Checking date: 29/04/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Selection and Development
Study: Master in Human Resources (276)

Coordinating teacher: BONACHE PEREZ, JAIME ALFONSO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
In order to make the most of this subject, students are expected to have completed the following courses: - Managing and leading people - Organizational Behavior - Comparative HR - Strategic Management
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
After taking this course, students should be able to: - Describe the components of a successful recruitment strategy - Identify multiple sources for recruiting employees and discuss their advantages and disadvantages - Prepare a recruiting advertisement - Discuss the role recruiters play in the recruitment process - Explain several ways to evaluate recruitment success - Explain the importance of employee selection for firms - Discuss the importance of ¿employee fit¿ - Identify the standards managers must adhere to for an employee selection process to be effective - Understand how to carry out employee selection - Understand how to make final employee selection decisions - Explain the purpose of employee development - Understand commonly used development methods
Description of contents: programme
During the sessions¿ course, the following issues will be addressed: - The purpose of recruitment and the recruitment process - Internal and external recruitment methods and sources - The effect of organization demands on recruitment - Employee selection and performance of firms - Person-job fit and person-organization fit - Reliable, valid and unbiased selection measures - The effect of organization demands on recruitment - Errors in employee selection - The assessment of training and development need - The management of employee careers
Learning activities and methodology
During the course, the following learning activities and methodologies will be used: - Case studies and class discussions - Class presentations - Role plays - Team assignments
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Herbert G Heneman III & Timothy A Judge. Staffing Organizations. Mcgraw-Hill/Irwin. 2012

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.