Details for Management of Workplace Health & Safety
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Course code: HRM203
- Credit points: 10
The following courses are prerequisites:
Awards offering Management of Workplace Health & Safety
This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:
- Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Ministry
- Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Theology
- Describe the legislative environment of employment. This includes analysis of the role and operation of the Fair Work Act 2009, the Industrial Relations Act and general WHS requirements;
- Demonstrate understanding of the knowledge and processes required for hiring and terminating employment for an organisation. This includes the ability to investigate and apply appropriate compensation and benefits;
- Outline current issues in workplace health and safety and analyse current requirements, including the responsibility of employers and workplaces;
- Describe challenges in providing an environment for work/life balance. This includes consideration of a biblical approach to work/life balance, including the place of sabbath and rest;
- Explain the factors that lead to conflict in the workplace, and the role of the HR manager in addressing them;
- Analyse issues of equity and diversity in the workplace. Particular focus will be given to the issues of discrimination; Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and gender equity. Consideration will also be given to this issues in the light of NFP and Christian organisations;
- Exam 20% (1 hour)
- Group Project 15% (1500 words)
- Class Presentaion 40% (30mins plus 2000 word write up)
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- Academy of Management Journal
- Asia-Pacific Journal of Human Resources
- Human Resource Management
- Harvard Business Review
- International Journal of Human Resource Management
- Journal of Industrial Relations