Managing Human Capital (11191.3)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Business School||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain the core theories and concepts of human capital management and human resource management (HRM) including developments in these fields of study;
2. Identify the dimensions of the competencies and core knowledge of an HR professional, and determine relevance to the student's professional life upon the learning and development;
3. Apply industry research regarding one or more areas of traditional and contemporary HRM practice to the selected organisational context; and
4. Communicate clearly the results of research and analysis of HRM practice regarding the practice-related projects within the selected organisational context.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
4. UC graduates are able to demonstrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing - communicate and engage with Indigenous Australians in ethical and culturally respectful ways
Equivalent units6354 Managing Human Resources
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||06 February 2023||On-Campus||Dr Robin Ladwig|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||06 February 2023||Online||Dr Robin Ladwig|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||05 February 2024||On-Campus||Dr Robin Ladwig|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||05 February 2024||Online||Dr Robin Ladwig|
The required text for 11191 Managing Human Capital G is shown below. There are other useful scholarly texts on talent management that you may access from the library:
Nankervis, A., Baird, M., Coffey, J., & Shields, J. (2023). Human Resource Management: Strategy and Practice, Australia: Cengage Learning.
Harney, B., & Collings, D. G. (2021). Navigating the shifting landscapes of HRM. Human Resource Management Review, 31(4), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hrmr.2021.100824
While a scholarly text on talent management is being recommended but not prescribed there are also many other texts on talent management as well as generalist texts on human resource management that are widely available and some of these will be accessible from the library catalogue and include the following:
- Sparrow, P., Scullion, H., & Tarique, I. (2012). Strategic Talent Management Contemporary Issues in the International Context, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
- Martin, M., & Whiting, F. (2013). Human Resource Practice, 6th Edition, United Kingdom: CIPD.
- Marchington, M., Wilkinson, A., Donnelly, R., & Kynighou, A, (2016). Human Resource Management at Work, 6th Edition, United Kingdom: CIPD.
The text required for this Unit is an e-text - Nankervis, A., Baird, M., Coffey, J. & Shields, J. (2023). Human Resource Management: Strategy and Practice. 11th Edition, Australia: Cengage Learning.
Students are encouraged but not required to obtain the e-Text via Cengage Australia in order to access the e-text.
Chapters required for each Module/Week are listed in the Reading List on the unit's UCLearn site.
Other readings are identified on the unit's UCLearn site - please check this site regularly.
We encourage you to actively participate in the workshops and online module activities as it will enhance your opportunity to learn and your understanding for the relevant assessment tasks.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums