Strategic Human Resources Management, 5 cr - LEA4HM101
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Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) explores different aspects of human resource management at strategic levels in an organisation. The goal of the course is to present Human Resource Management as an enabler of business success.
• Strategic role of HRM in the organizations
• The key concepts and models of HRM
• HRM practices and their strategic role
• HRM future trends & challenges
Depending on the implementation, learning takes place in contact lessons, independent studies, teamwork and online-studies. The course includes the assessment of one’s own learning.
Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
If students have acquired the required competence in previous work tasks, recreational activities or on another course, they can show their competence via a demonstration and thus progress faster through their studies. More information and instructions for recognising and validating prior learning (RPL) are available at MyNet.
This course replaces the following courses from the previous curriculum:
- International Talent Management
- Henkilöstövoimavarojen johtaminen.
Starting level and linkage with other courses
Assessment criteria - grade 1
The student is able to identify some HRM trends, strategies and theories. She/he is able to define some of the HRM processes and to list and explain some elements of good people management. The student is partway able to explain how HRM is linked to business success.
Assessment criteria - grade 3
In addition to the previous level, the student is able to apply different models to describe and analyze HRM processes and practices. The student is able to recommend suitable approaches and apply conceptual models for different situations.
Assessment criteria - grade 5
In addition to the previous levels, the student is able to critically analyze people management processes, practices and trends. The student is able to compare and evaluate various models and development methods from different perspectives and apply them in the different types of contexts.