Syllabus

Title
1233 Managing a Culturally Diverse Migrant Workforce
Instructors
Dr. Aida Hajro
Contact details
Type
PI
Weekly hours
2
Language of instruction
Englisch
Registration
09/15/20 to 09/16/20
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Monday 10/12/20 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM TC.5.01
Tuesday 10/13/20 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM TC.3.06
Tuesday 10/13/20 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM Online-Einheit
Monday 11/30/20 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM Online-Einheit

Procedure for the course when limited activity on campus

This course will partly take place in distance mode

Contents

1. Multinational corporations, their reliance on migrants and countries’ immigration regimes: the changing role of Chief Human Resource Officers

2. The role of companies in absorbing, reflecting, or reshaping broader societal attitudes toward immigration

3. Migration and global war for talent

4. Migrant workforce management predicaments in global value chains

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify and critically evaluate in terms of coherence, strengths and limitations existing management frameworks in light of changing migration patterns
  2. Discuss the significance of human resources practices for an effective and responsible management of migrant workers (both low- and high-skilled)
  3. Identify and explain the causes and consequences of one’s own interpersonal behavior and that of others, and how these might facilitate or hinder inclusion.

Attendance requirements

Students are required to attend the first session if they wish to remain registered for the course. Maximum, accumulated absence in the second and third session should not exceed 3 hours.

Teaching/learning method(s)

The course is run as a research workshop. The course leader will act as the facilitator of interactive learning activities such as debates, discussions, and role playing.

Assessment

The assessment of this module is by written group coursework (60%), oral presentation (30%) and participation in class (10%). Students will be asked to choose a specific topic of interest (this can be any topic covered in this module), submit a written group report and present their findings in the third session of the seminar.

Last edited: 2020-09-01



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