BUSM 3059 Processes and Evaluation in Employment Relations

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 200575

Coordinator Louise Ingersoll Opens in new window

Description This unit applies theory and skills developed throughout the discipline in Human Resource Management to real-world organisational and policy challenges and opportunities. Students will develop and use employment relations concepts and "metrics" to design implementation plans and to evaluate policies, practices and change initiatives. Students' skills in communication and problem solving will be assured in this unit.

School Business

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) BUSM 1023

Equivalent Subjects LGYA 4642 - Human Resources Development Seminar

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Analyse theoretical foundations of employment relations;
  2. Apply theoretical foundations of employment relations to practice;
  3. Design and implement a number of quantitative and qualitative measures of employment relations performance to a range of organisations and policies;
  4. Design, implement and evaluate a Human Resources strategy for a client scenario;
  5. Create a portfolio to reflect achievement in the subject.

Subject Content

- peer employment relations strategy ? engaged learning and The HR advantage
- The role of culture and values
- Intended HR practices and organisational performance
- The role of line managers and employee perceptions
- HR architecture and employment sub-systems
- professional business communication
- HR consulting and decision making

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Essay 1,500 words in total 35 N Individual
Portfolio 3,000 word report and 5 minute video 40 N Group
Reflection 1,000 words 25 N Individual

Prescribed Texts

  • Purcell, J, Kinnie, N, Swart, J, Rayton, B & Hutchinson, S, 2009 People management and performance, Routledge, Oxon.

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 2

Wsu Online

Online

Subject Contact Ildiko Volcz Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Semester 2

Bankstown

Day

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Campbelltown

Day

Subject Contact Louise Ingersoll Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Online

Online

Subject Contact Louise Ingersoll Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta City - Macquarie St

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Subject Contact Dominic Mcloughlin Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Subject Contact Dominic Mcloughlin Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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