The course is conducted entirely online. There is no alternative procedure.
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As more and more organizations continue to expand globally, the need to manage and sustain a global workforce has become vital. Increased digitization and technological advancements have made it possible to have a data-driven approach to making strategic decisions regarding multinational organizations’ human resources. This course will introduce you to global HR strategic planning and will explore methods and tools used to make data-driven decisions about recruiting, selecting, developing, evaluating, and retaining employees.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
Identify and describe the central aspects of the strategic approach to HR.
Understand how cultural, institutional, and organizational factors influence HR strategy.
Demonstrate an improved understanding of methodologies for analyzing data.
Analyze data to aid various HR functions.
Use the skills and tools you learned in this course to make accurate data-driven decisions.
Demonstrate improved research, critical thinking, teamwork, and presentation skills.
The synchronous online lectures are designed in a way to maximize your learning by balancing between lecture and your involvement in discussions, cases,and exercises. You will also participate in a hands-on team project, which will give you an opportunity to develop your analytical skills and gain experience in using data to make strategic HR decisions. As part of an individual research report, you will also have the chance to explore in depth an area of HR analytics that is of interest to you.
Assessment will be based on both individual and team performance. Breakdown of assignments with percent of total grade:
- One individual written research report: 40% of total grade (Due date: December 15th)
- Team project: written executive summary report (final grade partially depends on peer evaluations): 20% of total grade (Due date: December 9th)
- Team project: recorded slide-show presentation (final grade partially depends on peer evaluations): 20% of total grade (Due date: December 9th)
- Participation: 20% of total grade
Please note that successful participation involves thoughtfully contributing to the discussion by answering questions, engaging in a thoughtful analysis of the discussed cases, building on other students’ ideas, actively participating in activities, and synthesizing across readings and discussions. You are expected to have read in advance all the required reading materials and cases and be prepared to discuss them.
More information on assignments and required course readings will be provided on the course website at the start of the course.
90-100% = 1
80-89% = 2
70-79% = 3
60 - 69% = 4
Below 60% = 5
Prior knowledge of human resource management and basic statistics is helpful but not necessary.
Mihaela Dimitrova, PhD
Department of Global Business and Trade
Office: D1 3.068
I am available for individual meetings by appointment, e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org