European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

B6/F1-4:
Human Resource Management

Course code: 181776
Language of instruction: English
Lecturers: Rolf Seebauer, Michael Hathorn
Assessment: Defined in the module

Short description

In the collective psyche Human Resource Management (HR) is often associated with the basic tasks of hiring and releasing staff. The impact of an efficient HR strategy on the daily business activities is repeatedly overseen. This course will highlight the broad scope covered by HR management, giving attendees the keys to integrate it into the overall organization’s strategy and making them understand how it can be a source of sustainable competitive advantage. 

Objectives

The participants:

are introduced into the main activities of human resources management,

discuss the proper handling of "cognitive dissonance" and ways to overcome them,

familiarize themselves with the different processes of personnel selection,

deal with measures to develop personalities in the company,

understand human resource management as a source of sustainable competitive advantage, and,

recognize the specific features of HR tasks in an international context
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Target Attendees / Participants

This course is targeted for current Steinbeis Master of International Business and Risk Engineering students.

Course Content by Units

The course will cover the following topics:

Basic course and features of human resource management
Personnel Marketing and Recruitment
personnel Selection
Personal controlling
lay-off
Staff development
Metrics-driven HR policy
Fundamentals and tasks of skill management
Human Resource Management in an International Context

Teaching Methods

Classical lecturing
Free and interactive class discussion

Work in small groups
Case study

Literature

Dressler, G. (2014): Human Resource Management , 14th edition, Pearson Education Limited 

Berthel, J. / Becker, F. G. (2007): Personal-Management: Grundzuge fur Konzeptionen betrieblicher Personalarbeit, 8. uberarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage, Schaffer-Poeschel

 

Erpenbeck, J. / v. Rosenstiel, L. (2007): Handbuch Kompetenzmessung, 2. uberarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage, Schaffer-Poeschel

 

Funke, U. / Schuler, H. (2002): Eignungsdiagnostik in Forschung und Praxis, 1. Auflage, Hogrefe

 

Holtbrügge, D. (2007): Personalmanagement, 3. uberarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage, Springer

 

Nauendorf, W. (2004): Total Quality Management als Vertrauensmanagement, 1. Auflage. Hampp Mering

 

Schuler, H. (Hrsg.) (2006): Lehrbuch der Personalpsychologie, 2. uberarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage. Hogrefe


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(Course profile ID: B6/F1-4:, generated on November 20, 2018)