FP-BHRMEAcad. year: 2021/2022
The main content of the course is focused on HR competencies, it means inparticular cognitive skills (analyses, syntheses, concluding, logicalthinking) and abilities that owners and managers need to operate inenvironment of small companies. They will demonstrate knowledge andunderstanding of HR practices in small business environment and developcritical understanding of personnel activities and its influence of overallbusiness performance.
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Number of ECTS credits
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Offered to foreign students
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Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Assesment of the course:This course will be evaluated as follows:A) Team Project „Proposal for HR Strategy for Small Business“:Completion of a written report of an individual project,handed exercises and cases, individually and in teams duringpractical seminars, handed-in within the established deadline.This will represent 40% of the final grade.B) Practical activities:Completion and presentation-discussion of an individual project, exercises and cases solved individually or in teams during practical seminars, handed-inwithin the established deadline. This will represent 20 % of thefinal grade.C) Final written exam:Final exam in form of test based on the materials handling bystudents during lectures and seminars will represent 40% of thefinal grade. Test scores from 0 to 40. To approve the course it isnecessary to obtain a score above 20 (twenty) or higher on thistest.
Individual studying plan:A) „Proposal for HR Strategy for Small Business“:Completion of a written report of an individual project,handed-in within the established deadline.This will represent 40% of the final grade.B) Practical activities:Completion and video-presentation of an individual project, handed-in within the established deadline. This will represent 20 % of the final grade.C) Final written exam:Final exam in form of test based on the materials handling bystudents represent 40% of the final grade. Test scores from 0 to 40. To approve the course it is necessary to obtain a score above 20 (twenty) or higher on this test.
1. Introduction to the course. Course Schedule. Conditions for Evaluation.Personnel Work in Small Companies and its Specifics.2. Personnel strategy and policies in SME´s. Personnel activities, theirspecifics in SME´s.3. Labour Supply and Demand.4. Work force analysis and jobs designing. Competence and usecompetency modeling for personnel planning.5. Recruitment. Internal and external resources. Choosing the rightmethods for recruitment.6. Staff Selection. Selection methods. Specifics of particualar selectionrounds.7. Basic labour relations. Contract and its content.Adaptation process ofan employee and the adaptation process. Probation period.8. Care for employees. Training and development. Identification oftraining needs. "On-the-job" and "off-the-job" training forms. Selfdevelopment.9. Employee motivation. Effective forms of employee motivation.Principles of motivational interviewing.10. Employee performance. Principles of appraisal.11. Remuneration and compensation. Compensation factors. Employee evaluation. Evaluation methods. Principles of evaluationinterviewing.12. Process of releasing employees. Outplacement.13. Final summary of lessons learned and evaluation of acquiredknowledge and skills.
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Classification of course in study plans
, 1. year of study, summer semester, elective
, 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory
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