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MGX5631 - International human resource management

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Kate Hutchings


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


This unit advances prior learning in the fields of international management and human resource management. The specific area of inquiry in international human resource management is the personnel function in the increasingly diverse and complex environment of internationalisation. Based on the premise that people are a source of competitive advantage for international organisations, this unit analyses the environment, role and function of international HRM.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual assignment (2500 words): 25%
Individual assignment (3000 words): 35%
Syndicate written (4000 words): 40%

Contact hours

One 3-hour class per week


MGX9850 and a further 18 credit points of study at 9000-level