International HRM South Africa

Do you want to play a role in resolving HRM issues in an international context? Where you not only focus on IHRM from an organisational but also from a cultural perspective? Then the minor International HRM South Africa is just what you're looking for! Following this minor in South Africa gives you a unique experience in a different culture.

Overview

Study start

  • April
  • November

Location

  • South Africa

Language

  • English

European credits

  • 15 EC's

Minor type

  • For all bachelor programmes

Subject area

  • Business and Management

Minor content

The main focus in this minor is on HRM issues in an international context. More exactly, it focuses on IHRM from an organisational perspective like: its markets, company strategy, structure and alignment of HRM. Some of the topics tackled in this minor are: introduction to IHRM; strategic management, internationalisation and IHRM; managing knowledge in multinational firms; leadership in the international context; global performance rating; rewarding and sustainability. Because the HRM field deals with people and people are complex entities, social psychology applied to the industry and a training in intercultural sensitivity for HRM purposes will be offered.

Examination

 420 workload hours (15 ECS) 

Educational form:

  • Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Company consultancy case studies
  • Case based learning 
  • Student-led seminars 
  • Team assignments
  • Reflective student journals
     

Admission requirements

Minor is accessible for students who have obtained a propaedeutic degree from a bachelor's programme and 30 credits from the post-propaedeutic programme associated with that programme.

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