Topic 1. Introduction to HRM. Models of HRM: historical overview and main issues. Organizational strategy and HR strategy. The main factors in organizational success in global market. International business environment and its influence to HRM practice.
Topic 2. The main parts of international HRM: functional blocks and instruments. Job analysis and planning. Recruitment. Selection. Training and development. Performance Appraisal. Motivation and compensation. Main definitions and international context.
Topic 3. Approaches to international staffing. Recruitment and selection procedures in multinational corporations. Expatriates in selection process: requirements and methods for international assignments. Global competencies for managers and leaders.
Topic 4. Differences in management education and training systems in different countries and multinational companies. Current trends in employee training and development. New forms of corporate education. Corporate universities as a main force of organizational development.
Topic 5. Career. Factors affecting career. Different types of career development. Global career system.
Topic 6. Global performance management and appraisal. Characteristics of performance management and appraisal in global environment. Practices of global performance systems.
Topic 7. Global compensation. Trends in compensation systems in worldwide companies. Objectives of international compensation. Main elements of global compensation packages. Repatriation issues.
Topic 8. Trends and future issues in human resource management in global environment.