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Human Resource Management
(dt. Personalmanagement)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class, private study,
180 hours (attendance: 56 hours, preparation and follow-up: 44 hours, exam preparation: 64 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Administration.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Thomas Armbrüster


The module deals with the concepts and tools of human resource management - from demand planning and recruitment to development and downsizing.

Qualification Goals

Upon completion of the module, students will be able to,

(1) name different concepts and instruments from demand planning and personnel recruitment to personnel development and downsizing and explain how they work,

(2) apply the individual instruments of personnel management in practice, and

(3) apply the concepts to solve simple personnel strategy problems in case studies.




Module imported from B.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying B.Sc. Business Informatics, this module can be attended in the study area Business Administration Focus Area: Market-Oriented Management.

Recommended Reading

  • Christian Scholz, 2014: Grundzüge des Personalmanagements. Stuttgart: Vahlen, 2. Auflage
  • Christian Scholz, 2013: Personalmanagement: Informationsorientierte und verhaltenstheoretische Grundlagen. Stuttgart: Vahlen, 6. Auflage

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2023/24. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

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