HRM210 Human Resource Management (8)


Employees’ performance and commitment are recognised as critical drivers of organisational success. The role of Human Resource Management (HRM) in aligning people management strategies with the objectives of the organisation is thus becoming increasingly important. This subject will provide students with foundational knowledge of HRM theory, HRM’s key activities and functions, as well as its growing importance in relation to the competitive pressures facing modern organisations.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 1
InternalCSU Study Centre Melbourne
InternalCSU Study Centre Sydney
InternalCY O'Connor - Muresk Institute
InternalOrange Campus
InternalWagga Wagga Campus
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Session 2
InternalAlbury-Wodonga Campus
InternalBathurst Campus
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)Related subject(s)
HRM200 HRM200 There is a significant overlap in content.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to explain the role of HRM in contributing to the realisation of business goals and satisfying employees needs;
  • be able to identify and reflect on strategic and ethical HRM challenges and emerging issues;
  • be able to explain, analyse and assess HRM activities with a purpose of supporting achievement of business objectives; and
  • be able to explain and apply HRM models and methods, and assess the effectiveness of their applications.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Changing role of human resource management
  • Assessing human resource management effectiveness
  • Human resource planning and exit management
  • Job analysis and design
  • Recruitment and equal employment opportunity (EEO)
  • Selection and equal employment opportunity (EEO)
  • Performance management
  • Employee remuneration
  • Human Resource Development
  • Career planning and development
  • International human resource management
  • Workplace health and safety (WHS)


The information contained in the 2015 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 15 April 2015. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.