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This course focuses on the application of human resource management strategies and practices in organisational settings. Attention is also given to the role of human resource planning and strategic approaches to human resource management
Creating capability and performance through people is a key issue for all organisations. This course examines some of the specific ways that organisations can achieve this.The course draws on principles covered in foundation courses such as MGMT207, and other MGMT papers. The content is an advanced exploration of how human resource management strategies and practices are applied in organisational settings. This aims to provide students with both in-depth knowledge of human resource management principles and theory as well as and understanding of how to apply these.Course WorkloadThe estimated workload breakdown for MGMT308 is :• Lectures 24 hours• Lecture Preparation - 36 hours• Group Assignment - 57 hours• Individual Assignment - 36 hoursTotal 150 hours
1. Analyse organisational settings and identify HRM issues that are present, as well as appropriate HRM approaches and interventions.2. Show how employee and HRM system issues can be aligned with the overall HRMstrategy of the organisation.3. Apply knowledge of HRM systems in developing an organisation's Strategic HR Plan.4. Appreciate the human resource implications of internationalising an organisation’s operations.5. Discuss global challenges in managing organisation’s Strategic HR, as well as the potential future role of HRM, in the 21st century.6. Understand the approaches to managing employee performance and engagement, as well as ways to boost these aspects.7. Understand and develop an HR portfolio to succeed in career in HRM.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
MGMT206 and MGMT207
Students must attend one activity from each section.
The assigned readings for each week are available on LEARN
Domestic fee $868.00
International fee $4,075.00
* 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.
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