Psychology Skills in the Workplace

10 Units

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.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Semester 1 - 2016 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2016 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. 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
  • 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
  • Lecture: for 3 day(s) per Term (This will be an intensive three day course delivered in a blended mode.)
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Course Materials
  • "Industrial/Organizational Psychology" & "The Psychology of Work and Organisations"
Timetable 2016 Course Timetables for PSYC6110
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