This is a third year unit in the Bachelor of Business with a specialisation in Human Resource Management. This unit (BMO3420) is concerned with how technologies offer value to improve human resource management and relevant practices. Students critically evaluate the technologies and methodologies involved in the improvement of human resource management; and develop the knowledge and skills to effectively use and manage various Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS).

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Online Real Time
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BCO1102 - Information Systems for Business

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically analyse the administrative and strategic value of a Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) as relevant to local and global organisations;  
  2. Identify and examine issues relating to the use of HRIS in contemporary business settings;  
  3. Construct and present HRIS (SAP-HCM) solutions, related to the effective management of human resource information; and  
  4. Work collaboratively demonstrating effective communication skills to develop and present HRIS recommendations with integrity and judgement.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Test Online MC/Short Answer Quiz 15%
Other Article Critiques & Online Group Discussion 30%
Test Practical Test using SAP HCM software 30%
Project Group Case Study & Presentation 25%
Demonstrating the use of SAP HCM, in relation to the effective management of human resource information is a hurdle requirement and is assessed through a practical test. To pass this unit a student must achieve a total of 50% or more AND achieve a pass grade on the practical test.

Required reading

E-HRM: Digital Approaches, Directions and Applications.
Thite, M. (2019).
Milton, UK: Routledge.

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