International Summer School for Advanced Study
Human Resources Staffing and Development
in cooperation with the East Tennessee State University JohnsonCity - ETSU / USA
- Intensive course: 60 hours / one excursion included
- Course language: English
- Number of participants: circa 20
Course date / schedule
8 July – 2 August 2018 / morning session
Deadline of registration: 1st of April 2018
B2-C2 / Intermediate and advanced level
4 credit hours - US / 8 credit points-ECTS*
* Please note: These credits can be transferred to your home university/institution. It is recommended to verify with your home university/institution that the grades you earn in Bremen can be applied to your curriculum or course of study.
Syllabus and Faculty
Human Resources Staffing and Development
|Lectures, excursion and assessments||60 hours|
|Group work, individual preparation and reading||50 hours|
|Total duration||110 hours|
Increasingly people, rather than capital or technology, are the most limiting resource as organizations attempt to grow and to adapt to changes in the competitive, technological, and legal aspects of their environments. Managers can no longer afford the competitive disadvantages of high turnover and low productivity associated with illegal, inappropriate, or insensitive work practices. Rather, organizations need to look to the technologies of human resource management as mechanisms to create and sustain new competitive advantage.
This course is designed to provide students with a systematic examination of both the staffing and development functions in organizations. We will discuss aspects of
You will get a basic understanding of the staffing and development process in order to facilitate growth and development in complex organizational settings.
|Teaching method||Lectures, workshops, project work|
|Assessment||Continuous assessment and final test|
|Syllabus update/created||September 2017: PDF Download|
|Faculty||Professor Dr. C. Allen Gorman
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Management and Marketing
East Tennessee State University – ETSU /USA
Lecturers for Cross-cultural Management and German Language / Hochschule Bremen
Certificate / transcript of records
At the end of the course a certificate of attendance and transcript of records will be issued to each participant.
Successful participants can earn 4 credit hours - US / 8 credit points-ECTS.
The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students.
Students of economics, business studies, management studies and interested persons. Minimum age 18 years.
For information concerning the accommodation please see "room and board".
Tram and bus ticket
As a participant in the International Summer School on arrival you will receive a ticket for public transport (tram + bus) for the duration of the course. With this ticket you can use all trams and buses within the city of Bremen. For travels on the night trams/buses on the weekend a surcharge of EURO 1 per ride is due.
- Internet access / wifi within the university /HSB is available to every participant.
- During the entire stay tutors of the Hochschule Bremen will be available and will take care of participants’ needs.
An attractive and colourful supporting program provides participants with ample opportunities to discover Bremen, Germany and Europe (in part subject to charge).
- guided city tour
- welcome and farewell parties
- leisure activities
- excursions and trips
For more information please see "supporting program".
For the duration of your stay in Germany we recommend taking out a health and accident insurance policy as well as a third party insurance. The Hochschule Bremen will not be liable for any costs arising in the case of either sickness or injury.
Summer school fees do not include any insurance coverage.
|Human Resources Staffing and Development|
|8 July – 2 August||EURO 900||Registration|
* The course fee includes:
- information packet with city guide
- Seminars and lectures
- Teaching material
- Program related excursion
- Ticket for public transport in Bremen (bus+tram)
* The course fee excludes:
- Travel expenses
- Accommodation in Bremen
- Health and liability insurance
- Board and personal spendings
- Participation in optional activities
The program may be subject to change.