Workforce management is a field of practice within human resources management (HRM) that focuses on the tasks required to align employees, skills and roles within an organisation to ensure an efficient and engaged workforce.
The Workforce management specialisation covers workforce management theories, practices and processes and introduces students to ethically-based workforce management strategies that address employee and organisational performance and wellbeing.
You will study contemporary HRM functions, including recruitment, selection and retention practices, skill and career development, and performance management.
The specialisation allows you to work closely with people and build their capacity. It will provide you with a sound understanding of HRM professional knowledge while developing and broadening your collaborative and employability skills.
The Workforce Management specialisation offers an introduction to the core HRM functions including employment relations and change management, which are examined in greater depth in the Human Resource Management major.
What jobs can the Workforce Management lead to?
- HR advisor/assistant
- Diversity and inclusion specialist
- Compensation and benefits manager
- Recruitment consultant
- Learning & development consultant
- Finance and investment
- Resources and renewables
- Retail sector