Managing Human Capital G (11418.4)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
| Shanghai, China
UC College, Bruce, ACT
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Business School||Graduate Level|| 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)
The aim of this unit is to introduce you to a complex body of theory and recent developments in professional practice in relation to the challenges of managing an organisation's human capital and to situate this field of study in relation to the study of strategic management and strategic human resource management.
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Analyse a complex body of theoretical knowledge on human capital management and as it relates to human resource management (HRM) including developments in these fields of study and areas of professional practice;
2. Reflect critically on theory and professional practice in relation to the characteristics of effective HRM practice in one or more practice areas and identify how they relate to employee wellbeing and effective individual performance life;
3. Critically review a complex body of knowledge including recent developments in relation to the factors driving organisational change, changes in the future of work and the workforce that have implications for workforce management; and
4. Integrate industry research in one or more areas of traditional and contemporary HRM practice in a selected organizational context that enhances employee wellbeing and job performance.
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 - 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 - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
This unit is an introduction to the fields of human capital management and human resource management. It provides an in-depth exploration of the management of human capital in contemporary organisations. The aim of this unit is to introduce you to a complex body of theory and recent developments can professional practice in relation to the challenges of managing an organisation’s human capital and to situate this field of study in relation to the study of strategic management and strategic human resource management.
Incompatible units11191 Managing Human Capital
Equivalent units9692 Human Resource Management PG
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Shanghai, China||MBA Trimester 3||03 October 2023||On-Campus||Dr Sidrah Asif|
|2023||Ningbo, China||MBA Trimester 3||03 October 2023||On-Campus||Dr Sidrah Asif|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||05 February 2024||Flexible||Dr Doug Jackman|
|2024||UC College, Bruce, ACT||Semester 1||05 February 2024||Flexible||Dr Sidrah Asif|
|2024||UC College, Bruce, ACT||Semester 2||29 July 2024||Flexible||Dr Sidrah Asif|
|2024||Ningbo, China||MBA Trimester 3||08 October 2024||On-Campus||Dr Sidrah Asif|
|2024||Shanghai, China||MBA Trimester 3||08 October 2024||On-Campus||Dr Sidrah Asif|
The prescribed textbook
- Nankervis, A Baird, M Coffey, J & Shields, J (2023), Human Resource Management, 11th Asia-Pacific Edition, Cengage Learning, Australia.
- Storey, J (1992), Developments in the Management of Human Resources, Blackwell UK.
- Davies, D, & Wei, L. (2011), Human Resources Management in China: Cases in HR Practice, Chandos Publishing, UK.
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
You are required to complete all assessment tasks by the due date (unless you have an assignment extension approved) and achieve a mark of 50% or more overall 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.
You are required to complete and submit all assessment tasks and achieve a mark of 50% or more to pass this Unit.
Students are expected to attend all five days of classes. Their attendance and contribution is part of the Unit's assessment model.
Required IT skills
You need to be proficient in the use of WORD, to be able to research online including using the University's databases and electronic journals. You will be advised by the lecturer in class of the procedure for submission of assessment items and the due dates.
Work placement, internships or practicums
The summative assessment task in this Unit is a work integrated learning simulation using a project-based, problem-based, work-situated learning approach.