Evidence-based Practice in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 14 weeks
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Awarded by: Griffith University
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

An online postgraduate unit provided by Griffith University and Open Universities Australia, Evidence-based Practice in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations incorporates research in fields such as sociology, psychology and labour economics to introduce evidence based practice and the intellectual foundations of human resources management. You will study topics such as perspectives on evidence, accessing and evaluating research and ways of knowing to develop a fuller understanding of HRM and employment relations, and how they can be employed to address a wide range of issues.

On completion of this unit, you will be able to trace the intellectual foundations of human resource management and use research and analysis to formulate recommendations. You will be able to describe evidence-based practice both in general terms and with specific reference to HRM and ER, and integrate acquired research skills to form the basis of practice and problem solving.

This unit employs a range of instructional methods, including audio/video conferencing, discussion forums, online assignment submission and web links. You will be assessed on the completion of three assignments based on the learning tools you develop throughout the unit.

Eligibility

In order to enrol, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Master of Employment Relations, Griffith University

Areas of study

In this Evidence-based Practice in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Introduction and overview
  • Perspectives on evidence
  • The intellectual foundations of HRM
  • Ways of knowing
  • Introduction to research evidence
  • Accessing and evaluating research
  • Using research to solve problems
  • Strategy and EBP

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Master of Employment Relations, Griffith University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

Human resource management and employment relations are key areas of practically any major organisation. The ability to effectively manage people in the workplace is a highly desirable skill that can open up career opportunities at a variety of levels, from taking charge of a small team to overseeing training and employment relationships across large-scale organisations.

Evidence-based Practice in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations is a core unit of the Masters Degree in Employment Relations, also offered by Griffith University. This course helps to deepen your understanding of key issues pertaining to employment relations strategy in the workplace.

Successful graduates of this course develop the tools to take a leading role in formulating and implementing policy in the context of ever-evolving national, international and industry based employment practices. Job opportunities can include high-level human resource management, consultancy roles, heading or liaising with unions and recruitment.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Evidence-based Practice in Human Resource Management and Employment Relations from Griffith University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA's full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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