HRM502 Human Resource Management (8)

This subject is an introduction to human resource management in organisations, with a focus on developing technical solutions that are practical and effective in meeting business goals. Studying this subject will help you to make a difference to the performance of your organisation or your part of an organisation, as well as helping you to develop broader skills in critical thinking, communication, research and group learning.


Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Melbourne
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Sydney
Wagga Wagga Campus
Session 3 (90)
On Campus
CSU Study Centre Sydney
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

Postgraduate students only.
Not available to students who have completed HRM571 or HRM515.

Subject Relationships
HRM515 Paired SubjectHRM571 Significant Overlap
Incompatable Subjects
HRM515 HRM571
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to provide realistic, theoretically-sound and well-informed technical HR solutions to meet the business requirements of organisations;
  • be able to propose and critically evaluate plausible alternative HR solutions to business problems;
  • be able to engage with contemporary digital platforms to develop, communicate and review HR solutions;
  • be able to work effectively with peers to develop, synthesise and negotiate group responses to HR problems through role play and other group processes;
  • be able to access, appraise and critically apply academic and professional literature in the formulation of business-relevant HR recommendations and solutions; and
  • be able to reflect on learning processes that involve individual, group and technology-mediated environments.
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • HRM making a difference
  • HR planning
  • Work design
  • Diversity, recruitment & selection
  • Performance management & reward
  • Employee development in the workplace
  • Workplace health and safety
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.