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HRM20017 – Managing Workplace Relations

HRM20017     |       12.5 Credit Points       |       Location: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Duration                                             Contact hours

One Semester                                       36 hours

Prerequisites

Introduction to Management (MGT10001)

And

87.5 credit points

Corequisites

N/A

Aims and Objectives

This unit considers the legislative/structural, ideological, ethical, political and practical issues for human resource management in Australian and global contexts. It analyses implications and explores resolutions to manage workforces in an Industrial Relations context.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Identify and analyse the key elements of various pieces of legislation related to work in Australia

2. Explore, understand and apply the major industrial relations theories to assess the nature of the employment relationship with its key stakeholders

3. Conduct a comparative analysis of global labour market trends and labour market flexibility

4. Describe, evaluate, and utilise negotiation models

5. Undertake research individually or in groups, to investigate changes in collective and alternative agreements, at the workplace level.

General Skills Outcome

• Problem solving skills
• Analysis skills
• Communication skills
• Teamwork skills
• Ability to tackle unfamiliar problems