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This course examines contemporary issues in human resource management (HRM). We look at applying HRM-related theory, processes, and interventions, as ways in which HRM can exert a positive influence on how organisations function. We use readings, case studies, and engagement with practitioners to provide a highly interactive learning experience.
This course examines contemporary issues in managing people in organisations (HRM). In a context of rapid, disruptive change, a key challenge for leaders is to build high performing organisations that can quickly adapt to new situations. This capacity is developed through people-related processes. We look at applying theory, processes, and interventions in order to produce positive changes in how organisations function. The course includes developing skills for diagnosing organisational opportunities and challenges, and interventions to enable building adaptive capacity in people and organisations.The estimated workload breakdown of this course is as follows:Lectures 24 hoursLecture and workshop Preparation 60 hoursFirst assignment 33 hoursSelf-directed project 33 hoursTotal 150 hours
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Employable, innovative and enterprising
Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
Engaged with the community
Students will have observed and understood a culture within a community by reflecting on their own performance and experiences within that community.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
Subject to approval of the Head of Department
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Provided on Learn
Domestic fee $1,037.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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