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INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
UIT313 INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. MELDA KEÇECİ

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: The objective of this course is to provide the students with a global perspective on the international labor force and to help them recognize the concepts related with international human resources.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; basic concepts of international management, management of international companies, human resource management in multinational organizations, characteristics of international labor force, intercultural communication and conflict management.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Define the necessary information to recognize international organizations. (Bloom 1)
Solve the problems in international human resources management. (Bloom 3)
Design human resource management strategies considering cultural differences. (Bloom 3)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading and literature review The aim and content of International Human Resources Management course, its importance Narration, discussion
2 Reading and literature review Intercultural Approaches to Human Resources Narration, discussion
3 Reading and literature review Competences of International Labor Force Narration, discussion
4 Reading and literature review Management of workforce in different cultures Narration, discussion
5 Reading and literature review Performance management of international workforce in organizations Narration, discussion
6 Reading and literature review Information management in international organizations Narration, discussion
7 Reading and literature review Technology management in international organizations Narration, discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading and literature review Review of units and course lectures Narration, discussion
10 Reading and literature review Training of the workforce in international organizations Narration, discussion
11 Reading and literature review Team management in international labor force Narration, discussion
12 Case summary Case Study Narration, discussion
13 Case summary Case Study Narration, discussion
14 Case summary Case Study Narration, discussion
15 Reading and literature review Review of units and course lectures Narration, discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Mutlu, E.C. (2008) Uluslararası İşletmecilik, İstanbul: Beta Yayınevi
Şimşek, M.Ş., Öge, S., Stratejik ve Uluslararası Boyutları ile İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi, Gazi Kitabevi
Briscoe, D.R., Schuler, R. & Claus, L. (2009) International Human Resource Management, (3rd E.) London: Routledge
Rowley,Ç. & Jackson, K. (2009) Human Resources Management: Key Concepts, London: Routledge

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 14 2 28
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 7 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 42 0 127
Total Workload of the Course Unit 127
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0