Contact hours 30 h, including team work with the assignment, workshop and consultation sessions and presentation session.
Self-study 50 h, including independent work with the assignment, other possible team co-operation, making the presentation, writing the team report.
Literature, data and other related materials to the project.
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: Fourth Edition (PMBOK Guide). Project Management Institute. 2008
Armstrong, M. 2014, 13th ed. (or older).
Armstrong's handbook of human resource management practice / Michael Armstrong and Stephen Taylor. London : Kogan Page.
Boxall, P. & Purcell, J. 2011, 3rd ed. (or older). Strategy and human resource management. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
The course is based on cooperation with the commissioning party and in cooperation with other local companies and organizations.
Cooperation with companies/organizations in international business/context.
16.01.2023 - 19.05.2023
HRM Project as a teamwork for a commissioning company/organization(s). 3-5 students in one team. Target group consists of start-ups, SMEs, big companies/organizations. The HRM Project covers information retrieval, theoretical and empirical part, ideation and development work/proposals for a company/companies. Final Project Report (according to HH's official reporting guidelines) and Final presentation (free format).
02.01.2023 - 13.01.2023
Week 3 Kick-off:
• Team formation
• Content, approach & learning methods
Week 4 Independent teamwork ~field work
• Finding potential companies/organizations for the assignment
• Finding articles, white papers, testimonials, best practices and case studies of HR(M) practices
Week 5 Workshop 1:
• Each team summarizes and presents verbally findings from the field work; articles, white papers, testimonials, best practices and case studies and potential companies for the project
• Objective of the workshop: a) clarify research objective and scope b) offer peer-to-peer help/support by brainstorming/developing ideas for the project
Week 6 Workshop 2: Topic 1 + returning the Project Plan
Week 7 Workshop 3: Topic 2
Week 8 Winter holiday
Week 9 Workshop 4: Topic 3
Week 10 Workshop 5: Succeeding with a qualitative/quantitative research interviews,
Week 11 Team consultations in Pasila
Week 12 Independent teamwork
Week 13 Intensive week
Week 14 Team consultations in Pasila/Teams
Week 15 Independent teamwork
Week 16 Team consultations in Pasila/Teams
Week 17 Independent teamwork
Week 18 Final presentations on 5th May 2023
Student having experience of a similar project related to the management orientation can possibly replace the course by proving the required knowledge by writing a case of that specific project with supporting portfolio and presenting it to the instructor and students of the course. If a student would like to proceed according to the RPL process s(he) should contact the instructor of the course during the pre-enrolment week or latest when attending the first lecture.
According to the HH's course feedback procedures.
15 - 40
Attendance and commitment to the project, mandatory attendance ~70 % of the classroom and agreed consultation meetings.
Team assignment and active participation 100 %.
Individual absenteeism or delay with the returns can lower the grade.
MUBBA Degree Programme for Multilingual Management Assistants