Saint-Louis University - Bruxelles

ECGE1216 - Human Resource Management


Credits : 5

Lecturer :
Mode of delivery :
Face-to-face , second term, 30 hours of theory.

Timetable :
Second term
Friday from 08:30 to 10:30 at 43 Botanique 3

Language of instruction :

Learning outcomes :
The course aims at providing an introduction into the basic concepts of HR Management. After taking this course, students will be able to understand the general concepts of HR in a business context and they will be able to communicate with corporate HR professionals around HR related matters.

Prerequisites :
For the Bachelor in Law :

For the Bachelor in Information and Communication :

For the Bachelor of Science in Business Engineering :

Co-requisites :
Course contents :
The course is designed around the basic HR-scheme: inflow-transfer-outflow. Based upon this scheme we will discuss the main theories currently applied by HR professionals. The following topics will be discussed during teaching:
General introduction - definition and evolution
Job analysis and job evaluation
Recruitment of candidates
Selection of applicants
Socialization of newcomers
Performance management of employees
Staff outflow

Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Oral teaching with explanation of theories and illustration through examples. Room for interactive discussions. Students must be ready to answer direct questions asked by the professor.
No pre-course reading is expected

Assessment methods and criteria :
The exam is in writing and consists of 20 multiple choice questions and two open questions. For the multiple choice part, a guess penalty does apply.
For Erasmus students alternative exam methods may apply when necessary to comply with the calendar of their home university.

Recommended or required reading :
Slides of the course content are available via Moodl.
The compulsory textbook used in the course: Caers, R. (2021) HRM Basics. 3e edition. ISBN 9781839701269

Other information :
The course is taught Friday morning between 8:30 and 10:30 am.