Human Resources Management
level of course unit
first cycle, Bachelor
Learning outcomes of course unit
The students develop an understanding of the importance of Human Resources management for company success and are familiar with Human Resources processes as part of company personnel management. They develop an understanding of the challenges of human resources management and are able to design appropriate measures to deal with these challenges appropriately.
The students deepen their ability to understand, process and apply ideas to the field of event management.
With regard to instrumental skills, the understanding of the relationship between theory and practice is expanded and verbal and written communication in the English language is trained.
prerequisites and co-requisites
The course deals with the following topics:
historical development of personnel management, tasks of personnel management, personnel planning, recruitment, release, selection, assessment, development, incentive and remuneration systems, personnel organization and controlling. New developments in personnel management.
In addition, the course deals with the role and handling of volunteers and the resulting challenges for personnel management.
recommended or required reading
Armstrong, M. (2017). Armstrong's Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice. UK: Kogan Page.
Torrington, D., Hall, L., Atkinson, Taylor, S. (2017). Human Resource Management. 10th ed. Harlow: Pearson.
Smith, K., Lockstone-Binney, L.: Holmes, K. und Baum, T. (2017). Event Volunteering.: International Perspectives on the Event Volunteering Experience. London: Routledge.
assessment methods and criteria
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work, presentations
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Dr. Susanne Gellweiler
year of study
first year of studies
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