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HR Strategy and Change

HR Strategy and Change

Code: HRM3LF105
Extent: 5 ECT 
Timing: semesters 4 - 6 
Language: English
Curriculum: GLOBBA16
Course level: Specialisation Studies
Course type: compulsory for HRM specialisation students

Starting level and linkage with other courses
Prerequisites: all compulsory HRM courses (HRM3LF101 Employer Branding, HRM3LF102 Talent Development, HRM3LF103 Talent Management and HRM3LF104 eHRM).

Learning outcomes
You understand the purpose of, and the processes and tools used in strategic HR planning. You are able to identify and discuss the challenges changing business environments set for strategic HR planning. You understand the importance of the strategic link between HR and business strategies. You can analyse organisational HR strategies and suggest improvements. You are able to draft a change communication plan for a specific organisational need and to analyse external HR data and understand its function in the annual reporting system.


  • HR strategy and planning
  • strategic HRM and strategic alignment
  • managing change and change communication

Recognising and validating prior learning (RPL)
If you have acquired the required competence in previous work tasks, recreational activities or on another course, you can show the competence with a demonstration and progress faster through your studies. More information and instructions for RPL are available at MyNet.

Cooperation with the business community
Company guest speakers and/or students interview a company representative of their own choosing and/or other feasible forms of cooperation.

Assignments will make use of international business cases and examples.

Course formats
Contact and distant sessions or virtual course or educationalisation.

Students' performance is graded on the following scale: Excellent (5), Very good (4), Good (3), Satisfactory (2), Fair (1), Fail (0).
A link to the joint assessment grid. The assessment of one’s own learning.

Course teacher(s)
Anita Pösö, Elizabeth San Miguel

Learning materials
Materials to be announced in the implementation plan.