S20-46 - Human Resource Management

Course specification
Type of study Bachelor academic studies
Study programme
Course title Human Resource Management
Acronym Status Semester Number of classes ECTS
S20-46 mandatory 5 3L + 1E 6.0
Lecturer/Associate (practicals)
Prerequisite Form of prerequisites
None None
Learning objectives
Get to know human resources management as part of the company's general strategy. Acquaint students with the theoretical foundations of MLJR necessary for understanding and guiding people towards creating conditions for the realization of the company's strategic goals. The main aim of the course is introducing students with the modern concept, goals and tasks of MLJR and to master management methods and techniques, which encourage organizational success and individual motivation. To develop student's ability to effectively manage people at work, develop sense of ethics and a social responsibility.
Learning outcomes
Understanding the function of human resources. The capability to perceive changes and programming of functions in the company. Skills of applying HRM functions. Acquiring the skills of human resources management and skills for their creative development. Ability to work in groups. Analysis of the phenomena, drawing conclusions and making suggestions for the future. Students will learn how to deal with people in an organization, how to introduce them into the working process, how to motivate, educate and reward them, in order to achieve better performance and more favourable working environment. They will be able to solve practical problems in the field of HRM.
HRM in the contemporary business environment; HRM in the organization; Job analysis and job design; Human resource planning; Recruitment; Selection; Training; Employee development; Performance management; Compensation management; Labour relations and collective bargaining.
Teaching Methods
Lectures, case studies, exercises, analysis of the human resource function in a companies.
  1. Zolak Poljašević, B. (2021). Menadžment ljudskih resursa: Tradicionalni u susret savremenom pristupu. Banja Luka: Univerzitet u Banjoj Luci (Original title)
Evaluation and grading
Colloquium I (0-20 points); Colloquium II (0-20 points); Final exam (0-50 points); Attendance (0-5 point); Class activities (seminar papers, discussions, case studies) (0-5 points)
Specific remarks