Czech Republic, Prague

Human Resources

when 15 July 2019 - 26 July 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 800

Attracting, selecting, motivating, developing, and thus retaining top qualified, engaged and loyal employees are crucial for the company performance and success.
This course will provide you with an overview of HRM practices, with particular focus on recruitment & selection of employees, motivation, performance appraisal, compensation, managing teams & handling diversity, ethics in managing people, organizational culture & change, and contemporary trends in HRM. You will have the opportunity to gain and apply knowledge and practically develop your skills.

Course leader

Martin McGoldrick M.Sc. MBA

Martin is a very accomplished teacher with more than 16 years of university level teaching experience all around the world. Currently he is teaching the course of Human Resource Management at Prague Business College.

Target group

Young professionals and university students with intermediary level of English

Course aim


Courses taught: Human Resources Management, Introduction to Management, Managerial Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Culture.

Teaching Methods Lectures, presentations, in-class group discussions, role plays and exercises, feedback, examinations, article reviews, analysis of cases, homework readings and assignments, etc.


Week 1

Day 1 – Contemporary HRM – describing the changing nature of HRM in response to environmental factors
Day 2 – The Impact of Change on HRM – demographic change, government policy, technology, and social trends
Day 3 – The Psychological Contract – the role of HRM in building corporate culture and motivating employees
Day 4 – Performance Management – planning, monitoring and reviewing an employee's work objectives
Day 5 – Talent Management and Career Management

Week 2
Day 1 – The Role of HR Professionals in Strategic Management
Day 2 – Managing Teams – from organic to bureaucratic
Day 3 – Managing Millennials – the particular requirements of younger members of the workforce
Day 4 – Ethics & Diversity – beyond the two-fer and three-fer
Day 5 – The Diverse Application of Human Resource Practises
You can also look forward to have the chance to consult your ideas or questions with HRM professionals as guest speakers.

Credits info

You will receive an official Certificate of Attendance upon completion of your course which you may use to show evidence of the skills you have learnt during the course and have the credits accepted by your home university.

Fee info

EUR 800: All courses take place in a new building of French Institute right in the center of Prague.
EUR 208: Accommodation fee for a 13-night stay at Botic Student House starts at 16 EUR/night.

Everyday afternoon or evening activities organized - sports, weekend trips, city tours, sightseeing, parties etc.

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