HRM210 Human Resource Management (8)


The aim is to develop an appreciation and understanding of human resource management from both the specialist and generalist perspective. In this respect how the role of the human resource manager fits into an organisational framework, and how this role contributes to better people management, will be analysed.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
InternalCSU Study Centre Melbourne
InternalCSU Study Centre Sydney
InternalCY O'Connor - Muresk Institute
InternalOrange Campus
InternalPort Macquarie
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
InternalAlbury-Wodonga Campus
InternalBathurst Campus
InternalCanberra Inst. of Technology
InternalNorthern Sydney Institute
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: HRM210
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Management and Marketing

Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed RMMN3651. Not available to students who have completed HRM200.
Incompatible subject(s)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
be able to critically discuss the evolution of human resource management;
relate the human resource management models to managerial problems;
explain the major functions, techniques and procedures in human resource management such that both productivity and quality of life are enhanced for yourself and for those you influence;
report how the broad human resource management function must be the joint effort of all managers in the organisation;
identify the ethical implications of human resource management and critically discuss how to manage such situations;
identify and explain the strategic challenges facing human resource management; and
critically analyse and make recommendations for improvement of human resource management practices.


The subject will cover the following topics:
Human Resource Management and its theoretical base Human resource planning Job analysis and design Recruitment, selection and equal employment opportunity Performance management Human Resource Development Rewarding human resources Occupational health and safety International perspective on human resource management Human resource information systems Assessing human resource management effectiveness Developing/emerging issues in human resource management.


The information contained in the 2015 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 25 August 2014. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.