Psychology Skills in the Workplace

Course code PSYC6110
Available in 2016
Available in 2017
2016 Course Timetables


The course is designed to develop an understanding of applied psychology in the workplace. Students will develop advanced skills in human resources and building human capital. Attention is also given to building effective communication skills.

This course is not part of an APAC accredited sequence.


Sydney Elizabeth Street

  • Trimester 3 - 2016
  • Trimester 3 - 2017

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. demonstrate an understanding of the links between strategy, HRM, HRD and planning

2. demonstrate an advanced knowledge and application of HRM tools, including skills in selection and recruitment and interviewing

3. demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between HRM, job attitudes, motivation and job design

4. demonstrate a knowledge of effective performance appraisal

5. demonstrate an understanding and application of effective organisational communication


  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategic planning
  • Job Analysis
  • Selection and Recruitment
  • Performance management
  • Communication
  • Interviewing skills
  • Job Design


Prior successful completion of PSYC6000 & PSYC6050 or approval for enrolment by the Program Convenor.

Assumed Knowledge

PSYC6000 and PSYC6050 or equivalent

Assessment Items

Quiz: 6 multiple choice tests

Report: Report

Quiz: Four short answer questions

Contact Hours

Sydney Elizabeth Street


Face to Face On Campus 3 day(s) per Term

This will be an intensive three day course delivered in a blended mode.

Self-Directed Learning

Online 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

WebLearn GradSchool

Self-Directed Learning

Online 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term