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APSY621 - Recruitment & SelectionRecruitment and selection are critical to achieving organisational goals and employee growth. In this postgraduate course, you will be learning the best practices for attracting and hiring the most appropriate talent for a job role. We will be covering three key stages in the recruitment and selection process: 1) conducting a job analysis, and 2) developing and 3) validating a selection system. Throughout the course, you will apply what you are learning to a class project—a job analysis.
At the end of the course, you will be able to:1. Conduct a job analysis, and create verifiable job descriptions and specifications.2. Develop tools for a selection system informed by a job specification.3. Determine the validity of selection decisions.4. Critique the strengths and limitations of methodologies used in personnel psychology.5. Justify the value of personnel psychology in contemporary workplace practices.6. Exercise and adapt strategies for working in a team, including efficient project delegation, routine communication, the delegation of work, and building team cohesion.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Jennifer Hoi Ki Wong
There is no textbook for this course. Each seminar meeting has a required reading list and tasks to guide your learning on a particular topic.
Domestic fee $1,051.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
Maximum enrolment is 15
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