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International HR Management and Organization

Module name (EN): International HR Management and Organization
Degree programme: International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IBB-310
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:

[updated 26.01.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
IBB-310 International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 3, 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):
IBB-111 Introduction to Business
IBB-240 Marketing and Market Research

[updated 06.03.2020]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
IBB-660 HR Leadership and Team Management

[updated 02.03.2020]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Markku Klingelhöfer
Prof. Dr. Markku Klingelhöfer

[updated 06.03.2020]
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,
-       lead HR-related group discussions.
In addition, students have improved
-      their time management, reading proficiency, critical thinking, and problem-solving,
-      and are able to produce clear and detailed oral descriptions of rather complex topics,
-      their communication and academic presentation skills.

[updated 06.03.2020]
Module content:
Course 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 the management of compensation and benefits
-        Actual trends of modern international human resource management
-        Basics of organizational design
-        Professional change management

[updated 04.02.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture; practical exercises; case studies; presentations (from students and/or lecturers). The module will be taught in weekly lectures and blocked events.

[updated 04.02.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
- Dowling, Peter e.a.: 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 15.12.2019]
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