HRM562 Developing Individual Capabilities (8)
This subject is designed to provide a theoretical foundation for the contribution that training can be expected to make towards the development of the performance capabilities of management and employees. These performance capabilities will form the basis for the development of sustainable competitive advantage. Training and retraining will be necessary when an organisation shifts to a strategy requiring different skills, competitive capabilities, managerial approaches and operating methods.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
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
Assumed Knowledge
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to discuss the relationship of competencies and capabilities to the development of competitive advantage (Topic 1);
  • be able to discuss the place of people in developing these competencies and capabilities (Topic 1);
  • be able to discuss the importance of management development in providing competitive advantage (Topic 2);
  • be able to explain the effect that the new employment relationship is having on career management (Topic 3);
  • be able to discuss the role of HRD in the management of diversity (Topic 4);
  • be able to discuss the role of HRD in the development of nonstandard workers (Topic 5);
  • be able to identify the benefits of mentoring (Topic 6);
  • be able to discuss the benefits of coaching (Topic 6).
The subject will cover the following topics:
Topic 1: People as a Source of Competitive Advantage Topic 2: Management Development Topic 3: Career Management & Development Topic 4: HRD and Diversity Topic 5: HRD and Non-standard Workers Topic 6: Mentoring and Coaching
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

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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.