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
School School of Psychology
Availability Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
Trimester 3 - 2018 (Sydney Elizabeth Street)
Learning Outcomes

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the links between strategy, HRM, HRD and planning
  2. demonstrate an advanced knowledge and application of HRM tools, including skills in selection and recruitment and interviewing
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between HRM, job attitudes, motivation and job design
  4. demonstrate a knowledge of effective performance appraisal
  5. demonstrate an understanding and application of effective organisational 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

Sydney Elizabeth Street


Face to Face On Campus 3 day(s) per Term Full Term
This will be an intensive three day course delivered in a blended mode.

Self-Directed Learning

Online 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Self-Directed Learning

Online 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Course Materials
  • The Psychology of Work and Organisations
Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for PSYC6110
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