HRM for SMEs is a 10 credit specialization course developed through the Erasmus funds. This course is developed with the joint knowledge, experiences and competencies of five universities – Huddersfield UK, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences Finland, SMK Klaipeda Lithuania, Technical University Liberec Czech Republic, Zwickau University of Applied Sciences Germany.
The common HR issues identified in the partner regions include:
With the above in mind, the course provides great opportunities to course participants to apply the general HRM theories and knowledge learned from the basic HRM course to specific situations of SMEs (Small-Medium Sized Enterprises) identified by the partner universities based on above scope. Through real life cases and cooperations with SMEs and other related organizations in the partner university regions.
The course is divided into three general scopes containing the following topics:
TOPIC 1 Strategic Resourcing and Workforce Planning
TOPIC 2: Recruitment and Selection
TOPIC 3: Employee Retention Management
TOPIC 4: Employee Ownership
The learning outcome of the course: