Human Resource Management

The module focuses on integrating relevant aspects of Human Resource Management with organisational theory: in the services industry (including the Leisure and Tourism industries), employees are the most important asset within the organisation. That is why it is interesting and important to the future line manager to know how to manage his/her personnel.



  • Semester: fall
  • Amount of ECTS: 12
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In the HRM module students will learn what the importance, the role and position of HRM is within an organisation. Students will also learn how to make a job description and experience how to recruit and select the right person for the job. Other topics in this module are: diversity of work force; career development; motivation of employees; the relationship between the quality of employees and the quality of services and more.

Another aspect of the module is management skills: students will experience interviewing employees by doing role plays in the management skills workshops.

Business Economics 3: Financing

The student will learn in which ways companies can finance their assets. Furthermore, they will learn which sources of capital are available to a company to be able to do the necessary investment.

The module focuses on the following themes:

  • Human resource management
  • HRM tools like recruitment and selection; career development; motivation; appraisal and performance interviews; diversity and more
  • Service profit chain


The module is the follow-up to O&P1 from the first year, and builds on basic knowledge and understanding of organisations, with a development of HRM theory and skills.

  • Method: Case Based Learning, Workshops, Lectures, Presentations, Role Plays
  • Examination: Reports, Presentations, Management Skills, CBL-participation
  • Number of credits: 12 ECTS
  • Entry requirements: Completion of the management module Organisations and Personnel 1 (O&P1).
  • Some essential skills are necessary for successful participation in the module.
  • These are, good communication skills, proven proficiency in English and the ability to work in a team. If you cannot meet these standards, you will not be able to pass the module.