Engineering and Production Management

Leadership and Human Resource Management

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS

 

Course content

• Role models of HR managers and executives at operational levels in industries
• Personnel recruitment, personnel development and personnel controlling
• Leadership theories, leadership tools, leadership and leadership styles
• Methods of lean management in human resources
• Framework conditions for successful personnel management
• Motivation and performance of classic employee types
• Job satisfaction, employee motivation and retention
• Personnel cost reduction, crisis management in human resources

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students are able to:

• Characterize tasks and role understanding between HR managers and executives at the operational level
• Explain methods and concepts for staff admission, personnel development and personnel controlling
• Understand leadership theories, leadership tools, leadership and leadership styles, and impart them through exercises / role-playing games
• Explain methods of lean management in human resources
• Explain the necessary framework conditions and measures for successful personnel management
• Specify job satisfaction criteria, employee motivation and retention

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Literature:
Lecture notes; handouts; F. Thiem: Mitarbeiterführung auf den Punkt gebracht: Wie Du Dein Team zum Erfolg führst; R. Seliger: Positive Leadership: Die Revolution in der Führung (Systemisches Management); A. Ternès, C.-D. wilke: Agenda HR – Digitalisierung, Arbeit 4.0, New Leadership: Was Personalverantwortliche und Management jetzt nicht verpassen sollten; P. Keuchel: Let`s make HR simple: Personalmanagement transparent und innovativ ausrichten; G. Löschnigg: "Der Löschnigg", Arbeitsrecht; T. Rauch: Arbeitsrecht für Arbeitgeber; J. Pepelnik, C. Schuber: Grundlagen des Vertragsrechts;

Mode of delivery

Lectures and tutorials

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Engineering Management 1 and 2

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and/or oral exams