Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
Students will gain a deeper understanding of the potential strategic role of human resources in contemporary organizations, and develop a perspective to HRM as a primarily strategy driven activity.
- Students learn how strategic objectives and initiatives may be realized in practice and translated into various HR policies and practices.
- Students will become familiar with some central concepts of organizational behavior as part of their people management skills development.
- Students will learn to critically reflect and think beyond the buzzwords.
The course also develops a variety of professional skills as it varies different learning techniques.
Schedule: 30.10.2018 - 14.12.2018
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Sari Yli-Kauhaluoma
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Hertta Vuorenmaa, Sari Yli-Kauhaluoma
Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):
CEFR level (applies in this implementation):
Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
Themes include, for example, core theories of strategic HRM, digitalization of work and HRM, strategic aspects of workforce planning and human resource development (e.g. talent management and performance management), sustainable HRM, work well-being, etc.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Assessment methods and criteria will be indicated in the syllabus.
Contact teaching: 33h
Independent work: 123h
Total 160h (6 ECTS)
Study materials will be indicated in the syllabus.
Substitutes for Courses
Replaces course 2100050 Henkilöstöjohtaminen ja HR-työ käytännössä from fall 2013.
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals
8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
10 Reduced Inequality