Post Graduate

Human Resource Management

level of course unit

1. Master cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

The participants:
• know the fields of activity and sub-areas of personnel management: Are able to analyze and plan the personnel situation of a company
•can analyze and plan the personnel situation of a company
• are familiar with the most important concepts and tools of personnel management and are able to design the fields of activity relevant to management
• know the connection between human resources work and strategic corporate development
• know the basics of work, industrial and organizational psychology and its applications and sub-areas
• know the goals and subject areas of personnel controlling
• can apply relevant personnel controlling tools
• know the co-determination and participation rights of works council, MAV and their influence on concepts and tools

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

• Basics of human resources management and human resource management: Human resources management in the overall system of business processes: Tasks and functions of individual sub-areas of personnel management
• Basics of operational and strategic personnel management
• Organizational culture and development: Conflicts in organizations and organizational diagnosis
• motivation theories, employee interviews as an instrument of personnel management
• concepts and instruments of structural and process organization
• interaction between personnel and organizational development
• work structuring: Job Enrichment, Job Enlargement
• Operational and Strategic Personnel Controlling
• Leadership Methods, Styles and Techniques, Framework Model and Determinants of Leadership
• Basics of Industrial, Organizational and Personnel Psychology

recommended or required reading

• Miebach, B. (2017): Handbuch Human Resource Management: Das Individuum und seine Potentiale für die Organisation
• Bildat, L./ Warszta, T. (2017): Psychologie im Human Resource Management: Ein Lehrbuch für Hochschule und Praxis
• Achouri, C. (2015): Human Resources Management: Eine praxisbasierte Einführung
• Holtbrügge, D. (2018): Personalmanagement
• Kaudela-Baum/ Nagel, E./ Bürkler, P./ Glanzmann, V.(2018): Führung lernen: Fallstudien zu Führung, Personalmanagement und Organisation
• Stierle, J./ Glasmacher, K./ Siller, H. (2017): Praxiswissen Personalcontrolling: Erfolgreiche Strategien und interdisziplinäre Ansätze für die Ressource Mensch
• Bartscher, T./ Nissen, R. (2017): Personalmanagement: Grundlagen, Handlungsfelder, Praxis
• Nerdinger (2018): Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie
Wegerich, C. (2015): Strategische Personalentwicklung in der Praxis: Instrumente, Erfolgsmodelle, Checklisten

assessment methods and criteria

Portfolio work

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planned learning activities and teaching methods

ILV (Blended Learning, Inverted Classroom)

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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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work placement(s)



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