Monash University Handbooks 2008

MGX5551 - Strategic human resource management

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Associate Professor Peter Gahan


Caulfield First semester 2008 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Evening)
Gippsland Second semester 2008 (Off-campus)


The interaction of external environment, organisational factors and strategic human resource management (SHRM) is examined from multiple perspectives. Topics may include strategic choices facing the organisation in the areas of business planning, building SHRM capabilities, transforming the HR function, and SHRM program evaluation. The implications of SHRM for organisational performance are examined.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


On campus: Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination (2 hours): 40%
OCL: Within semester assessment: 60%
Examination ( 2 hours): 40%

Contact hours

3-hour class per week, block mode


Students must have passed MGX9850 or equivalent and must have completed 24 points at 9000-level.

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