[ 973DLHRHAMS19 ] SE Human Resource Architectures and Management

Es ist eine neuere Version 2023W dieser LV im Curriculum Master's programme General Management Double Degree ESC Troyes – JKU Linz 2023W vorhanden.
Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
4 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Business Administration Claudio Biscaro 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites KS Advances in Leadership, Human Resource Management, and Change
Original study plan Master's programme Management 2022W
Objectives This course aims to:

  • Understanding the challenges of designing and managing HR Architectures strategically and becoming able to analyze the fit of HR practices.
  • Understanding the basics of various key activities of Human Resource Management (HRM) such as recruiting, staff induction, performance appraisal, compensation & rewards, and development.
  • Understanding the leadership challenges of HRM.

Learning outcomes:

On successful completion of this course, the students will be able to:

  • LO1: Gain knowledge about all relevant HR processes in organizations along the HR life cycle (recruiting, onboarding & socialization, talent management, personnel development, compensation and benefits management, exit).
  • LO2: Define HR strategies in organizations.
  • LO3: Examine the components of modern HR work (based on the business partner model by Dave Allen).
  • LO4: Identify HR success factors in organizations.
  • LO5: Evaluate the roles of management and HR in organizations as well as the contribution of HR to the company´s success.
  • LO6: Implement effective HR tools in organizations.
  • LO7: Apply theories learned in practice.
  • Human Resource Management (HRM) in all aspects alongside the HR life cycle
    • recruiting,
    • onboarding & socialization,
    • talent management,
    • personnel development and performance appraisals
    • compensation and benefits management
    • global mobility management
    • outplacement and leaving
  • Success Factors of HRM
  • Defining HR Strategies
  • Executing efficient HR processes and procedures
  • Implementing HR tools
Criteria for evaluation Two major components: exam and group work (literature review).


  • minimum 51 points (out of 100) need to be achieved for a positive grade
  • Basis: slides, group presentations, recommended reading
  • 50 % of overall grade

Literature review:

  • in groups of 4-5
  • 15 pages literature review (deadline for LR is exam date)
  • 15 minutes presentation for each group (should be focusing more on practical cases/examples from companies; please prepare a power point presentation to visualize; will be shared with whole group)
  • 50 % of overall grade (25 % LR, 25 % presentation)
Methods We combine theory presentations and case study based teaching. There is a strong focus on experience based learning, providing room for reflection and discussion of cases and exercises.
Study material Readings will be provided for preparation and in class.
Changing subject? No
Further information none
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 25
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority