Human Resources Management

Unit description


Business Analytics 
This unit helps students to understand how business analytics can guide and inform business decisions. In particular, it focuses on developing one’s ability to collect the data, analyse it and use the results of analysis in practice. Workshops of this programme are very practical and help students to develop analytical skills and be able to work on various business analysis tasks. Finally, this unit offers students challenging but exciting opportunities to enhance their business management skills, and work collaboratively and creatively. 


Change Management 

This unit examines contemporary change management theories and the various contexts in which they may be applied. The unit looks at the theories of organisational change, change management techniques, and the role of leadership and organisational culture in the success or failure of organisational change initiatives. 

Employment Relations in Asia 
This unit provides an introduction to employment relations environments in Asia. It includes examinations of collective bargaining, dispute management, labour market conditions, the role of government, unions and employer associations, and other workplace issues. 


Organisational Theory and Behaviour 
This unit provides an overview of the dynamics of individual and group behaviour in organisations, as well as explore organisational theories and management processes. Students will investigate how individual, team and organisational processes affect behaviour in order to develop skills in identifying and solving problems to maximise organisational efficiency and productivity.


Talent Acquisition 
Attracting and retaining talent is essential to organisational success in the 21st century, and organisations need well-considered processes to attract, motivate and retain capable individuals. Talent acquisition is more than just filling job vacancies, it is an ongoing process that starts with a clear description of the job, followed by the identification and selection of talent to meet organisational needs. 


Talent Management 
Talent management is an organisation’s commitment to recruit, hire, retain and develop the most talented employees available in the job market. It is about finding the right people for the right jobs to achieve the strategic goals set forth by leadership. 


By matching people with situations, firms enable important individual-level outcomes like person-environment fit, job satisfaction, career opportunities and personal development. Likewise, talent management creates economic value for the firm and has a potential for competitive advantage. 


Workplace Law 
This unit examines the legal relationship between an employer and employee in Australia. It begins with a study of the individual contract of employment, focusing on the common law rights and duties of employers and employees, then proceeds to take an overview of relevant federal legislation. A particular interest is taken in the minimum standards, regulation of collective bargaining, industrial action, dismissal, and work health and safety.