XMBA 563 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
HR Development
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
XMBA 563
Fall/Spring
1
0
1
2

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
Second Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course will introduce HR’s role in strategy development and implementation. Topics include aligning HR with environmental demands and business strategy, creating high performance work systems, implementing HR planning, and managing HR in contexts of downsizing and restructuring, mergers and acquisition, globalization, and outsourcing.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to apply HRM tactics in organizations.
  • will be able o gain critical information on Turkish Labor Law, and employee Safety and Health issues,
  • will be able to gain knowledge about the future trends of human resources management and its implications for the HR professionals,
  • will be able to define strategic HRM tactics in 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, appraising, career and succession planning, and their interaction with each other..

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Course Overview Changing Role of HR as A Strategic Partner ,
2 Strategic Human Resource Management for Competitive Advantage
3 Environmental Influences
4 Analyzing Internal Contexts
5 Forecasting HR Supply
6 Ascertaining HR Demand
7 Succession Management
8 Downsizing and Restructuring
9 Strategic International HRM & Outsourcing
10 MIDTERM
11 Mergers and Acquisition
12 Balanced Score Cards
13 Important Articles of the Turkish Labor Law
14 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining Submission of the term paper
15 FINAL
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Textbooks The course book, related presentations, and other references
References Journal of Organizational Behavior The Journal of Human Resources Journal of Career Development Research in Organizational Behavior Organizational Dynamics Journal of Applied Psychology Academy of Management Review/ Journal Personnel Psychology Human Communication Research Human Relations Group & Organization Management British Journal of Social Psychology Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Creativity & Innovation Management Kaynak Dergisi HR Magazine İEU website

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
25
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
20
Final / Oral Exam
1
35
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
65
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
35
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
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
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
5
12
Presentation / Jury
1
24
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
20
Final / Oral Exam
1
15
    Total
215

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

Broaden and deepen the knowledge about business administration at the master’s level,

X
2

Acquiring interdisciplinary knowledge and being capable to apply it,

X
3

Understanding the multidisciplinary nature of business administration, and analyze theoretical and practical information and skills gain through master’s degree on interdisciplinary dimension,

X
4

Being able to handle specialistic problems on business administration independently, and resolve them by using scientific methods, assess the results and apply them in case of necessity,

X
5

Improving new strategic approaches by thinking within innovative and holistic ways, finding solutions by taking responsibility and being able to change management during the unforeseen and complicated events in the field of business administration,

X
6

Developing strategies, policies and implementation plans to address the issues in the fields of business administration and management, and evaluating the consequences according to the processes of quality,

X
7

Digesting the necessity to apply the values of business ethics, teaching and controlling to act according to social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, evaluation, announcing and practicing in the field of Business Administration,

X
8

Being able to use a foreign language for both chasing the scientific publication and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, in written and verbal ways .

X
9

Being able to use computer programs needed in the field business administration as well as information and communication technologies in advanced levels .

X

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