20571 - STRATEGIC AND HR MANAGEMENT IN PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 14
At the end of the course, students are expected to achieve
- A comprehensive understanding of the role of strategic management for public sector organizations and international institutions.
- The ability to single out and analyze the strategic management challenges that public sector organizations and international institutions are facing.
- The ability to formulate recommendations for strategic choices.
- A comprehensive understanding of the key features of human resources management systems in public sector organizations and international institutions.
- The ability to identify the conditions under which human resources management policies and practices match the strategy.
- The ability to foster the implementation of such strategies, through leadership skills.
- The ability to use the insights from behavioral theories to improve public employees’ performance in service of their organization’s strategic objectives.
- Crafting the strategy. This module discusses the ways in which public sector organizations and international institutions craft strategic objectives and strategic plans, and who makes strategic decisions. Students learn how to define strategies at two levels: “macro”, across industries and policy fields, and “micro”, by gaining an understanding of corporate strategy instruments and corporate governance decision making processes.
- Implementing the strategy. This module features a comprehensive overview of organization, personnel policies, and tools to manage human resources. Students learn how to analyze and improve HRM policies and practices in the context of public sector organizations and international institutions. Furthermore, this module showcases the possible of behavioural theories to HRM: students learn how to combine insights from leading behavioural theories to foster public employees’ performance and facilitate strategy implementation.
- Written final exam (in the January or February session).
For non attending students
Written final exam. Please check the syllabus on blackboard and email the course director for any information.