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MGF2656

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
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Professor Fang Cooke

Synopsis

This unit explores the HRM theory and practice of managing workforces globally. Topics may include workforce planning in a global context, design of work processes and systems, and risk management in a dynamic environment.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. explain and critically evaluate the major challenges impacting on workforce planning in organisations
  2. integrate theoretical and empirical knowledge with practical examples
  3. evaluate and recommend human resource management solutions to global workforce challenges.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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