Human Resource Management

University of the South Pacific

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Human Resource Management

  • Host University

    University of the South Pacific

  • Location

    Suva, Fiji

  • Area of Study

    Human Resources, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MG204

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This course introduces the functional area of human resource management. It focuses on employer/employee strategies, policies and techniques. Topics cover the role of human resource function, employee planning and forecasting, recruitment and selection, employee development and employer employee relations, human resources information systems, performance management, career planning and development, compensation and benefits, employee health and safety, international human resource management and other important aspects in this field. Students are expected to gain broad knowledge of the theory and practice of human resource management. Emphasis is given to the acquisition of skills that have direct application to any sector, public, private or voluntary.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.