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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Highlights the importance of strategic human resource management to tourism and hospitality organisations within Australian and international contexts. Students gain an appreciation of the value of people to organisations while critically engaging with contemporary research literature relating to workplace management issues. Uses a student-focused strategy developing case-study analysis and critical thinking.

Unit content

  • An introduction to strategic HRM
  • Engaging and motivating employees
  • Managing knowledge in organisations
  • Diversity management and quality of work-life
  • Employment relations
  • Dispute resolution and negotiation
  • HR planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection
  • Training and development
  • Performance and reward management
  • International HRM

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 critically reflect on the importance of people and human capital to organisations in the tourism, hospitality and events industries
2 critically engage with contemporary research into human resource and workplace management
3 identify and analyse current and future trends for human resource and workplace management in the tourism, hospitality and events industries
4 apply contemporary human resource and workplace theory to case study examples.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. critically reflect on the importance of people and human capital to organisations in the tourism, hospitality and events industries
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. critically engage with contemporary research into human resource and workplace management
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. identify and analyse current and future trends for human resource and workplace management in the tourism, hospitality and events industries
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  4. apply contemporary human resource and workplace theory to case study examples.
    • GA1:
    • GA2: