Psychology Skills in the Workplace

Course code PSYC6110Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Psychology

This course is not part of an APAC accredited sequence. 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

Available in 2014

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013
Objectives1. Understand the links between strategy, HRM, HRD and planning
2. Develop advanced HRM tools, including skills in selection and recruitment and interviewing
3. Understand the relationships between HRM, job attitudes, motivation and job design
4. Be able to design and carry out effective performance appraisals
5. Demonstrate an understanding of organizational communication
ContentHuman Resource Management
Strategic planning
Job Analysis
Selection and Recruitment
Performance management
Communication
Interviewing skills
Job Design
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgePSYC6000 and PSYC6050 or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Teaching MethodsCase Study
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsThis course will be assessed by two essays/written assignments
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Compulsory Program ComponentPrior successful completion of PSYC6000 and PSYC6050, or approval for enrolment by the Program Convenor.
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for PSYC6110