Industrial Engineering

Human Resource Management(IND458)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
IND458 Human Resource Management 7 3 0 0 3 4
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction French
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Mehtap DURSUN (Email)
Objective The relationship of human with the business process is as old as humanity. However, in modern sense, the process began at the 18th century and augmented the efficiency of labor remarkably. The foundation blocks of today’s human resources management are placed from those years according to the industrial revolution. In the 19th century, then, by the fast growth of the world economy and changing business doing style bring about the birth of personnel management. In the personnel management topic terms of references are predicated, the outline is bordered by labor law and employee affairs. At the beginning of 20th century, the efficiency of employee and the working conditions were associated, thus the change in the human resource management has began. In parallel with the velocity of change in the world, the value given and investment to human increased corporate life, thus in accordance with enterprise and business strategies the requirements of qualifications are identified. And by the definition of managing long-term learning actively strategic human resources management came on the scene.
The goals of the course to provide participants with a foundation to:
• Definition and scope of human resources management, and historical development,
• Process of recruitment and selection,
• Process of learning and development,
• Process of performance and career management,
• Remuneration, reward and approval policies,
• Human resources management concept for changing labor force profile.
Content The aim, strategies, and processes of human resources
Human resource planning and organizational management
Recruitment and selection
Learning and development
Performance management
Career planning
Job evaluation techniques
Reward, employee engagement and motivation
Supply, service, and administrative affairs functions
New horizons in human resources management
Course Learning Outcomes ÖÇ 1: Keeps extensive abreast of human resources management functions;
ÖÇ 2: Masters the subject of new employee recruitment and placement and knows about the types of interview techniques;
ÖÇ 3: Polishes up developing and directing her/his own career;
ÖÇ 4: Comes of level of making the definition of job description and concept and evaluating the jobs;
ÖÇ 5: Knows methods about employee motivation and engagement and applies them;
ÖÇ 6: Has knowledge about the development of human resources management according to continuously renewed labor force.
Teaching and Learning Methods Explanation
Case Studies
References Armstrong, Michael, A handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, 10th ed., Kogan Page Limited, 2006.
Fındıkçı, İlhami, İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi, Alfa Yayınları, 2009.
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 The aim, strategies, and processes of human resources
2 Human resource planning and organizational management
3 Recruitment and selection
4 Learning and development
5 Performance management
6 Career planning, Presentation
7 Remuneration, Presentation
8 Job evaluation techniques, Presentation
9 Reward, employee engagement and motivation, Presentation
10 Supply, service, and administrative affairs functions
11 New horizons in human resources management, Presentation
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 2 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 3 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 6 20
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 30
Project 1 20
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 8 70
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Knowledge and understanding of a wide range of basic sciences (math, physics, ...) and the main concepts of engineering
2 Ability to combine the knowledge and skills to solve engineering problems and provide reliable solutions
3 Ability to select and apply methods of analysis and modeling to ask, reformulate and solve the complex problems of industrial engineering
4 Ability to conceptualize complex systems, processes or products under practical constraints to improve their performance, ability to use innovative methods of design
5 Ability to design, select and apply methods and tools needed to solve problems related to the practice of industrial engineering, ability to use computer technology
6 Ability to design experiments, collect and interpret data and analyze results
7 Ability to work independently, ability to participate in working groups and have a multidisciplinary team spirit X
8 Ability to communicate effectively, ability to speak at least two foreign languages X
9 Awareness of the need for continuous improvement of lifelong learning, ability to keep abreast of scientific and technological developments to use the tools of information management
10 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility X
11 Knowledge of the concepts of professional life as "project management", "risk management" and "management of change" X
12 Knowledge on entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainability
13 Understanding of the effects of Industrial Engineering applications on global and social health, environment and safety.
14 Knowledge of the problems of contemporary society X
15 Knowledge of the legal implications of the practice of industrial engineering
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 13 2 26
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 6 6
Project 1 10 10
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 12 12
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 96
Total Workload / 25 3,84
Credits ECTS 4
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