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MGX9950 - Human resource development

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Richard Cooney


Caulfield Summer semester A 2007 (On-campus)


This unit offers a broad perspective on the development of human resources within organisations by examining the role of training and development and career development within the Human Resource Management function of a business enterprise. It examines major theories relevant to human resource development and career development, including human capital theory, the theory of the psychological contract and the theory of the learning organisation.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual Assignment (3000 words): 30%, Individual Assignment (3000 words): 30%, Examination (2 hours): 40%.

Contact hours

3 hours of class contact per week.