Global Talent Management



Marina O. Latukha, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management



45 contact hours


Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

Course Description:

The course aims to provide theoretical and practical aspects of global talent management highlighting the role of talented employees and human capital at different levels of organizational behavior to ensure a firm’s sustainable growth, innovative breakthrough and competitive advantage in global environment. The course is intended as overview of global talent management strategies with focus on the creation and development of firm’s competitive advantage through people from strategic point of view in international business.
The main perspective in the course is different talent management strategies and practices aims to attract, develop and retain the core employees who help to drive organization’s vision and ensure its success in both local and international environment. As one of the key challenges for global managers is to identify, develop and retain the right people to achieve firm’s strategic goals and create competitive advantage, the course aims to focus on key areas that bring about company’s success via understanding of talent management practices in global environment. This holistic view enables students to reach a deep understanding of phenomenon of global talent management and learn how different managerial practices may support a firm’s strategic orientation.

Course Content:

  • The framework of global talent management
  • Talent management, business strategies and a firm’s performance 
  • Talent management in MNCs
  • Talent management strategies
  • Key talent management practices
  • Talent development as a key managerial practice

Course Organization:

The course will follow a lecture, discussion, case analysis, and guest lectures.
Students are expected to attend all classes and be fully prepared and actively participate in class discussions.

Course Reading:

Course book (Required): Latukha, M. Talent Management in Emerging Market Firms: Global Strategy and Local Challenges. 2016, Palgrave Macmillan.

(optional) D. Briscoe, R. Schuler, I. Tarigue. International Human Resource Management: Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises. 2011, Routledge, ISBN: 0415884764

(Required) Cases (will be distributed in class)

Exam format:

Final exam will be on-line, open-book, case-based.
Exam time: 90 min.

Grading Policy:

Group Project            25 (15 written report + 10 presentation)
Class Participation      25
Final Exam               50
Total:                     100

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