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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 Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

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
Mid-Term Exam 1 40
Homework Assessment 1 10
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 3 100
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
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.

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