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Human Resource Management and Corporate Culture


Aims of the course

The aim of this course is to increase your understanding of people related processes as well as to apply techniques and tools which contribute to building competitive advantage of a modern firm through people.

The major objectives of this course are to:
- Understand the link between human resource management and individual, group and company performance.
- Develop strategic HRM thinking.
- Analyze critical decisions and processes in human resource management.
- Improve managerial decision making capabilities with regard to HRM issues in a modern international company.
- Instill ethical and sustainability consideration in decisions about people

Course syllabus

1. People as a source of competitive advantage
2. HRM definition
3. Strategic HRM
3.1. Best practices vs best fit models
3.2. Strategic HRM models
3.3. Designing HRM strategy
3.4. HR planning
4. How to find and keep the best employees
4.1. Recruitment
4.2. Selection
4.3. Employee retention
5. Training
6. Performance management
6.1. Performance management model
6.2. Elements and process of performance management
6.3. Manager's role of performance management
6.4. Performance evaluation
6.5. Performance feedback
7. Emoloyee development
8. Compensation and reward system
8.1. Pay elements
8.2. Compensation and rewards model
8.3. Pay for performance
8.4. Manageial pay and performance
9. International HRM
9.1. International context of HRM
9.2. Organizational context of HRM in an international company
9.3. International HRM tecniques and methods

Course director(s)

  • Office Hours
  • Monday at 16:00 in P-313
  • Office Hours
  • Monday at 14:00 in P-334
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