Human resource management
The main goal of the course is to give a balanced introduction to the human resource management and to provide the participants understanding how human resources can affect business practices.
HR management can be defined as the effective use of human capital in an organization through the management of people-related activities. It involves leadership, values, employment planning, recruiting and selecting employees, training and compensating them, and evaluating their performance. It also significantly influences the corporate culture and norms.
A key objective of this course is to show that HR management is more than just accepting employment applications and keeping records; it is a central and strategic organizational activity of increasing complexity and importance.
The goal of mastering the discipline
The main goal of the course is to give a balanced introduction to the key elements of the human resource management and to provide the participants understanding how human resources can affect business practices
The skills you get
- The objectives of the course: By the end of the course the student will be able to: 1. Understand and appreciate the importance of human resource management as a field of study and as a central management function in a company. 2. Know the elements of the HR function (e.g. – recruitment, selection, training and development, etc.) and be familiar with each element’s key concepts & terminology. 3. Apply the main principles and techniques of human resource management gained through this course to the discussion of major personnel issues and the solution of typical case problems.
- Course Content 1. Introduction to course. Meaning and Role of Human Resource Management today. Human Resource issues in doing global business. 2. Human Resource Management and Strategic Management & Planning. 3. Stuffing: Recruitment. Selection. 4. Effective ways of working: Motivating employees. Flexible working practices. Team working. 5. Performance management. 6. Learning and Development: Lifelong Learning and Doing. Specialized training arrangements. 7. Organizational culture and human resource management. 8. Managing successfully across cultures.
- 2nd year, 2nd semester
List of references and sourses
An Introduction to Human Resource Management.- John Stredwick, Routledge, 2013.
International Human Resource Management. Managing people in a multinational context. - Peter J. Dowling, Denice E. Welch, Randall S. Schuler.-2016.