433506 SE Methods of Applied Research in Human Resource Management

winter semester 2020/2021 | Last update: 25.09.2020 Place course on memo list
SE Methods of Applied Research in Human Resource Management
SE 2
positive module exam result 'Grundlagen des Managements: Organisation und Personal' and completion of four compulsory modules (according to § 5 Abs. 1)
every 2 weeks
each semester

In this seminar students learn to empirically study HRM-related issues. After the seminar, students should be able appropriately use selected research methods for empirical HRM queries, as well as to convincingly communicate study findings to corporate decision-makers. 

In the SE the focus is on the realization of an empirical project with a company, from transforming project ideas into a research design, from collecting and analysing data to presenting findings. The instructor supports the project by discussing technical (methodological), social and ethical issues related to empirical inquiries as well as elaborating strategies for addressing these issues.

Please note that fluent German is essential to participate in this course. All interviews/ interview analysis/ group presentation will be conducted in German. 

The course comprises inputs from lecturers, practical exercises in data collection and analysis, discussion and presentations by students.

  • oral research method presentation 
  • participation in project management
  • interview analysis
  • quality of class contributions

Readings will be announced in the course.

successful completion of the elective module SBWL Human Resource Management (Fundamentals)

Cooperation Partner in winter term is RLB.

see dates
Group 0
Date Time Location
Tue 2020-10-13
08.00 - 11.45 SR 16 (Sowi) SR 16 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2020-10-22
13.00 - 16.45 UR 3 (Sowi) UR 3 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2020-11-12
08.00 - 11.45 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Fri 2020-11-13
10.00 - 13.45 SR 18 (Sowi) SR 18 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2020-11-26
08.00 - 11.45 SR 8 (Sowi) SR 8 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2020-12-10
08.00 - 11.45 SR 18 (Sowi) SR 18 (Sowi) Barrier-free