LEAB089D Управление на човешките ресурси (на английски език)


The course has duration of 60 academic hours and encompasses different forms of study:

І. Individual work with training materials

• Working with a reader – reading, experience-based reflection, setting a concept, applying imbedded assignments, analysis assignments, study of work environments and practices

• Work with scientific publications and printed sources

• Work with electronic resources

• Development of tutor-marked and assessed written assignment, by all student

• Development of group projects.

ІІ. Interactive group-works and workshops, discussions, class assignments for understanding and skills development/ improvement

• Problem-solving workshops for forming/ development of personal characteristics

• Self-development and virtual discussion and problem-solving groups

• Tutor facilitated on-line and off-line discussions

• Video conferences/workshops.

This course is about human resource management and is concerned with the way in which organizations manage their people. The aim is to chart some of the broad terrain of a rapidly developing field of study and for the more specific HRM topics. In particular we examine the rise of HRM, the effects of the changing context of work on HRM, what it involves, and the strategic nature of HRM practice, its impact on organizational performance and the changing role of the HRM function. Students' attention is directed to methods and techniques for planning, managing and leading human resources. The course aims to provide an understanding of the concepts related to knowledge management, human capital and information. In the organizations with a modern style of management compensations and rewards are among the key tools of human resource management whereas the traditional function of compensation administration is no longer of such importance. Students will know the applicable labour and insurance legislation, the labour market trends and the resources available in the organization for motivating its staff.


• Understand the importance of effective HR management;

• Identification of stakeholders in the management of human resources and their use;

• Understanding and addressing human resource management as a set of processes that contribute to improve the performance of the organization;

• Understand the major activities in HR management;

• Develop skills to detect the relationship between attitudes and problems in the field of human resources management at the operational and strategic levels;

• Analyze the factors that influence the management of human resources;

• Discuss current trends and putting the "best" practices related strategies and policies for management of human resources

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Приложни чужди езици за администрация и управление (на английски и втори чужд език) ДО


доц. Мария Иванова  д-р
гл. ас. Мариана Димитрова  д-р

Описание на курса:


The course aims to provides knowledge, skills and understanding for policy, strategy and operational plans to achieve the mission and vision of the organization through effective HR management and transformation of HR managers in strategic business partner, to develop a holistic view of the organization using modern methods of cooperation and planning need to develop the talents.

Students who successfully complete the course know, understand and be able:

• to develop theoretical and practical concepts for corporate and business strategy coupled with adequate strategy for people in organizations;

• to discuss and critically evaluate different models and concepts of management of people;

• understand the nature and impact of external and internal environment on the development of strategy and policy for the people;

• to evaluate and use different techniques for planning and management of people.

Предварителни изисквания:
Students should have knowledge and/or skills in:

• English language for writing proper management documents

• Computer skills in word processing, Internet and e-mail

• Knowledge and understanding of basic management concepts.

Форми на провеждане:

Учебни форми:

Език, на който се води курса:

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

Литература по темите:

Main literature:

ARMSTRONG, M. and BARON, A., 2002. Strategic HRM. London: CIPD.

ARMSTRONG, M., 2006. A Handbook of HRM Practice. 10th ed. London: Kogan Page.

BOXALL, P. and PURCELL, J., 2003. Strategy and Human Resource Management. London: Palgrave.

Gratan, L. (2011) "life strategy", ed. "Classic and Style"

Kaplan, R., Norton, B. (2006) "Strategy Maps", ed. "Classic and Style"

Porter, M. (2006) "Competitive Strategy", ed. "Classic and Style"

KEW, J. and STREDWICK, J., 2005. Business Environment. London: CIPD.

Additional literature:

Aggarwal, A.K., Samwick, A. (2003) Performance incentives within firms: The effect of managerial responsibility. Journal of Finance, Vol. LVIII, No. 4, p. 1613-1649.

Aberdeed Group, 2008. Total Compensation Management: Taming Costs and Rewarding Employees. Aberdeed Group: White paper.

Armstrong, M. 2007. A Handbook of Employee Reward Management and Practice. 2nd Ed., London: Kogan Page.

Ball, C.A. 2003. Take Charge of Your Workers' Compensation Claim: an A-to-Z Guide for Injured Employees. Berkeley, CA: Nolo Press.

Chingos, P.T. (Ed.) 2002. Paying for Performance: A Guide to Compensation Management. NY: John Wiley.

Elias M. Awad, Hassan M. Ghaziri (2004). Knowledge Management, Prentice Hall.

Manas, T.M., Graham, M.D. (2003) Creating a total rewards strategy: A toolkit for designing business-based plans. Amacom.

MARCHINGTON, M. and WILKINSON, A., 2002. People management and development. 2nd ed. London: CIPD.

Milkovich, G.T., Newman, J.M. (2002) Compensation. 7th Edition, McGraw Hill.

PRICE, A., 1997. Human Resource Management in a Business Context. LONDON: Thomson Learning.

SARGEANT, M., 2003. Employment Law. 2nd ed. Harlow: Pearson.Smith, G. (2004) Leading the Professionals: How to Inspire & Motivate Professional Service Teams. Kogan Page.

Stevenson, N. (2000) 10 Minute guide to motivating people. 2nd Edition, Alpha Books.

TROMPENAARS, F., 1993. Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Cultural Diversity in Business. London: Nicholas Brealey.Tyson, S. (1995) Human Resource Strategy: Towards a General Theory of Human Resource Management, London: Pitman.

Ulrich, D. (1997) Tomorrow’s Human Resource Management, New York:Wiley.

Ulrich, D. (1998) Human Resource Champions, Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Press.References ¦ 25

Wood, S. (1999) ‘Getting the measure of the transformed high performance organisation’, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol.37, No.3, pp.391–417.

Yanadori, Y., Milkovich, G.T. (2002) Origin of CEO and compensation strategy: Differences between insiders and outsiders. CAHRS/Cornell University.

Средства за оценяване:

Additional pre-conditions for forming the final score: Students can be exempted from examination of current appraisal, if there are positive results of written assignments during the semester and participated in a workshop. Students can receive a final evaluation of the course and through the implementation of practical tasks submitted through Moodle platform during the examination session.