Maastricht, Netherlands

Human Resources Management, Leadership and Culture in a Changing and Multicultural Context

when 15 July 2024 - 26 July 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1199

This Summer Course is a two-week, 4 ECTS programme focusing on adding a global dimension to the participants’ knowledge acquired in their 3rd year bachelor curriculum. This Summer Course opts to go beyond mere textbook knowledge. The focus lies more on recent insights, in-depth understanding, and practical application.

Topics in Week 1 – Leadership and Culture in International Context:
• Leadership in an international context
• Cultures as context
• Cross-cultural management
• Impact of culture; individual and corporate level
• The international manager/leader
• Tools for assessing corporate culture
• Multiculture and change

Topics in Week 2 – HRM in International Context:
• Strategic HRM in an international context
• Technical HRM aspects in an international context (international recruitment/selection/talent management, etc.)
• Training and development in an international context
• HRM and Innovation (e.g., robotization, artificial intelligence, machine learning)
• Work and Sustainability in an international context (e.g., working from home)

Depending on the number of participants, the sequence can vary.
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Course leader

Willem Scheepers

Target group

None other than a 3rd year bachelor

Course aim

• The main goals of this course are:
• To define a thorough understanding of the growing need for leadership and management of cultural diversity in the global business context.
• To provide conceptual and practical frameworks for successfully managing people and teams in a global, cross-cultural context.
• To identify new developments in the field of HRM, in relation to the increasing international and cross-cultural workforce.
• To develop the necessary insights and skills for international managers and professionals to operate successfully in a highly competitive, international context.
• To understand the influence as well as the impact of artificial intelligence and other disruptive technologies on the themes of the course.

Fee info

EUR 1199: Tuition fee


No scholarships are available for this course.