Current Topics in HRM

TU Dresden | Sommersemester 2021 Current Topics in HRM

Current Topics in HRM

Master Course: Current Topics in HRM

Summer Term 2021

This course aims to convey knowledge of current trends and topics in HRM.

Instructor: Jun.-Prof. Dr. Sebastian Störmer

Objectives: Students are introduced to and learn about currently pertinent subjects and related challenges in the management of human resources. Based on this, students become prepared and are enabled to tackle such challenges in their future corporate careers. Furthermore, the seminar imparts critical knowledge with regard to academic writing and presenting central findings in accordance with scientific standards.

Topical Focus: In the 2021 summer term, the topical focus is: Expatriation in Times of War, Terror, and Global Pandemics. To provide answers to their research questions, students will interview expatriates.  


Tentative Overview: 2 SWS

Duration: 1 Semester

Course type: Seminar

Evaluation: Project work (5 C)

Exam requirements: To pass the course, students have to work in teams and produce a joint paper and present their central findings. In their presentation and paper, students are expected to demonstrate a profound knowledge of the current foci topic and to systematically apply this knowledge.
Recommended prerequisites: Fundamental knowledge of business administration, in particular regarding HRM, equiv. to completed Bachelor studies/ ”Grundstudium”

Application: Students enroll for the course in OPAL. In case of overbooking, lots will be drawn to determine participants.

The application window is open now and will end April 14 2021, 12pm.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent on April 21 2021
Maximum number of participants: 15
Language: English
Schedule: First session (digital) will take place April 27 2021, 14:50-16:20 pm. Further dates and literature will be announced in the kick-off session. Students will receive further notifications via OPAL/E-Mail in advance.
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