Checking date: 26/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Human Resource Management
Master in Business and Finance (Plan: 362 - Estudio: 69)

Coordinating teacher: GOMEZ MEJIA, LUIS RAFAEL

Department assigned to the subject: Business Administration Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 5.0 ECTS


The course aims to develop a knowledge framework in human capital management that contributes to develop the skills of the students as organizational scientists. In particular, students will develop skills in critically reading and evaluating scholarly works and in the communication skills necessary for professional success in the management field.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Course program: 1. General Theoretical Background 2. Incentive Alignment at Executive Level 3. Corporate Governance & Institutional Responses 4. Incentive Alignment for Non-Executive Groups 5. Managing Risk and Innovation 6. Managing Family Owned Firms
Learning activities and methodology
-Lectures by the professor, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the bibliography is provided to complement the students' learning. -Critical reading of academic papers -Exposition and discussion in class of academic papers, under the moderation of the professor -Elaboration of a final project
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 33
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 67
Basic Bibliography
  • Clegg, Stewart R; Hardy, Cynthia; Lawrence, Tom; Nord, Walter R. Handbook of Organization Studies. SAGE. 2006

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.