Strategic & International HRM


Aims

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

     

  1. Identify how strategic and international HR knowledge adds value to the firm.
  2. Learn about what makes good HR strategy and how to develop it.
  3. Communicate theoretically sound and practical recommendations in a persuasive manner.
  4. Feel comfortable with making strategic decisions in complex and uncertain situations.
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Information

Learning goals: Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
Through a sequence of readings, lectures, cases, and experiential exercises, this course will introduce you to strategic and international human resource management. It aims to build upon basic knowledge of human resource management from earlier courses and provides students with a clear guide to the theory and practice of managing people strategically. Topics that will be dealt are: the global context of Strategic and International HRM, HRM in a change context, HRM and company performance.
You will prepare for each class by completing assigned readings and preparing a case analysis with your assigned group.  The readings will give you theoretical grounding for each day’s discussion and will provide important information for you to use in your group’s case analysis. To succeed in this course, you must prepare for class each day and should arrive ready to participate and think actively.

Assessment

Mixed form(100%)

Group case (20%), Final Exam (individual) (60%), Case studies (group) (10%), Presentations (group) (10%)

Materials

To be announced