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Human Resource Management and Organization

Module name (EN): Human Resource Management and Organization
Degree programme: International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBW-150
SAP-Submodule-No.: P420-0208
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4SU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (90 minutes / can be repeated semesterly)

[updated 14.03.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBW-150 (P420-0208) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 1, mandatory course
BIBW-150 (P420-0208) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Markku Klingelhöfer
Prof. Dr. Markku Klingelhöfer

[updated 26.02.2018]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to:
-        list critical success factors of an effective and professional human resource management.
-        apply various models of management or organizational design according to corporate needs.
-        assess different methods in selecting and developing employees.
-        propose solutions for corporate challenges related to human resource management.
-        show personal and social competencies in presenting complex professional content and leading related group discussions.

[updated 04.02.2020]
Module content:
-       Fundamentals of human resource management
-        Methods for selecting and developing employees
-        Critical success factors for leading individuals and teams
-        Basics of employer branding
-        Challenges in management of compensation and benefits
-        Actual trends in modern international human resource management
-        Basics of organizational design
-        Professional change management

[updated 04.02.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, presentations (by students and external speakers), as well as exercises
This module is offered as a weekly course and/or as a lecture block.

[updated 04.02.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
- Dowling, Peter e.a. / Festing, Marion / Allen, D. Engle Sr.: International Human Resource Management
- Dessler, Gary: Human Resource Management
- Ulrich, Dave e.a.: HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources.
- Becker, Brain e.a.: The HR Scorecard.

[updated 26.11.2019]
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