Provide the students with knowledge of HRM-models and a selection of personnel management practices
Make students familiar with the position and the functioning of the HRM-function in current organizations
Confront students with the prominent developments in scientific research related to the measuring of HRM contributions to company prestations
The students must have basic insights into:
- the functioning of organizations and the management of organizations
- the functioning of people and groups in organizations
Course Introduction in Psychology or Sociology, Human and Organization (Bachelor TEW, HIR) or an equivalent course in another department.
Slides, transparencies, courseware
Is also included in other courses
- Preparatory Programme: Master of Social Work (KU Leuven in cooperation with other institutions) 77 ects.
- Master of Psychology 120 ects.
- Master of Physical Education and Kinesiology (Major Subject: Sports Management) 60 ects.
- Bachelor of Political and Social Sciences (Major Subject: Sociology) 180 ects.
- Bridging Programme: Master of Social Work (KU Leuven in cooperation with other institutions) 58 ects.
This course aims for a profound study of the first notions of personnel management that were discussed in 'Mens en Organisatie'.
In a first part we will zoom in on the contributions of HRM in organisations:
- Models of HRM (for example the Harvard-model, the Michigan-model)
- Models of HRM-contributions (for example the model of Ulrich)
- Working with balanced scorecards in the context of HRM
Next, we will zoom in on a few practical applications of HRM, more specifically on the fields of:
- Planning of personnel availability and personnel demands
- Methods of function- and competenty analysis
- The designing of recruitment selection procedures
- The designing of functioning- and performance assessment systems (including conversational models and assessment tendencies)
- Reward strategic analysis (wage level/wage composition, methods of function classification, performance rewarding and motivation)
- The developping of carrier policy in companies (carrier structures in organisations, carrier planning and carrier guiding)
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