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School of Economics and Political Science
Course unit
EPP4064802, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
EP2093, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2019/20
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
E-Learning website
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit


ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses SECS-P/10 Business Organisation 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First trimester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Start of activities 23/09/2019
End of activities 07/12/2019
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2014 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
8 Commissione AA 2019/20 - Canale A-K 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 GIANECCHINI MARTINA (Presidente)
CAMPAGNOLO DIEGO (Membro Effettivo)
GUBITTA PAOLO (Membro Effettivo)
7 Commissione AA 2019/20 - Canale L-Z 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 GIANECCHINI MARTINA (Presidente)
CAMPAGNOLO DIEGO (Membro Effettivo)
GUBITTA PAOLO (Membro Effettivo)

Prerequisites: The course requires the knowledge of basic elements of organizational design and accounting.
Target skills and knowledge: - Being able to understand and quantify the value of people in the growth and strategies of the company.
- Knowledge of the main HR management practices and tecniques
- Being able to evaluate the contribution of different choices of personnel management on corporate performance.
- Knowing how to assess personal skills for career development.
Examination methods: - Written examination
- Oral examination
- Project work
Assessment criteria: The evaluation will be based on the knowldge of the topics covered on the lessons and on the individual ability to discuss HRM issues.
Course unit contents: The course aims at providing a theoretical and methodological framework in order to integrate HRM with business strategy. HRM is regarded as a general management skill, essential not only for HR managers but also for people working in different business areas as they are daily facing coordination, evaluation and training of their workers. As a consequence, the course provides an integration of theoretical models and HR practices.
The course also aims at providing students with the tools to address the labour market and set their career.
The training activities will develop along the main issues of “human resource management value chain”:
:: people - motivation and competencies, labour market, personnel planning and information system, recruiting and selection
:: relations - industrial relations system and commitment
:: performance - training and development of human resources, job design, performance management
:: value improvement - Job evaluation and competence evaluation, compensation, workers participation in management and diversity management
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures, HR managers invited as guest speaker, case studies.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Costa G., Gianecchini M., Risorse Umane. Persone, relazioni e valore (4° edizione). Milano: McGraw-Hill, 2019. Cerca nel catalogo

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Lecturing
  • Case study
  • Questioning
  • Problem solving
  • Active quizzes for Concept Verification Tests and class discussions
  • Use of online videos

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)
  • Top Hat (active quiz, quiz)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Quality Education Gender Equality Decent Work and Economic Growth