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Talent Management in International Business

Study Course Description

Course Description Statuss:Approved
Course Description Version:3.00
Study Course Accepted:19.12.2019
Study Course Information
Course Code:SBUEK_188LQF level:Level 6
Credit Points:4.00ECTS:6.00
Branch of Science:Management; Business ManagementTarget Audience:Business Management
Study Course Supervisor
Course Supervisor:Olga Leontjeva
Study Course Implementer
Structural Unit:Department of International Business and Economics
The Head of Structural Unit:Romāns Putāns
Contacts:Riga, 16 Dzirciema Street, C block, Room 2 D, sbekatrsu[pnkts]lv, +371 67409184
Study Course Planning
Full-Time - Semester No.1
Lectures (count)14Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures28
Classes (count)6Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes12
Total Contact Hours40
Part-Time - Semester No.1
Lectures (count)7Lecture Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Lectures14
Classes (count)7Class Length (academic hours)2Total Contact Hours of Classes14
Total Contact Hours28
Study course description
Preliminary Knowledge:
Marketing, management.
Objective:
To acquaint students with functions of human resources management.
Topic Layout (Full-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Introduction to Human Resources Management (HRM) (Personnel management, human capital management, knowledge management, talent management, and team management). Strategic HRM. Managing HR in international business. Presentation skills.Lectures4.00auditorium
Classes2.00auditorium
2Human resources and legislation, HR department, HR planning. Team formation.Lectures2.00auditorium
3Building a start-up team. Team development and management. Conflicts and motivation.Lectures3.00auditorium
Classes2.00auditorium
4HR learning and development. Future competences. Learning abilities.Lectures3.00auditorium
Classes1.00auditorium
5HR engagement. Rewarding and recognition.Lectures2.00auditorium
Classes1.00auditorium
Topic Layout (Part-Time)
No.TopicType of ImplementationNumberVenue
1Introduction to Human Resources Management (HRM) (Personnel management, human capital management, knowledge management, talent management, and team management). Strategic HRM. Managing HR in international business. Presentation skills.Lectures2.00auditorium
Classes1.00auditorium
2Human resources and legislation, HR department, HR planning. Team formation.Lectures1.00auditorium
3Building a start-up team. Team development and management. Conflicts and motivation.Lectures1.00auditorium
Classes2.00auditorium
4HR learning and development. Future competences. Learning abilities.Lectures1.00auditorium
Classes2.00auditorium
5HR engagement. Rewarding and recognition.Lectures2.00auditorium
Classes2.00auditorium
Assessment
Unaided Work:
Active participation in practical classes, summaries on course topics, a project on a particular topic and a presentation of it, as well as group work (group presentations of summaries and feedback on other group presentations, a group project and its presentation).
Assessment Criteria:
Active participation in practical classes; homework (individual project), tests, exam. Cumulative mark consists of: 25% – group work, 35% – individual tasks, 40% – exam.
Final Examination (Full-Time):Exam (Written)
Final Examination (Part-Time):Exam (Written)
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge:Basic knowledge of human resources management concepts, processes, functions (HR planning, recruitment and selection, performance assessment, motivation, engagement, learning and development, rewarding and recognition, health, safety and well-being; employee retention).
Skills:Are able to give an overview on the basic Human Resource Management (HRM) processes in international organisations, and extend the understanding of organisational processes as well as to develop HR recruitment and selection.
Competencies:HR recruitment and selection; team work and development, critical information analysis; adaptation to the teaching/learning process; public speaking, presentation skills. Understanding of the HRM role in organisations nowadays; critical thinking; understanding of organisational processes.
Bibliography
No.Reference
Required Reading
1Chapter 1 from Dessler, Gary, Human Resource Management, Prentice Hall; 13th edition, 2012. Available from: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9XhhJtvbo5pbzRXeHNoMDlSMn…
2Chapter 17 from Dessler, Gary, Human Resource Management, Pearson; 13th edition, 2013. Available from: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9XhhJtvbo5pZU1Pem16cFh4en…
3Pheffer, J. (2005). Producing Sustainable Competitive Advantage through Effective Management of People. Journal of Management Executive, 19 (4), 95-106. Please search in EBSCO Business Source Complete. Available from: https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/5a46/da9aec9238b5acf5f83b2…
Additional Reading
1Lapiņa, I., Maurāne, G., & Stariņeca, O. (2014). Human Resource Management Models: Aspects of Knowledge Management and Corporate Social Responsibility. Procedia - Social And Behavioral Sciences, 110 (The 2nd International Scientific conference). Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/270847801_Human_Re…