Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to make students able to work in a senior position in the human resource department of a small to a medium sized firm.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to analyse, plan and execute the Human Resource Management strategy of a small to a medium sized firm.

Course contents

Strategic Human Resource Management Workforce planning Recruitment Staff retention Managing attendance and absence Talent management Setting pay Health and well being

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None

Previous course names

None

Additional information

The teaching will take place in small groups. The number of lectures will be kept to the minimum.

Recommended or required reading

Torrington, et al. Human Resource Management. Pearson.. Other reading material will be given in class

Study activities

  • Lectures - 5 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 50 hours
  • Small-group work - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 42 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 127 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 127 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Work in small groups, reports, a final examination. The groups will meet every week with their instructor individually.

Teacher

Eldon Sveinn

Examiner

Eldon Sveinn

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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