Institute: Vállalkozásmenedzsment Intézet (1084 Budapest, Tavaszmezõ u. 15-17.) Credit: 3
Type of classes: Nappali Language: angol Semester: 2019/20/2
Level: Technical Management BSc;
Responsible Teacher: Dr. habil. Szeghegyi Ágnes Teacher(s): Dr. Piricz Noémi;
Pre requirements: Basics of management
Consultations (total/week): Heti Lectures: 1 Practice lectures: 2 Labs: 0 Consultations: 0
Type of Exam: félévközi jegy
Aim of the subject: The aim of this course is to understand the role and meaning of HRM from a number of practical and theoretical perspectives that provides a complete
resource for implementing HR in relation to the needs of the business as whole. All the key areas will be detailed, like essential HR functions,
performance, rewards and motivations, employee engagement, HR policy.
Requirements during the semester
(homeworks, essays,
excercises, teamworks,
part and final
oral/written exam etc.):
Team Presentation from field of HRM, topics are suggested by the tutor
One written paper from the regarded topics

1) Group presentation on week 9: max 40 points
2) One written paper on week 13: max 60 points (for passing min requirement: min 30 points)

Presentation cannot be fulfilled or repeated in exam period!

Requirements on participation:
It is mandatory to attend the labs required in the syllabus when scheduled on the timetable.
The requirements of the Study and Exam Rules are applicable to missed lessons. (During a semester, one three labs can be missed).
It is compulsory to actively take part in lessons. Participation is verified by means of an attendance sheet.
Week of
Topics of lectures/practices
1. The essence and concept of Human Resource Management (nature, aims and basics, theories and fields) Job/Labor market, HRM policy
2. Strategic HRM (workforce planning, work, organizational and job design) People resourcing, HRM Information system
3. Organizational structure
Human capital management, Competency-based management
4. Recruitment and selection, methods and practices (self-management)
5. International management: expatriates, flexible works and disabled employment
6. Reward management and performance: pay and benefits, motivation and employer branding, employee engagement
7. Learning and development: talent management and career management, skills
8. Conflict management: negotiating, handling people problems
9. Group presentation l
10. Group presentation ll
11. HRM in practice
12. The ethical dimension of HRM, Corporate social responsibility
New trends (generations’ gap, online behavior, cultural differences, knowledge)
13. Written paper
14. Corrections and replacements
Supplementary paper
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
How marks are given?
1) Group presentation: max 40 points
2) One written paper: max 60 points (for passing min requirement: min 30 points)

The calculation of marks:
between 0-50 points: one (1)
between 51-64 points: two (2)
between 65-75 points: three (3)
between 76-88 points: four (4)
between 89-100 points: five (5)
Type of evaluation,
repetition, calculation
of grade, etc.
Written exam at exam period in case of failure during the semester.
Compulsory literature: • Armstrong, A. – Taylor S. (2016): Armstrong’s Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice, Kogan Page
• Learning material in Moodle
Suggested literature: a) Armstrong, M. (2016): Armstrong’s Essential Human Resource Management Practice, Kogan Page
b) Price, A. (2015) Human Resource Management, Cengage