This online Human Resource Management Principles unit offers you an opportunity to advance your understanding of HR functions and learn how to effectively manage human resources in the workplace.
Delivered through Open Universities Australia in conjunction with Griffith University, the unit is geared towards HR students, business professionals and managers who find themselves in need of foundational HR skills.
The unit is highly practical and designed to equip you with the real-world skills needed to maximise efficiency and productivity in the area of human resources.
Students are trained across core HR functions such as recruitment, selection and retention; and are taught to develop strategic considerations in the management of diverse people and environments found in today’s modern workplace.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have completed the following unit as it is considered an academic equivalent:
Human Resource Management
Areas of study
In this HR unit, the topics you will study include:
Strategic human resource management
Human resource planning
Human resource information management systems
HRM and the law
Job design and quality of work life
Recruiting human resources
Appraising and managing performance
Human resource development
Rewarding human resources
Employee health and safety
International human resource management
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. 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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