Psychology Skills in the Workplace

10 Units

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

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Psychology
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
  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

Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge PSYC6000 and PSYC6050 or equivalent
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Teaching Methods Case Study
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - This course will be assessed by two essays/written assignments
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
  • Compulsory Program Component: Prior successful completion of PSYC6000 and PSYC6050, or approval for enrolment by the Program Convenor.
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for PSYC6110

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