MGM506 Strategic People Management (2)

The subject introduces the strategic nature of managing people who report directly to front line managers. It covers work allocation, methods to review performance, rewarding excellence and providing constructive feedback where improvement is identified. The subject makes the link between performance management and development to ensure key result areas and key performance indicators and standards are set and adhered to in a way that supports a positive organisational culture.


Micro Session 5 (72)
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: MGM506. 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



One session


School of Management and Marketing

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify and outline relevant legislative and regulatory requirements, including modern awards and enterprise agreements, related to managing people;
  • be able to apply and critically analyse performance management systems; and
  • be able to reflect on learning, and integrate prior knowledge and skills to attract, retain and motivate staff, and make appropriate recommendations in consultation with relevant stakeholders.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • An introduction to the study of managing people
  • Recruitment, selection & diversity management
  • Allocation of work in accordance with legislative requirements
  • Performance management
  • Rewards & talent management

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of MGM506 in Micro 6 2020. 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
Value %
Presentation on a performance management system
Report on recommendations for change

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.