HRM528 Strategic Human Resource Management (8)

This subject emphasises the role of the human resource management professional in the strategy development and implementation process. A range of concepts, theories and models which aim to integrate the various functional areas of human resource management with business strategy will be examined. A variety of issues and challenges in the development of a strategic approach to human resource management practice are explored.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
Online
Wagga Wagga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: HRM528. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Management and Marketing

Enrolment Restrictions

Postgraduate students only.

Assumed Knowledge

HRM502

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain the meaning of strategic human resource management and the role human resource managers should play in carrying out the strategic objectives of the organisation;
  • be able to analyse and evaluate an organisation's business strategy to produce informed, relevant and well-communicated business advice relating to the application of ethical and sustainable strategic human resource management;
  • be able to identify crucial stakeholders at all levels (internally and externally), make informed decisions, influence outcomes, and offer input into business strategy; and
  • be able to evaluate human resource management strategies to determine impact and outcomes on overall business short and long term strategies.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The need for a strategic approach to HRM
  • The changing HRM scene
  • Theoretical concepts of strategic management
  • Integrating HRM and business strategy
  • Strategic HRM and the HRM professional
  • Strategic recruitment and selection
  • Retention strategies
  • Performance management and strategic HRM
  • Knowledge management
  • Strategic human resource development
  • Change management and diversity
  • Strategic rhetoric and operational reality

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of HRM528 in Session 1 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Title
Value %
1
Concept map and video
10
2
Shrm article: review and critique
40
3
Discussion forum activity
10
4
Shrm journey: reflective essay
40

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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