Effective Human Resuorces Management


  • Code:
  • Number of credits: 5
  • Subject coordinator: Larisa POLYAKOVA
  • Lecturers: Larisa POLYAKOVA


  • Credit contract possible: Yes
  • Examination contract possible:Yes
  • Teaching language: English, Russian



Course Activity:


        Practical Classes

        Video presentations


        Guest speakers


Course unit type

         Masterss Program, year 1, specialization in Human Resource Development


Con Content     info


1.      Effective managerial activity and the sense and importance of its core concepts and categories.

2.      Essence and contents of managers functions and competences.

3.      Contents of all team-building components and leadership processes.

4.      Theoretical and practical foundations of managers behavior while corporate policy determination.

5.      Main principles and forms of managers effective communications as well as time management.

6.      Time management in forming a favorable image of a modern organizational leader in the sphere of educational services as well as in preparing and making an effective presentation and public performance.

7.      Technologies of effective HR-management

8.      Conclusions, suggestions and solutions in the sphere of managers effective activity.



Objectives info

A. General competences

PB - 01. Intellectual and cognitive capacities

PB - 02. Acquisition and processing of information


         PB 01. Functions and competences of a modern leader, organizational power structure and foundations of subordination within business relations, team activity forms, main leadership theories, features of various leader styles, various delegacy algorithms, basis of stress management and contemporary theories of conflicts, theoretical foundations of interpersonal communications, efficiency of public performance.

         PB 02. Base of time management, methods of forming an image of a modern organizational leader in the sphere of educational services, components of leaders effective presentation and public performance, methods of self-development and self-learning, methods of management decision making, methods of innovative technologies of HR-management in the organization, paradigms of learning, policy of motivation and salary.


B. Profession-oriented/ General scientific competences


Be able to create the image of a modern organizational manager, determine leaders roles, form teams and reveal their problems as well as methods of team members management, reveal status of a leader within the team, evaluate leaders operating efficiency, analyze factors concerning delegacy effectiveness and stressful situations, analyze situations and evaluate business relations effectiveness, reveal problems concerning delays, systematize and generalize information about personal, business and professional leaders trades, reveal mistakes concerning managers image.

C. Profession-specific competences

Acquire skills in mastering professional terminology, diagnosing business communications, development of optimal work design for the purpose of reducing delays, using modern methods and technologies of staff training and self-learning, developing and creating managers image, making effective presentation and public performance, professional argumentation at analyzing case-studies and situations concerning presentation future activity area.


D. Scientific competences


Be able to conduct research in the effectiveness of managers performance as well as overall managerial system in organization. Producing recommendations for enhancing organizational performance.



Prerequisites info


A. Previously required courses

Personal and Age-Specific Psychology, Fundamentals of Human Resource Management, Sociology (basics).


B. Required competences


Analytical abilities, academic writing, creation of presentations skills and public speaking skills, English language knowledge, ability to form and achieve study goals.

Educational tools info


A. Type


        Practical Classes

        Video presentations

        Guest speakers


B. Obligatory educational tools

        Michael Armstong Practice of human resource management. Saint-Petersburg, Piter, 2000.


C. Recommended educational tools


1.      Kartashova L. Human resource management. Textbook. M, INFRA-M, 2005.

2.      Krymov A. You are a personnel manager. M, Vershina, 2006.

3.      Meskon M., Albert M., Hedouri F. Foundations of management. M, Williams, 2007.

4.      Kibanov A. Human resource management in the organization. Textbook. M, INFRA-M, 2003.



Teaching methods info


A. Types

Each module has a specific resource text for curriculum foundation and reference for student reports. Texts, references, articles, worksheets, interactive workshops are all either included in the course material or referred to.

The texts and supplemental instructional materials are described by each module writer and fit the structure and purpose of each curriculum module.

Instructional materials include:

- Books and articles;

- DVD (education films).

- Software (Microsoft Office 2007)


B. Description

This course is taught in English and Russian

Plenary lectures: 36h = 2h per week during 18 weeks during the first semester.

Practical Classes (obliged): 18h = 2h per two weeks during 18 weeks during the first semester.

Lab Classes: (obliged): 18h = 2h per 2 weeks during 18 weeks during the first semester.



Assessment info


A. Types

permanent (written tests during semester)

oral examination


B. Description

Total number of credits: 5 credits

Period of examination

OR: 3 credits - 1 oral exam

OR labs: 1 credit - permanent and several computing tests

OR practical classes: 1 credit - permanent and several written tests

Different approach: 1 oral exam, the mark you get for the exam gives you the corresponding number of credits: 5 credits for A, 4 credits for B and 3 credits for C.


Examination contract:

1 written assessment for the OR. The mark obtained in this examination is the result of the OR and the OR labs.


Higher distance education:

1 written assessment for the OR. The number of credits obtained in this examination is the result of the OR written examination.


Teaching support info

Extra course OR: 2h per week during 18 weeks during the first semester.

Higher distance education: for this course, an extra syllabus is available, containing guidelines how to study the material in an optimal way.