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HRM and Employment Relations Strategy

Postgraduate | GRF-EHR707 | 2024

Examine where employment relations and HR management intersect. Draft your own employment relations strategies.Ask if organisations are more influenced by the push of legislation or the pull of internal strategy when defining employment relations.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024

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HRM and Employment Relations Strategy

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject, you should be able to:

    1. Gain theoretical knowledge in terms of understanding the centrality of key human resource management and employment relations issues as an integral part of organizational strategy; the difference between the role of context ('best fit') and universalism ('best practice') in strategic HRM and the contemporary emphasis placed on the resource-based view of the firm
    2. Gain practical knowledge in terms of what HRM can and ought to contribute to organisational and individual performance; sectoral differences in driving HR strategy; incorporate the role of technology, knowledge management and metrics/analytics
    3. Achieve professional competency by learning problem solving, decision making, communication and teamwork skills as a manager of people

    This course evaluates student performance for Assurance of Learning purposes for the program learning objective (PLO): Apply evidence based research at an advanced level using innovative, creative and entrepreneurial approaches in business contexts.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • OUA-PSU-GCE-2024 - Postgraduate Single Subjects
  • UNE-PRO-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Professional Practice
  • GRF-EMP-MAS-2024 - Master of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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