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MGF3420

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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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
OfferedNot offered in 2015
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
  4. explain and apply models of career management and other emerging HRD themes.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%

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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