Integrating and Aligning Human Capital (11196.2)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Business School||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced 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. Understand the theory and concepts associated with strategic human resource management including the developments in this evolving field of study;
2. Understand the role and competencies of an HR professional in HRM strategy, reflect on the learning and development relevant to the student's professional life, and curate evidence for a learning portfolio;
3. Analyse interpret and extend the research on human and social capital and strategic HRM in relation to change and improvement in employee wellbeing, operational and corporate performance;
4. Understand, apply and advocate sound ethical principles in context and the use of more complex HR metrics in evidence-based decision-making relating to investment in or the evaluation of HRM practice;
5. Analyse the key factors driving organisational change, changes in the future of work and the workforce (including inclusion, ICT and internationalisation) in a given context in response to a dynamic organisational environment;
6. Understand and apply industry research on strategic HRM in a given organisational context and identifying the scope for improvements in HRM practices and HRM strategy formulation and implementation; and
7. Demonstrate clearly in writing the results of research and analysis of organisational HRM capability in a dynamic organisational content.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
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
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 - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Prerequisites11191 Managing Human Capital.
Assumed knowledgeUnderstanding of theory and practice in human capital and human resource management.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||06 February 2023||Flexible||Dr Doug Jackman|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||05 February 2024||Flexible||Dr Doug Jackman|
The prescribed text for this Unit is Bailey, C. Mankin, D. Kelliher, C. and Garvan, T.C. (2018). Strategic Human Resource Management, Second Edition, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. Students can purchase a copy online from a range of suppliers. Copies are available on reserve from the University of Canberra Library.
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
Students are required to self-assess all assessment items. Details of this requirement and the rubrics for these assignments is available from the Guideline for this Unit on the Unit Canvas site.
Special assessment requirements
Students are required to complete all assessment items and achieve a mark of 50% or more to pass this Unit
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Students are expected to demonstrate a high degree of responsibility for their own learning in relation to this unit and demonstrate they are autonomous learners.
Required IT skills
Students need to be able to access the Canvas site to access resource material including the pre-recorded lecture and to submit assignments
Students need to be able to demonstrate they can undertake research using the university's electronic databases
Work placement, internships or practicums
The major assessment task in this unit is framed as a project-based, problem-based work situated learning assignment and as such is a simulation of work integrated learning.