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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Business and Economics


Managers face complex challenges related to human resource (HR) strategy and practice. In the field of human resource management (HRM), new issues and roles are being defined, and HR professionals are expected to participate as strategic business partners. The ability to effectively attract, select, develop and retain valued employees is critical for competitive advantage and success of the organisation.

The facultys Human resource management discipline is designed to develop expertise in managing HR in the context of external and organisational change, new employment relationships, globalisation and a changing workforce. Students will develop an understanding of strategic HRM and its importance in enhancing organisational performance, and of the challenges of implementing HR strategies into organisations.

The discipline provides comprehensive coverage of key theoretical and research developments in the field and emphasises practical skill development and industry relevance.

Related disciplines:

Students may be interested in the following disciplines which have some relationship to Economics:

  • Econometrics
  • Economics

Contact details

Graduate Student Office

Telephone: +61 3 9903 1400

Fax: + 61 3 9903 1357


Relevant Courses

  • 2778 Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • 2099 Master of Human Resource Management

Students can also select Human resource management units as part of the following course:

  • 0105 Master of Management