115-0552/02 – European Human Resource Management (EHRM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Andrea Čopíková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Andrea Čopíková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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COP01 Ing. Andrea Čopíková, 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 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

Individual consultations


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:

l. Armstrong, M., Baron, A. Strategic HRM. The key to improved business performance. 1.vyd. London : CIPD, 2002, 257p. ISBN 0-85292-923-4. 2. Brewster,CH., Sparrow,P., Vernon,G. International Human Ressource Management. 2nd.edition London: CIPD, 2007,332 s. ISBN 978 184398 130 5. 3. Currie, D. Introduction to Human Resource Management a guide to personnel practice. First ed. London: CIPF, 2006. 316 p. ISBN 1 84398 139 4. 4. Foot, M., Hook, c. Introducing Human Resource Management. 2nd ed. London: Longman, 1999, 444p. ISBN 0-582-36892-8. 5. Price, A. Human Resource Management in a Business Context. London, International Thomson Business Press, 1997

Recommended literature:

1. Pool,M., Warner,M. Human Ressource management. 4. ed. London: Thomson Learning, 2001. 974 p. ISBN 1-86152-633-4. 2. Sparrow, P.- Hiltrop J. M. European Human Resource Management in Transition. London: Prentice Hall, 1994, 702 s. ISBN 0-13-202095-5.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Changing Nature of Human Resource Management - HR activities, HR Management Roles, HR Management Competencies. 2. Human Resources Strategy and Policy, Human Resources Planning - Strategic HR Management, HR Planning Process, HR Planning Responsibilities. 3. Recruiting and Selecting Human Resources - Job Analysis and Job Description, Recruiting and Selecting Methods, Recruiting and Selecting Responsibilities. 4. Appraisal of Employees - Objectives of Appraisal, Methods of Appraisal, Appraisal Interview. 5. Training and Development - Training and Organizational Strategy, Process of Training, Talent management. 6. Compensating Human Resources - Rewards Strategy, Compensation System, Pay Structures, Benefits. 7. Managing Employee Relations - Risk Management and Worker Protection, Union/Management Relations.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
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Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100  51
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2010/2011 (B6208) Economics and Management (6208R174) European Business Studies P Czech Ostrava 3 Compulsory study plan
2010/2011 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T062) Marketing and Business (00) Marketing and Business P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2009/2010 (N6208) Economics and Management (6208T062) Marketing and Business (00) Marketing and Business P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
Incoming Students 2012/2013 Full-time Czech Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block