115-0391/02 – Human Resources Management B (RLZB)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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BLA18 prof. PhDr. Jiří Bláha, CSc.
HAS70 doc. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D.
KAS348 Ing. Kateřina Kashi, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1.To identify new roles of personnel departments and human resource specialists in organizations. 2.To clarify human resource strategy and to explain human resource planning. 3.To explain the process of competency model creating 4.To describe the recruitment and selection process of employees and to design appropriate methods for selecting the given positions. 5.To clarify the process of placement and adaptation of employees. 6.To explain process of training and development of employees and to outline the steps of training and development cycle. 7.To clarify talent management process and to evaluate its benefits. 8.To formulate aims of performance appraisal and to design a combination of appraisal methods for chosen positions. 9.To explain the principles of contingent pay and to conclude its advantages and disadvantages. 10.To clarify the issuee of human capital management. 11.To define scope of managing employee relations and to explain processes of employee relations. 12.To conclude negatives rising staff turnover in the company and recommend possible ways of measuring employees leaving the company.

Teaching methods



The aim of this subject is to deeply introduce students with the issues of human resource management. At the beginning of the course, students are introduced to the new role of HR departments and human resource specialists, with strategy creation and human resource policy. Subsequently are to the students in detail explained individual HR activities, including the roles of line managers and human resource specialists. Considerable attention is paid to talent management, employee remuneration and human capital management.

Compulsory literature:

DECENZO, David A., Stephen P. ROBBINS a Susan L. VERHULST. Fundamentals of Human Resource Management. 12th ed. Hoboken:Wiley, 2016. ISBN 9781119032748. MATHIS, Robert L. a John H. JACKSON. Human Resource Managemenent. 13th ed. Mason: South-Western Cengage Learning, 2011. ISBN 978-0-538-45315-8. MOONDY, Wayne R. and Joseph J. MARTOCCHIO. Human Resource Management. 14th ed. Harlow: Pearson, 2016. ISBN 978-1-292-09437-3.

Recommended literature:

ČOPÍKOVÁ, Andrea. Essentials of Human Resource Management. Studijní opora v rámci projektu Rozvoj jazykových kompetencí pracovníků VŠB-TU Ostrava: InterDV. 2012. IVANCEVICH, John and Robert KONOPASKE. Human Resource Management. 12th ed. USA: Mc Graw-Hill, 2012. ISBN 9780078029127. STEWART, Greg L. a Kenneth G. BROWN. Human Resource Management. Linking Strategy To Practice. 2nd ed. Hoboken: Wiley, 2011. ISBN 9780470530498.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta

Basic knowledge of human resource management.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

-New role of personnel departments and human resource specialists -Human Resources Strategy and Policy, Human Resources Planning -Competency and competency models -Recruiting and Selecting Human Resources -Placement and adaptation of employees -Training and Development of Employees -Talent Management -Appraisal of Employees -Compensating Human Resources I -Compensating Human Resources II -Human Capital Management -Managing Employee Relations I -Managing Employee Relations II -Dismissal of Employees

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 30 (30) 16
                Presentation of the project Project 30  16
        Examination Examination 70 (70) 35
                Written test Written examination 70  35
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Attendance at lectures is recommended. Scope of compulsory attendance at seminars - 80%.

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