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Strategic Human Resource Management 1 , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Other Subjects - ÖÄA
SUBJECT AREA   Sociology - SO1
  COURSE CODE   731G14
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- account for the value and development of work from a historical perspective
- describe development tendencies in national economy, structural transformations in the Swedish industry and its consequences for the labour market and working life
- describe and analyse basic perspectives in the area of organisation and management
- describe the function of personnel management in the company's strategic and operational environment
- account for basic business economic concepts and approaches and be able to discuss the business economic conditions of staff-related events and consequences
- use knowledge about the individual and the working environment.
Work and Working Life, 7.5 HE credits (Arbete och arbetsliv)

This module covers the interplay between individual and society with an emphasis on work and working life. This module covers the value and development of work from a historical perspective. Development tendencies in the national economy is also covered, as well as the structural transformation in the Swedish industry and its consequences for the labour market and working life.

Organisation and Management, 7.5 HE credits (Organisation och ledning)

This module covers organisational theory perspectives, leadership theories and models for development in management and organisation.

Human Resource Economy, 7.5 HE credits (Personalekonomi)

This module covers the company as a phenomenon, its control mechanisms and evaluation methods. Elementary strategic and operational business economic concepts are presented. Principles and models for planning, control and follow up in order to achieve business economic efficient activities in the personnel area are addressed.

Social Psychology in Working Life, 7.5 HE credits (Arbetslivets socialpsykologi)

This module covers the interplay between individuals and their working environment. This module also provides knowledge on how to handle cooperation difficulties that are based on differences in working roles and working methods, in order to build good relations and a good working climate.
Apart from participating in lectures and seminars, the students, independently or in groups, should carry out the assignments that they are given. The students should also study independently.
The examination formats vary, depending on the contents and planning of the different modules. The course is examined continuously via different forms of examination and via assignments that are examined both in writing and orally at compulsory seminars. Detailed information on the contents and set-up of the examination can be found in the course study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Strategic Human Resource Management 1
Ledning och strategiskt personalarbete 1
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IBL - Department of Behavioural Science and Learning
Registrar No: 2009-00139   Course Code: 731G14      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Other Subjects - ÖÄA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level       SA  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2010-01-29