HTM330 - Human Resource Management

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Subject Title
Human Resource Management

Subject Description
Through this course students will understand how to be effective leaders and team-players in a business setting as well as how to foster a positive employee outlook. In order to do this they will be exposed to the employee acquisition, retention and development processes and related human resources functions to equip them to contribute to change and growth within their businesses and industry. The course will also focus on the legislative environment of HRM to ensure students know what is required to comply with legal boundaries and anticipate implications of employment standards, human rights, health, safety, accessibility, privacy, and risk management principles. Students discover and explore the central role of the employer-employee relationship in delivering Customer Service within today's services-dominant Hospitality and Tourism industries.

Credit Status
One credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.   Outline the knowledge required of Human Resources Management practitioners within the functional areas of Human Resources Management, including:

  •  Human Resources Planning, Recruitment and Selection
  •  Orientation, Training and Development
  •  Performance Management
  •  Employee Compensation, Benefits and Incentive Plans.

2.   Apply the concepts and techniques of each of these functional areas of Human Resources Management in Hospitality and Tourism case studies.

3.   Analyze the influence of legislation in the practice of Human Resources Management, in relationship to:
  •  Human Rights and Discrimination legislation
  •  Workplace Health & Safety standards
  •  Labour Codes and Privacy laws.

4.    Apply professional standards of business etiquette, dress, hygiene and grooming consistent with Hospitality and Tourism industry business standards.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.