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HRM532 International Human Resource Development (8)

Abstract

This subject examines human resource development from a cross-border perspective and identifies the changing role of the human resource development practitioner. It considers the affect on the workplace of globalisation and culture, and highlights the strategic importance of human resource development in the competitive global business environment.

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Subject information

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

Assumed Knowledge

Assumed knowledge for this subject is equivalent to that covered in HRM502.

Enrolment restrictions

Postgraduate Students Only

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify and explain the major factors influencing International HRD;
  • be able to formulate and recommend corporate strategies for development of key cross-border business staff;
  • be able to analyse and critique the contribution of HRD to cross-border corporate strategies;
  • be able to incorporate integration and differentiation into the design of International HRD programs;
  • be able to critically evaluate the contribution of learning and skill acquisition from different cultural contexts in the design of International HRD programs;
  • be able to differentiate between key aspects and stages in International HRD programs; and
  • be able to hypothesise key issues and challenges in the process of future International HRD activity.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
  • The globalisation of HRD
  • Culture and HRD
  • Developing training programs for global managers
  • HRD in global corporations
  • European, American, Asian and Pacific HRD perspectives
  • Career opportunities in global HRD
  • Competencies for global HRD practitioners
  • Preparation for global HRD assignments
  • Global HRD megatrends

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 20 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.