Credits: 6

Schedule: 25.02.2019 - 05.04.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Rebecca Piekkari
Riku Reunamäki

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV (Spring 2019) Otaniemi campus
IV (Spring 2020) Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course provides an understanding of how and why management practices, especially human resource practices, change as they move within multinational corporations and between organizations. It raises awareness of the potential facilitators and barriers to the global spread of management practices. During the course, students are exposed to the diversity of management practice in different organizational, institutional, and cultural contexts. The course also introduces specific human resource management practices. Students have ample opportunities to develop their presentation, negotiation as well as their reading and writing skills during the course.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course introduces human resource practices as part of global management practice. It provides a comprehensive understanding of the challenges associated with managing people in multinational corporations. During the course, students will explore processes of global management practice in theory and in real-life situations. 

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assignments 100%

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

6 credits, 160 hours

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Set of cases/readings provided by the lecturer.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0 (fail) - 5 (excellent)

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Registration through WebOodi.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

This course is open to CEMS students exclusively. Active attendance in lectures is required.


Registration and further information