Human Capital Management

Code 542PP
Credits 6

Learning outcomes

The course aims to provides fundamental concepts, approaches and techniques of managing human resources in order to develop skills and attitude concerning people management processes.
In the first part of the course, a general framework concerning Human Resources policies and practices will be illustrated and discussed. We will then examine the strategic view on Human Resource Management. In the second part, we will provide some tools and applications, with particular reference to recruitment, training and development programmes, performance appraisal, reward systems. Implications of HRM for performance and satisfaction will be discussed.
The main objectives of the course are:
- How to develop and implement effective strategies of HR: main approaches
- Concept, scope and objectives of HRM: characteristics and functions of HRM
- Job analysis and job design
- Recruitment, selection and socialization
- Training and development
- Performance appraisal
- Job evaluation
- Compensation
At the end of the course, students will be able to train some appropriate skills in order to
- analyze actual situations with human resources in the company,
- identify main problems concerning HRM,
- propose well-reasoned decisions aimed to solve main problems concerning HRM
- choose appropriate methods of HRM practices