Curriculum (Executive MBA in HRM)

 First semester:

COURSE

ECTS
FACULTY

Strategy

5

Dino Dogan, PhD, ZSEM, Luxembourg School of Business

Mato Njavro, PhD, ZSEM, Harvard University

Markus Menz, PhD, University of Geneva

Managerial Accounting and Financial Reporting

5

Branka Remenarić, PhD, ZSEM

Hrvoje Volarević, PhD, HNB

Ivan Čevizović, PhD, ZSEM

Leadership

4

Borna Jalšenjak, PhD, ZSEM

Dan Ebener, PhD, St. Ambrose University

Business Ethics, CSR and Sustainability

3

Kristijan Krkač, PhD, ZSEM

Borna Jalšenjak, PhD, ZSEM

Igor Matutinović, PhD, GfK

Management of Change and Human Resources

5

Randy Richards, PhD , St. Ambrose University

Ivona Škreblin Kirbiš, PhD, ZSEM

Mirna Koričan Lajtman, PhD, ZSEM

Ivana Drkelić, MBA, Teva Pharmaceuticals Europe

 

Second semester:

COURSE

ECTS
FACULTY

Project Management

5

Siniša Krajnović, PhD, PMP, Ericsson, Luxembourg School of Business

Mario Silić, PhD, Western Union

Darko Jureković, PMP, Oracle

Recruitment and Selection

5

Herman Lassleben, PhD, Reutlingen University

Vera Čubranić Bocak, MSc, Adris Group Inc.

Zvonimir Musa, MBA, Prima Grupa

Performance Measurement and Reward Systems

5

Julie Felker, DBA, WDI University of Michigan

Andrijana Mušura, PhD, ZSEM

Aco Momčilović, MBA, Rimac automobili d.o.o.

Measurement Application in HRM

5

Ivona Škreblin Kirbiš, PhD, ZSEM

Nevenka Misija, DHL

Anica Vrlec Bartolić, MA, Ernst & Young d.o.o.

Strategies for Managing Human Resources

5

Mirna Koričan Lajtman, PhD, ZSEM

David Gaal, Nestle

Maximization and Measurement of Company Value 5

Goran Oblaković, PhD, ZSEM 

Igor Gvozdanović, DBA, Platinum Invest

  *ZŠEM reserves the rights to change courses and lecturers

 

Course description

STRATEGY  (5 ECTS)
The course is based on the following concepts and management strategies: developing a capacity for strategic thinking, estimating alternatives, forecasts and management of strategic change; connecting different managerial disciplines; reactions to acquisitions, outsourcing, decreasing the number of employees, joint ventures, strategic mergers; development, coordination and managing financial, physical and human resources; strategy models, competitive advantage, strategic options.

MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL REPORTING (5 ECTS)
This course will prepare students/managers for critical and analytical thinking while making business decisions based on currently available information from different types of financial reports. This way, students/managers should be able to use the knowledge they acquire in everyday situations int he companies where they work. This course includes topics such as interpretation and analysis of basic financial reports, cost calculation, and the business budgeting process, and interpretation of new concepts used to measure company value for stockholders.

LEADERSHIP (4 ECTS )
Various types of leadership are crucial to the survival of any given organization. With practical examples and role playing, this course places an emphasis on motivation, understanding, interpersonal relationships, and models of communication, change management, listening skills, teamwork, conflict solution, negotiating, time management, goal setting and organizational values.

BUSINESS ETHICS, CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY (3 ECTS)
In the Business Ethics, CSR and Sustainability Course, students will learn how to recognize moral dilemmas in business, stable formulation of solutions to these dilemmas, all in a transparent manner. Students will also engage in critical analysis of business cases and will learn to make transparent, ethical business decisions. The following concepts are covered in his course: ethical systems, ethical systems, ethical decision making in doing business- all about customers, market, environment, procurement, and international business. Furthermore, the place and role of a corporation will be analyzed regarding its position with respect to culture, religion, tradition, government policy, and legislation, etc.

MANAGEMENT OF CHANGE AND HUMAN RESOURCES (5 ECTS)
The first course, Management of Change and Human Resources, focuses on the micro aspect of change, as well as psychological resistance to change. In this course, you will cover the basic functions of human resource management by studying your own organization, by working with other, and by completing a project. You will also engage in an analysis of workplaces and job descriptions. The functions covered in this course include: recruiting, selection and introduction to the workplace, employee training, etc.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT (5 ECTS)
Efficient project management ensures that projects are done within deadlines and budgets, and achieve a satisfactory level of quality. The goal of the course is to introduce students to techniques needed for achieving these three goals. The basic issues and segments of project management that students will master are: the qualities of efficient project manager, typical responsibilities of a manager and a choice of a project, providing and developing projects; development of a detailed work and time plan as well as budget, creating a project team and keeping it together, managing, controlling the quality of the work on the project and risk management; communication between members of a project team, investors and managers; forecasting and avoiding potential problems; specific roles of support services (finances, marketing, procurement, IT support).

RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION (5 ECTS)
During this course, students will familiarize themselves with the essential functions of human resources, as well as basic sources of recruitment and methods of selection. Through cases and class projects they will adopt knowledge needed for practical use. Group projects will simulate the process of filling job vacancies and problems encountered in practice where, through team role-play, students will have the opportunity to practice decision making.

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT AND REWARD SYSTEMS (5 ECTS)
The aim of this course is to familiarize students with the methods of performance measurement and explain the importance of the human resources role in the organization. Also, the course will examine the topics of motivation and reward while the third part of the course will study teamwork and improving the performance of teams. The course will explore the importance of connecting these functions with a horizontal strategy department of human resources and vertical strategy of the entire organization.

MEASUREMENT APPLICATION IN HRM (5 ECTS)
The course prepares students to perform various measurements in HRM. Through case studies, individual and group tasks, on completion of the course, students will be able to conduct a variety of qualitative and quantitative research, analyze and interpret data.

STRATEGIES FOR MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES (5 ECTS)
The goal of this course is to have students apply theory in a simulation game. Students will learn how recruitment decisions, employee promotions, education and other factors affect the market position of a company, and what are the consequences for employee motivation, employee turnover, etc. This course will contain the HRManagement simulation.

MAXIMIZATION AND MEASUREMENT OF COMPANY VALUE (5 ECTS)
This course is designed to help students comprehend the continuing and systematic management of functions within organizations so that they may compete in the corporate world of the 21st century. This course will contain the Capstone computer simulation. The importance of maximizing value for shareholders and its numerous aspects will be discussed using theoretical concepts which will be implemented during this project. Students will control all the aspects of a business: production, sales, marketing, distribution, financing, human resource management, etc.

GRADUATE THESIS (8 ECTS)
The final step in the graduate studies is writing a master thesis in the field chosen by the candidate and mentored by a professor teaching in this area. Before embarking on the research project, the candidate has to submit the proposal for his/her topic, including the methodology used in research. The mentor assists the candidate in the course of his/her research project and completion of his/her thesis.

 

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