Non-Thesis Master Program in Business Administration

Human Resources Management(Mİ609)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
Mİ609 Human Resources Management 1 3 0 0 3 6
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Masters Degree
Course Instructor(s) Naciye Aylin ATAAY SAYBAŞILI (Email)
Objective The main objective of this course is to familiarize participants with theory and empirical research in the fields of human resource management to discuss the application and the contribution of HRM practices to the organizational performance.
Content Week 1. Introduction to Human Resources Management and Strategic Human Resources Management
Week 2. New trends and issues in Human Resources Management
Week 3. Objectives of HRM functions and HRM strategies
Week 4. Operational and strategic HRM practices
Week 5. Human Resources Planning and competency management
Week 6. Job analysis and job descriptions
Week 7. Employee recruitment and selection
Week 8. Mid-Term Exam
Week 9. Employee training and development
Week 10. Job evaluation and classification
Week 11. Compensation management
Week 12. Performance evaluation and management
Week 13. Career management
Week 14. Problems, case analysis and review for final exam
Course Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, students should:
1- Understand impact of effective management of human resources on organizational strategies and outcomes.
2- Have knowledge on various competing HRM strategies, practices and methods.
3- Understand, follow and criticize contemporary HRM trends, issues and practices.
4- Contribute to the development, implementation, and evaluation of employee recruitment, selection, training and development, performance management and career management plans and processes.
5- Recognize practical problems in HRM functional areas and contribute to their solutions
6- Manage effectively his/her professional development and career.
Teaching and Learning Methods Lecturing, case study and presentations.
References Armstrong, M., Strategic Human Resources Management: A Guide to Action, Kogan Page Publ.
Anthony, W.P., P.L. Perrewé & K.M. Kacmar; Strategic Human Resource Management, The Dryden Press
Uyargil, C. ve diğerleri, İnsan Kaynakları Yönetimi, 5. baskı, Beta Yayınları, İstanbul, 2010.
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Week Weekly Contents
Practice Topics
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Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 2 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 3 50
Toplam 5 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 1 20
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 30
Project 0 0
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 2 50
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The student will be able to use the knowledge and skills needed for upper echelons of management. X
2 The student will be able to identify the behaviors to minimize the risks by taking into account internal and external conditions that effect the organization. X
3 The student should have the general knowledge about labor law, sociology, psychology, organizational sociology, logistics and quantitative methods that can be needed out of basic management functions. X
4 The student should have a command of information and communication technologies that are needed for professional business life. X
5 The student should keep the competitive power of business at higher levels in the increasing globalization and competition conditions with following visionary applications. X
6 The student will be able to identify the changes that are in the internal and external environment of business and the problems which are caused by these changes in time. Also, the student should improve solutions for these problems and apply them. X
7 The student will be able to generate the solutions for managerial problems with the help of management games and simulation techniques. X
8 The student should make presentations and discuss managerial problems at least two foreign languages. X
9 The student will be able to tend towards practices of case study and sample event assessment and contribute the projects in which he/she serves. X
10 The student should get the responsibility in teamwork and contribute to team work. X
11 The student should get the habit of updating his technical skills to adjust the changing and improving scientific and technologic environment. X
12 The student should make a principle of behaving ethical in business life and guarding the interests of his colleagues and business stakeholders. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 13 2 26
Assignments 1 30 30
Presentation 1 1 1
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 20 20
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 25 25
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 144
Total Workload / 25 5,76
Credits ECTS 6
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