Workforce Planning (7998.3)
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|School Of Management||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 outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of why workforce planning is important for organisations;
2. Identify the elements of a workforce plan;
3. Demonstrate an understanding of how workforce planning underpins effective succession planning and talent management;
4. Demonstrate an understanding of how workforce planning underpins effective diversity management; and
5. Demonstrate an understanding of how workforce planning underpins the effective implementation of flexible work practices.
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 - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
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
PrerequisitesCompletion of any two of the following:
6354 Managing Human Resources,
7878 Organisational Behaviour,
7075 Leadership, Innovation & Change,
6384 Industrial Relations,
6403 Developing Human Resources,
6370 Managing Pay & Performance,
9529 Principles of HRM,
9526 Principles of Organisational Behaviour,
9533 Management Leadership
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The prescribes text for this Unit is: Bailey, C. Mankin, D. Kelliher, C. and Garavan, T.C. (2018). Strategic Human Resource Management Second Edition, Oxford, United Kingdom, Oxford University Press and is available from the University Coop Bookstore. Note the publisher has advised an e-book version is available from the publishers website VitalSource.
There is also a supplementary reading list. See the Guideline on the Unit Canvas site.
Students are expected to attend the majority of workshops, to co-facilitate a discussion topic in one workshop during the semester and actively participate in all workshop activity. Students who elect not to attend the workhops, attend irregularly or attend and not make an observable contribution should not expect to attract many of the marks allocated for student engagement.
None other than those specified in 6a, Students are also required to complete all assessment tasks and achieve a mark of 50% or more to pass this unit.
Required IT skills
You are expected to have or to gain general computer skills sufficient to undertake research and to prepare written assignments, including Microsoft Office, conducting internet searchers including academic data bases, and general email correspondence. Youare also expected to have or to gain the ability to use the Unit's Canvas website including uploaded assignments to drop boxes and access literature from the reading list.
Work placement, internships or practicums
The major project assignment is a simulated WiL assessment task.
Where required further detail of items mentioned in this Unit Outline will be supplied via the Moodle site for this Unit.