115-0592/01 – Human Resource Management (HRM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D., MBASubject version guarantordoc. Ing. Petra Horváthová, Ph.D., MBA
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. Explain the nature and content of human resource management. 2. Clarify the process for making personnel strategy and policy. 3. Describe the steps of the process of recruitment, selection and adaptation of employees. 4. Explain the essence of the process of training and development of employees. 5. Characterize the basic principles of performance management and performance appraisal of employees. 6. Clarify the nature, significance and various tools of compensation of employees. 7. Explain the basics of ethics and its application in the field of human resources management. 8. Describe the importance and benefits of competencies and competency models usage. 9. Characterize talent management and its use in the organization. 10.Explain the significance and the creation of organizational culture. 11.Define the essence of international human resource management. 12.Characterize employee relations and its improtance.

Teaching methods



The aim of the course is to provide students with a deeper understanding of human resource management. At the beginning of the course, students are introduced to the new role of HR departments and HR management specialists, the development of HR management strategy and policy. Subsequently, students are given a detailed explanation of the various HR activities, including the roles of line managers and HRM specialists. Considerable attention is paid to the issues of competency models, talent management and employee remuneration.

Compulsory literature:

ARMSTRONG, Michael. Armstrong´s Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice. 14th ed. New York: Kogan Page, 2017. 779 s. ISBN 9780749474119. HORVÁTHOVÁ, Petra a Andrea ČOPÍKOVÁ. Human Resource Management. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2017. 240 s. ISBN 978-80-248-4103-8. NOE, Raymond A., John R. HOLLENBECK, Barry A. GERHART a Patrick M. WRIGHT. Human resource management: gaining a competitive advantage. 12 ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2021. 787 s. ISBN 978-1-260-57074-8.

Recommended literature:

ANDERSON, Valerie, Rita FONTINHA a Fiona Jane ROBSON. Research methods in human resource management: investigating a business issue. 4th ed. London: Kogan Page, 2020. 475 s. ISBN 978-0-7494-9812-2. TAYLOR, Stephen. Resourcing and talent management. 7th ed. London: Kogan Page, 2019. 493 s. ISBN 978-0-7494-8385-2. TROGER, Hermann. Human resource management in a post COVID-19 world: new distribution of power, individualization, digitalization and demographic developments. Cham: Springer, 2021. 198 s. ISBN 978-3-030-67469-4.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

credit - project exam - written test


Other requirements

Communication in English.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Human Resource Management 2. Human Resource Strategy and Policy 3. Human Resource Planning 4. Job Analysis and Job Description 5. Recruitment, Selection and Orientation of Employees 6. Training and Development of Employees 7. Performance Management and Employees Appraisal 8. Compensation of Employees 9. Human Resource Management Ethics 10.Organizational Culture 11.International HRM 12.Competencies and Competency Model 13.Talent Management 14.Employee Relations

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester, validity until: 2020/2021 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100 (100) 51
        2 Projects Project 40  20
        Written test Written examination 60  31
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80%

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Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
Incoming students 2021/2022 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students - bachelor study 2020/2021 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students - bachelor study 2019/2020 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block
Incoming students - bachelor study 2018/2019 Full-time English Choice-compulsory 163 - International Office stu. block