Skip to main content
Unit of study_

Emerging Challenges in Work and IR - WORK6040

Year - 2020

This unit focuses on contemporary and emerging challenges in the world of work and employment. Adopting a primarily industrial relations lens, the unit explores the impact of key trends and disruptions (incl. technological advancements, demographical changes, climate change, etc. ) on work and employment in Australia and beyond; assessing the implications for societies, organisations, managers, and workers. The unit engages with the work and employment questions of today and tomorrow and further seeks to develop relevant workplace competencies, including negotiation skills.

Classes
1x 1h lecture + 2x 1h workshop

Assessment
individual reflections (20%); group report (20%); group presentation (10%); individual presentation (10%); final exam (40%)

Additional information
This is a core unit for the Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations courses.

Pre-requisites

WORK5002

Details

Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Work and Organisational Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

Non-award/non-degree study If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student. Cross-institutional study If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to undertake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.

To help you understand common terms that we use at the University, we offer an online glossary.