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BX2051 - Managing People

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

People are the major asset of any organisation. Managing People provides students with a solid foundation for understanding and addressing core issues, perspectives and decision-making procedures relating to the management of people (Human Resources). A central aim is to provide a framework for designing, implementing and maintaining Human Resource Management (HRM) practices which are contemporary, relevant and capable of sustaining organisations in competitive environments including those in tropical regions. This is achieved by discussion and analysis of numerous theoretical and practical examples from Australia and the international business environment. Topics include planning, recruitment and selection, performance management, workplace health & safety, accountability and workplace diversity. A practical and relevant 'Hot Topic' relating to managing people in the tropics will be woven through the subject. This subject is a core requirement for the Management and Human Resource Management Major.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain and examine HRM functions and practices;
  • apply theory and practices of HRM to managing people in organisations;
  • critically evaluate HRM functions, practices and strategies.

Subject Assessment

    Inadmissible
    Subject
    Combinations:
    MG2703

    Availabilities

    Townsville, Internal, Trimester 1
    Census Date 11-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    External, Trimester 1
    Census Date 11-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 0 hours
    • assessment and self-directed study
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

    Cairns, Internal, Trimester 1
    Census Date 11-Mar-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
    Census Date 05-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
    Census Date 08-Apr-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
    Census Date 05-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
    Census Date 09-Dec-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 38 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
    • assessment and self-directed study

    Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.