuding DEM127 or MKTG127 or HRM107

  • 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 unit will introduce students to some important trends in and methods of analysis of the demography of workforces in Australia and selected overseas countries. The trends will include those at the national level and case studies of particular organisations, industries and professions. The national-level trends will be related to underlying changes in the size and composition of population, as well as to changing patterns of workforce participation. Some of the simpler methods of projecting future trends will be introduced. Workforce planning issues relating to recent and projected trends will be discussed.

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.