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Talent Dimensions in HRM

Talent Dimensions in HRM

Code: LEA3LF003
Extent: 6 ECTS (162 h)
Timing: Semester 5 - 7
Language: English
Level: Professional Specialisation Studies
Type: Compulsory to those chosen LEALF2 Human Resource Management for Global Business as their specialisation.

Prerequisites

The student has successfully completed the GloBBA Basic and Joint Professional Studies. The course is part of the module of Human Resource Management for Global Business.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student

  • appreciates people as the key intellectual capital of the organization
  • creates and maintains competitive advantage through people
  • identifies key competences within the industry and organizational competence gaps
  • identifies future organizational competence needs
  • identifies and evaluate various training and development procedures
  • understands how to engage in talent management  by using resource planning, recruitment and selection, horizontal and vertical career planning.
  • knows the tools for assessing competencies
  • has developed a resource-based view of the organization
  • understands the expatriation process from a company’s and legal point of view.
  • has developed strategic thinking skills
  • has gained analytical an assessment skills
  • is able to assess learning processes
  • has enhanced his/her HH3S competences as applicable to the course.

Course contents

  • Strategy-driven talent and competence management
  • Demand for diverse competencies and potential in various industries
  • Job analysis
  • Competence evaluation and inventory
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Training and development
  • Career planning
  • Exit management
  • Integrated performance appraisal  (PA) and management (PM) including disciplinary procedures

Cooperation with the business community

Company cases and/or company guest speakers, company visits.

International dimension

Cases from MNC’s

Teaching and learning methods

Contact lessons
Web-based PBL
Student presentations
Social learning methods (e.g. poster walk, world café)
Individual and/or team assignments
Investigative learning approach (e.g. information search and knowledge sharing)
The assessment of one’s own learning 1 h

Accreditation of prior learning (APL)

Accreditation of prior learning (APL) is observed on the course according to separate instructions.

Teacher with the main responsibility for the course

Anita Pösö

Course materials

Articles selected by tutors.
Literature on talent management and competence management

Assessment criteria

Grade/Learning outcomes

1 (Min. 40%
competence level)
3 (Min. 70%
competence level)
5 (Min. 90%
competence level)
Knowledge The student has limited knowledge of the concepts of talent dimensions in HRM and poorly understands the importance of talent management in global organizations. The student has good knowledge of the concepts of talent dimensions in HRM and understands well the importance of talent management in global organizations. The student has excellent knowledge of the concepts of talent dimensions in HRM and understands very well the importance of talent management in global organizations.
Skills The student has great difficulties in choosing the appropriate tools and methods that are relevant to identifying and analyzing competence and development needs. He/she has great difficulties in strategic, critical and analytical thinking. The student is able to choose the appropriate tools and methods that are relevant to identifying and analyzing competence and development needs. He/she has great difficulties in strategic, critical and analytical thinking. Student demonstrates excellent skills to choose the appropriate tools and methods that are relevant to identifying and analyzing competence and development needs. He/she has great difficulties in strategic, critical and analytical thinking.
Competence The student poorly applies the concepts, tools, and theories related to talent management.  With great difficulty and under strict supervision, the student is able to complete HRM related tasks. The student shows poor service and sales orientation as required by the HH3S policy. The student is able to apply the learned concepts, tools, and theories to talent management.  He/she is able to work somewhat independently and professionally in HRM related tasks. The student shows good service and sales orientation as required by the HH3S policy. The student can fully apply the learned concepts, tools, and theories to talent management. He/she is able to work very independently and professionally in HRM related tasks. The student shows excellent service and sales orientation as required by the HH3S policy.

Modes of assessment and their weights

Assignment 40%
Active and purposeful participation contact lessons 20%
Active and purposeful participation in virtual PBL 30%

The assessment of one's own learning does not influence the course grade. The assignment is the same for all courses/modules and the answers will also be used for course/module development. The assignment is completed on an E-form.