ELE 3714 Human Resource Management

ELE 3714 Human Resource Management

Course code: 
ELE 3714
Department: 
Leadership and Organizational Behaviour
Credits: 
7.5
Course coordinator: 
Cathrine Filstad
Product category: 
Bachelor
Portfolio: 
Bachelor - Electives
Semester: 
2019 Autumn
Active status: 
Active
Teaching language: 
Norwegian
Course type: 
One semester
Introduction

"Our employees are our greatest asset "is a statement often encountered. What does it mean, and how is it organised to ensure visibility in the organisation? The course will provide an overview of HR management and HR roles and responsibilities in today's workplace. This includes all levels of management. Criteria for the good working environment, personnel, recruitment policies, motivation, knowledge goals, learning, attitudes, and training will be key topics of the course. The course also includes laws, agreements, social conditions and labour law.

Learning outcomes - Knowledge

After completed course student shall:

  • Have acquired a oversit of important principles and tasks of modern personnel management
  • Have been kunsskap on various management tools in personnel management
  • Have knowledge of relevant laws, agreements and social conditions that affect the management of staff.
Learning outcomes - Skills

After the course students shall:

  • Be more aware of their own behavior as personnel manager
  • Be able to use tools that are reviewed in the course of the exercise of personnel management
General Competence
  • See the value in being able to develop itself as a leader
  • See the potential in utilizing the forces and development opportunities for the individual employee and the organization as a whole.
Course content
  • Principles and practice in modern human resource management
  • Development of the human resource function
  • Human resource policy
  • Learning, competence and career development
  • Compensation, salary and rewards
  • Work environment, health and safety
  • Appraisal interviews
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Social benefits
  • Ethics, labour law and human resource management
Teaching and learning activities

The course is a combination of lectures, case-and group and plenary discussions.

E-learning
In course delivery as online courses, lecturer will, in collaboration with the student administration, organize an appropriate course implementation, combining different learning activities and digital elements on the learning platform. Online students are also offered a study guide that will contribute to progression and overview. Total recommended time spent for completing the course also applies here.

Software tools
No specified computer-based tools are required.
Additional information

For electives re-sit is normally offered at the next scheduled course. If an elective is discontinued or is not initiated in the semester it is offered, re-sit will be offered in the electives ordinary semester.

Qualifications

Higher Education Entrance Qualification.

Required prerequisite knowledge

ORG 3402 Organizational Behavior and Leadership or equivalent or work experience.

Exam categoryWeightInvigilationDurationSupport materialsGroupingComment exam
Exam category:
Submission
Form of assessment:
Written submission
Exam code:
ELE37141
Grading scale:
ECTS
Grading rules:
Internal and external examiner
Resit:
Examination when next scheduled course
100Yes5 Hour(s)
  • Book: Storeng, N.H. og Beck, T.H. og Due Lund, A. Arbeidsrett. Cappelen Akademisk Forlag.
Individual
Exams:
Exam category:Submission
Form of assessment:Written submission
Weight:100
Invigilation:Yes
Grouping (size):Individual
Support materials:
  • Book: Storeng, N.H. og Beck, T.H. og Due Lund, A. Arbeidsrett. Cappelen Akademisk Forlag.
Duration:5 Hour(s)
Comment:
Exam code:ELE37141
Grading scale:ECTS
Resit:Examination when next scheduled course
Type of Assessment: 
Ordinary examination
Total weight: 
100
Workload activityDurationType of durationComment student effort
Teaching36Hour(s)
Other in classroom6Hour(s)Casework in groups and discussions i class
Prepare for teaching48Hour(s)
Self study105Hour(s)
Examination5Hour(s)
Expected student effort:
Workload activity:Teaching
Duration:36 Hour(s)
Comment:
Workload activity:Other in classroom
Duration:6 Hour(s)
Comment:Casework in groups and discussions i class
Workload activity:Prepare for teaching
Duration:48 Hour(s)
Comment:
Workload activity:Self study
Duration:105 Hour(s)
Comment:
Workload activity:Examination
Duration:5 Hour(s)
Comment:
Sum workload: 
200

A course of 1 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of 26-30 hours. Therefore a course of 7,5 ECTS credit corresponds to a workload of at least 200 hours.