115-0452/02 – European Human Resource Management (EŘLZ)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Andrea Čopíková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Andrea Čopíková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
COP01 Ing. Andrea Čopíková, Ph.D.
HAS70 prof. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D., MBA
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Credit 8+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To understand difference between traditional personnel management and HRM. 2. To formulate specifics of European HRM. 3. To clarify the organisations' HRM purpose and importance for organisation's performance, effectiveness, adaptability, development and competitive success of the organisation. 4. To differentiate and clarify roles of line managers and HR managers. 5. To orientate in procedures when fulfilling organisation's functions, task fulfilling and solving of problems connected with HR. 6. To understand culture of the partner of companies operating in multicultural global environment.

Teaching methods



The subject brings basic information about managerial approaches to HRM in organisations. Clarifies personnel strategy and planning of the organisation, creation of its personnel policy and effective ways of acquiring, rewording, employment relations, developing and using of HR of the organization. The modul's focus is information on HR handling, conditions of its effective use and development of organisation's human potential.

Compulsory literature:

1. ARMSTRONG, Michael a Angela BARON. Strategic HRM. The key to improved business performance. London : CIPD, 2002. ISBN 0-85292-923-4. 2. BREWSTER, Ch., P. SPARROW a G. VERNON. International Human Resource Management. London: Chantered Institute of Personnel and Development. 2007, 2nd. Edition. ISBN 978-1-84398-159-6. 3. TORRINGTON, D., L. HALL a S. TAYLOR. Human Resource Management. Pearson Education Limited 2008, 7th. Edition. ISBN 978-0-273-71075-2.

Recommended literature:

1. ARMSTRONG, Michael a Helen MURLIS. Reward Management: A Handbook of Remuneration Strategy and Practice. London: Kogan Page, 2007. ISBN 978-0-7494-4986-5. 2. PULAKOS, D. Elaine. Performance Management. A New Approach for Driving Business Results. Velká Británie: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. ISBN 978-1-4051-7762-7.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

Basic knowledge of management.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Changing Nature of Human Resource Management HRM and historical development, soft and hard HRM models difference between personnel management and HRM organizational chart of HR department and its role HR Management Roles,HR Management Competencies competencies of managers. 2. Human Resources Strategy and Policy, Human Resources Planning Strategy and its cohesion HR policy (types, important) HR Planning Process HR Planning Responsibilities. 3. Recruiting and Selecting Human Resources Job Analysis and Job Description Recruiting and Selecting Methods Recruiting and Selecting Evaluation and Metrics Recruiting and Selecting Responsibilities. 4. Training and Development Training and Organizational Strategy Process of Training Talent management Training Responsibilities. 5. Appraisal of Employees Objectives of Appraisal Forms and Methods of Appraisal Appraisal Interview Appraisal Responsibilities. 6. Compensating Human Resources Rewards Strategy and Policy Legislation Compensation System Variable Pay Job Evaluation Balanced Scorecard Benefits Compensation Responsibilities. 7. HRM in a small and middle organizations Characteristic of a small organizations HR activities in a small, middle organizations versus large organizations HR Managers responsibilities and managers responsibilities

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2011/2012 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation Credit 85 (85) 85 3
        Zápočet Written test 85  85 3
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Assessment of instruction

2011/2012 Winter