International Human Resource Management
Area of Study
Human Resources, Management, Peace and Conflict Studies
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units2
Hours & Credits
2. JUSTIFICATION OF THE COURSE
The management of human resources is fundamental for the welfare within the organization and to improve individual and group performance within it. As an entrepreneur, entrepreneur or employee, knowledge of the main antecedents of variables such as these impact performance and well-being at work becomes necessary. In the case of organizations that operate internationally, other psychosocial variables are added as contributors or diminishing welfare and organizational performance. The knowledge and proper management of the interference of these variables and the development of competencies aimed at their management is the goal
of the course on International Human Resources Management International.
3. PURPOSE OR OVERALL OBJECTIVE
3.1. Develop skills that allow the students, as future managers/supervisors, employees, or entrepreneurs, properly managing international human resources.
3.2. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE
- Present the main characteristics of the organizations that work in the organizational field.
- Discuss the implications of international assignments.
- Reflect on the most relevant aspects for international performance.
- Know different approaches to the operationalization of welfare and performance of the international workforce.
4. BASIC SKILLS THE STUDENT WILL BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE
COMPETENCE Management of international human resources:
- Characterization of organizations that operate internationally.
- Identification of the most relevant aspects to encourage the welfare and performance of personnel with international assignments.
- Understanding the implications of work in organizations that operate internationally.
- Human talent management at the international level.
- Welfare assessment and individual/group performance in the field of international business.
5. ANALYTICAL DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS: THEMES AND SUBTHEMES
Unit 1: Organizations in the international context.
Topics: Culture; Regions; international strategy; structure.
Unit 2: Virtual equipiment.
Thematics: Leadership; communication; diversity
Unit 3: Talent in the international workforce.
Themes: Cultural intelligence; employees with high potential in international business; industrial relationships
Unit 4: International management of human resources
Thematic: Recruitment; selection; staff training for international assignments.
Unit 5: Performance of the international labor force.
Thematic: Operationalization; weather; wellness; behaviors on/off role.
6. DIDACTIC STRATEGIES AND METHODOLOGIES
The methodology of the course is designed to impart theoretical and conceptual knowledge on a par with case studies that help the student to recreate various situations thus facilitating the application of the knowledge acquired. Readings and videos will be used to reinforce the topics seen and promote reflection and discussion of different topics during the class. The course will promote managerial skills with decision-making exercises at the end of the central issues of supply, production, and distribution that will be developed in the
different units throughout the course. The methodological development of the course will focus on the following basic aspects:
- Previous reading of the topic to be studied in class that will provide a basis for the consolidation of theoretical knowledge during the class will encourage participation and will give rise to concerns during the development of the same.
- Development, solution, analysis, and decision-making of workshops and case studies of the different topics that are developed throughout each of the units.
- The use of audiovisual material with examples of various companies, interviews, and real cases will give more illustration to the student to understand the different topics.
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8. CRITERIA AND POLICIES OF MONITORING AND ACADEMIC EVALUATION
- Oral presentation team ( 2 5 % )
- Written work presentation - Team (25%)
- Participation regarding presentations of colleagues (25%)
- Final Exam (25%)