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HRM (English language)34186/4701/2122/1/24
Study guide

HRM (English language)

Academic year 2021-22
Is found in:
  • International Curriculum Business, Retail and Languages, programme stage 2
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 4 credits
Weight: 4,00
Total study time: 100,00 hours
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under credit contract.
Co-ordinator: Feys Marjolein
Other teaching staff: Malengier Charlotte
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1 or Semester 2

Final objectives

can develop, implement, monitor and adjust an HR policy


Is able to understand how we evolved to contemporary HRM
Is able to describe the place and role of HR in an organization, and acknowledges the added value of a strategic framework
Is able to describe the impact of culture, structure and leadership on an organization and its people
Is able to determine the different leadership types, and knows what type fits the situation
Is able to describe the impact and importance of an employer brand for an organization
Is able to give an overview and describe the importance of the different phases of the recruitment and selection process
Is able to reflect on a meaningful policy with regard to performance, evaluation, reward and development
Is able to reflect on the causes and consequences of turnover
Is able to reflect on the different HR social partner organizations and to describe the importance of cooperation
Is able to formulate suggestions in order to optimize the HR-policy of an SME, based on knowledge about the (relationship between) different aspects of the HR cycle


Evolution of HRM
HR strategy
Organizational culture and structure
Employer branding
Recruitment, selection and onboarding
Performance and leadership
HR social partners

Organisation of education

Contactonderwijs36,00 hours

Teaching methods

  • Learning dialogue
  • Assignment
  • Guest speaker or lecture/Testimony
    Additional information: With reservation
  • Practice session

Study guidance

Individual learning problems can always be reported to the lecturer and will be remedied.
Formative feedback


Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Inside Regular exam scheduleOral examination60,00
Outside exam schedulePaper40,00Zie evaluatiekaart op Chamilo.
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
Inside Regular exam scheduleOral examination60,00
Inside Regular exam schedulePaper40,00Zie evaluatiekaart op Chamilo
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.


The arrangements regarding prerequisites applied for this course unit are in the Faculty’s educational and examination regulations (FOER).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2021 () or 15.03.2022 ()