Human Resource Information Systems

    Unit code: BMO3420 | Study level: Undergraduate
    (Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
    City Campus
    Footscray Park
    Online Real Time
    BCO1102 - Information Systems for Business
    (Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)


    This is a third year unit in the Bachelor of Business with a specialisation in Human Resource Management. This unit 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).

    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-SuccessFactors) solutions, related to the effective management of human resource information; and
    4. Work individually and collaboratively demonstrating effective communication skills to develop and present HRIS recommendations with integrity and judgement.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment type: Other
    Grade: 30%
    News Article Critiques (15%) & In-class Interviews (15%)
    Assessment type: Project
    Grade: 30%
    SAP SuccessFactors Project
    Assessment type: Case Study
    Grade: 30%
    Group Case Study
    Assessment type: Case Study
    Grade: 10%
    Case Study In-Class Interviews

    Required reading

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

    As part of a course

    This unit is not compulsory for any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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