HRM210 Human Resource Management (8)

Employees' performance and commitment are recognised as critical drivers of organisational success, and the role of Human Resource Management (HRM) in aligning people management strategies with the strategic objectives of the organisation is important in today's dynamic operating environment. This subject will provide students with foundational knowledge of HRM and its theoretical base, and will cover key activities and functions of HRM. The subject will also examine the strategic role that HRM plays in helping organisations meet the competitive pressures of modern business.

Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CY O'Connor - Muresk Institute
Canberra Inst. of Technology
Wagga Wagga Campus
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Albury-Wodonga Campus
Bathurst Campus
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Port Macquarie
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. 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
Enrolment restrictions

Not available to students who have completed HRM200.

Subject Relationships
HRM200 There is significant overlap in content.
Incompatable Subjects
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to critically discuss the evolution of HRM and its theoretical base;
  • be able to critically examine the role of HRM in contributing to the realisation of business goals and satisfying employee needs;
  • be able to explain the major functions, techniques, procedures and systems in HRM;
  • be able to articulate how the broad HRM function is a joint effort of all managers in the organisation;
  • be able to identify the ethical implications of HRM and critically discuss how these can be managed;
  • be able to identify and critically examine the challenges facing HRM; and
  • be able to provide recommendations for enhancing HRM practices.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • HRM and its theoretical base
  • Human Resource Planning (HRP)
  • Job analysis and design and Quality of work life
  • Recruitment, selection and Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO)
  • Appraising and managing performance
  • Human Resource Development (HRD)
  • Career planning and development
  • Rewarding human resources
  • Workplace Health and Safety (WHS)
  • International Human Resource Management (IHRM)
  • Human Resource Information Management Systems (HRIMS)
  • Assessing human resource management effectiveness
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.