Work and Employability
Tackle the responsibilities of the employer and the employee at an organisation. Address how matters like performance and communication should be managed in an effective workplace. Question the employee’s role in enhancing their own employability.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Explain key processes and strategies for managing people at work
- Understand the role of employers and how to manage people in organisations
- Understand the role of employees and the skills needed to enhance their employability
- Make connections between the subject content and their relevance personally and professionally
- Understand the importance of effective communication and interpersonal relations in the workplace.
- Introduction to the Labour Market and the World of Work
- Employer Strategy and Representation
- Employee Rights and Representation
- Employability (Careers, Networking and Social Media)
- Human Resource Planning and Recruitment and Selection
- Training and Talent Development
- People and Performance
- Rewards and Motivation
- Negotiation and Communication
- Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
- Workplace Health and Wellbeing
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This subject was previously known as Employment Relations.
This subject provides students with content related to organisations, people and employability, covering contemporary workplace issues from both employers’ and employees’ perspectives. It facilitates development of a range of practical skills, focusing on skills to aid employability, whilst providing foundational knowledge of Employment Relations to assist students’ transition to and participation in the world of work.
Commonwealth Supported Students who intend to complete a Griffith University Subject as Cross-Institutional Study in a degree from their home institution need to complete a Cross-Institutional Study application form, to ensure the correct fee is charged.
- Weekly Learning Activities (20%)
- Career Portfolio (40%)
- Online Exam (40%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
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