This capstone unit bridges the gap between theory and practice in human resource management and employment relations by integrating knowledge and consolidating key skills developed across the major. It aims to provide students with practical experience in identifying, analysing, and solving contemporary business problems. The unit covers critical issues and builds skills in negotiation and influence, managing in a diverse environment, implementing practices to enhance diversity, equality and inclusion and building sustainable organisations. It contextualises this material in relation to the self, the organisation and institutions. Much of this unit is dedicated to a problem-based/experiential approach to learning. Students ensure their career-readiness by demonstrating their ability to apply concepts, theories, frameworks, methodologies, and skills to authentic problems and challenges faced in the field of human resource management and employment relations.
1 hr lecture and 1 day block workshop per week
group assignment (30%); group assignment - in-class case study exercises (0%); individual assignment (30%); final exam (40%)
This unit should only be undertaken by students in their final semester of the IR and HRM major. This unit of study must be completed at the University of Sydney Business School.
Students commencing from 2018: completion of at least 120 credit points including WORK1003, WORK1004, WORK2203 and WORK2205. Pre-2018 continuing students: completion of at least 120 credit points including WORK2203 and WORK2205.Prohibitions