BA 509 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Human Resources Management
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BA 509
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
7.5

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to describe how human resources management as a key function meets the needs of the organizations to achieve their strategic goals.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to define the strategic role of human resources management in the organizations.
  • will be able to define and apply the contemporary HR practices in the areas of recruitment, selection, performance appraisal, compensation, employee development and career management.
  • will be able to analyze and evaluate the HR management of organizations.
Course Content Issues in the strategic HRM will be covered as well as the HRM activities like HR planning and recruitment, hiring, training and development, compensating, performance appraising, career and succession planning, and their interaction with each other.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to HRM, History of HRM Readings provided by the Instructor
2 Strategic HRM and Managers’ Role in Strategic HRM Gaining a Competitive Advantage Readings provided by the Instructor
3 The Analysis and Design of Work: Job Analysis and Job Design Readings provided by the Instructor
4 HR Planning and Recruitment Readings provided by the Instructor
5 Employee Selection and Interviews Readings provided by the Instructor
6 Training and Development Succession Readings provided by the Instructor
7 Performance Management and Appraisal Readings provided by the Instructor
8 Employee Separation and Retention Readings provided by the Instructor
9 Mid-term Exam
10 Compensation Management (Pay Stuructures and Benefits) Readings provided by the Instructor
11 Rewards and Career Development Readings provided by the Instructor
12 International HRM Readings provided by the Instructor
13 HRM in Practice: Guest Speaker
14 Class Presentations Individual Study and Research
15 Class Presentations Individual Study and Research
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks The course book, related presentations, and other references.
Suggested Readings/Materials

The Talent Management Handbook: Creating a Sustainable Competitive Advantage by Selecting, Developing and Promoting the Best People, Edited by Lance Berger, Dorothy Berger;

Management Challenges for the 21st Century, Peter F. Drucker, 2001;

Effective Succession Planning, William J. Rothwell. 1994;

Future of Human Resource Management. Edited by Mike Losey, Sue Meisinger, Dave Ulrich, 2005;

Journal of Organizational Behavior; The Journal of Human Resources; Journal of Career Development; Journal of Personnel Psychology; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
15
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
25
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
25
Final Exam
1
35
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
65
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
35
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
5
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
25
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exam
1
30
    Total
203

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to demonstrate general business knowledge and skills.

2

To able to master the state-of-the-art literature in the area of specialization.

3

To be able to evaluate the performance of business organizations through a holistic approach.

4

To be able to effectively communicate scientific ideas and research results to diverse audiences.

5

To be able to deliver creative and innovative solutions to business-related problems.

6

To be able to solve business related problems using analytical and technological tools and techniques.

7

To be able to take a critical perspective in evaluating business knowledge.

8

 

To be able to exhibit an ethical and socially responsible behavior in conducting research and making business decisions.

9

To be able to carry out a well-designed independent and empirical research.

10

To be able to use a foreign language to follow information about the field of finance and participate in discussions in academic environments.        

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest