Human resource management (HRM) is about maximising employee and organisational performance and wellbeing. An organisation’s HRM strategy helps the company meet its overarching strategic goals.
In this major, you will study recruitment and selection, performance and conflict management, training and development, remuneration, strategic human resource management and HRM metrics and analytics.
Working with our expert instructors, you’ll develop the skills and competencies needed to pursue a career working as a manager in small businesses, medium and large local and multinational enterprise and not-for-profit organisations.
This major sits within the Bachelor of Commerce degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Commerce.
You can also study this major as part of a Laws and Commerce double degree.
Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.
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What jobs can the Human Resource Management Major (BCom) lead to?
- Change management specialist
- Human resources officer
- Industrial relations officer
- Recruitment consultant
- Training and development professional
- Training officer
- Banking and finance
- Health care
- Public relations
What you'll learn
- explain the impact of political, economic social and legal influences on the practice of Human Resources Management in domestic and international contexts. Demonstrate awareness of key sustainability processes and outcomes
- communicate effectively with a diverse range of individuals and groups to facilitate high performance teamwork. Use, critically evaluate and apply Human Resources Management technologies to maximise individual and organisational performance and well-being
- apply relevant Human Resources Management theory, concepts and practice to the contemporary and future labour markets and demonstrate leadership in the application of Human Resources Management skills and practices
- demonstrate leadership in ensuring ethical practice, professional integrity, intercultural awareness and inclusivity in Human Resources Management
- apply relevant Human Resources Management theory, concepts and practice to the contemporary and future labour markets. Demonstrate leadership capability, critical thinking, and creativity in the development and implementation of requisite Human Resources Management practice