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MGC3420

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Glennis Hanley

Synopsis

This unit examines the strategic roles of human resource development in organisations: training; management and career development; and organisational development. Theories and factors affecting training outcomes; and economic, ethical, legal and financial considerations are considered also.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse the strategic importance of human resource development (HRD) in the success of organisations and within the context of environmental pressures and government policy
  2. evaluate the nature and importance of theories of learning in the development of HRD programs
  3. develop skills in identifying HRD needs, the development of objectives, the design of programs to meet objectives and the evaluation of programs
  4. explain and apply models of career management and other emerging HRD themes.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Prohibitions