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Postgraduate | GRF-EHR708 | 2024

The Purpose and Future of Work

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With the changes to the global economy, the way people work is changing. Learn about the likely impacts of automation, outsourcing, knowledge work, collaboration and organisational change. Understand strategies to plan for the future of work.

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Study method
100% online
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 4 Mar 2024
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The Purpose and Future of Work

About this subject

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

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the major influences that are shaping the future of work like the emerging changes in technology/automation, datafication, digitization, work arrangements and their implications for the workforce, organisations and jobs.
    2. Use a range of theoretical perspectives and research to critically evaluate the challenges /opportunities for the future world of work, human capital and HRM strategies.
    3. Assess and demonstrate digital literacy / digital communication skills necessary for job readiness for the emerging employment market and integrating the learning with professional development goals.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio/Visual equipment

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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