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International Human Resource Management (3 cr)

Code: IB00CL29-3001

General information


Enrollment

15.10.2021 - 06.03.2022

Timing

11.03.2022 - 30.04.2022

Credits

3 op

Virtual proportion (cr)

3 op

Teaching languages

  • English

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, DP in International Business
  • Gateway to International Business

Teachers

  • Cory Isaacs

Student groups

  • IB20
  • IGWIB22S
    Gateway to International Business

Objective

Students will know the challenges of international human resource management and of the ways of creating a successful human resource policy for an international company.

Content

- Challenges of international human resource management
- Recruitment, selection, training, compensation, performance appraisal
- Adjustment and repatriation of international employees
- Internationalisation process of companies, and human resource issues
- Students can find international and academic sources related to course tasks. Students can relate material to sustainability, and career guidance with a focus on entrepreneurship.

Materials

- Crawley Eileen, Swailes Stephen, and David Walsh. 2013. Introduction to International Human Resource Management. Oxford University Press.
- Harzing A-W. & Ruysseveldt J-V. 2019. International Human Resource Management 5th ed.

Teaching methods

-Lectures and Guided Practice 22 h
-Independent work 58 h

Student workload

- 22 hours of lectures and guided practice
- 58 hours of independent work.
Students are free to decide on their own and within their groups how to use the 58 hours in regards to completing the course tasks.

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

Satisfactory (2-1)

The final exam and classroom performance are of a passable level in terms of knowledge, skills and their further professional application.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

Good (4-3)
The final exam and classroom performance are at a good level in terms of knowledge, skills and their further professional application. The student demonstrates an emerging ability for autonomous professional development in the field of study.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

Excellent (5)
The final exam and classroom performance are at an excellent level in terms of knowledge, skills and their further application. The student is clearly capable of autonomous professional development and the application of his/her knowledge and skills in the field of study.

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam = 100%
Students must also complete all course tasks and homework assignments.
Failure to complete all course material will result in a lower grade or your final grade being withheld until all tasks are complete at an acceptable level.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.