6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
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- Second semester 2017 (Day)
This unit explores the HRM theory and practice of managing workforces globally. Topics may include workforce planning in a global context, design of work processes and systems, and risk management in a dynamic environment.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- explain and critically evaluate the major challenges impacting on workforce planning in organisations
- integrate theoretical and empirical knowledge with practical examples
- evaluate and recommend human resource management solutions to global workforce challenges.
Within semester assessment: 60% + Examination: 40%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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