642 Personnel Management

642 Personnel Management

  • Study programme and level: Professional degree programme Administration 1st Cycle
  • 3th year
  • 6 ECTS
  • Course type: Core
  • Study field: Business Administration Module
  • Lectures: 45
  • Tutorial: 30
  • Other forms of study: 15
  • Individual work: 90
  • Lecturer: Nina Tomaževič, PhD


1. Objectives and competences


  • describe development of personnel function
  • select and test appropriate personnel management procedures
  • find key elements for optimizing personnel management processes
  • analyze and implement personnel management procedures
  • select appropriate approaches to managing performance.


  • ability to identify and analyze the problems of personnel management within the organization
  • understanding and managing personnel management processes, procedures and tasks
  • ability to develop system of personnel development
  • ability to managing work performance,
  • ability to understand and sharing of interdisciplinary aspects of organisation in practice of personnel management activities.

2. Content

  • Conceptual definitions
  • Personnel function
  • Job analysis
  • Competencies
  • The internal organisation and systematization
  • Planning staff
  • Recruitment process
  • Employee development
  • Career system
  • Optimisation personnel management process
  • Managing performance
  • Reward and motivation

3. Readings

  • Stare, Janez. Kadrovska dejavnost, Fakulteta za upravo, Ljubljana. Interno gradivo objavljeno v e-učilnici predmeta, 77 str.
  • Armstrong, M.: A handbook of Personnel Management Practise (sixth edition), Kogan Page Limited, London, 1998, izbrana poglavja, 100 str.
  • Mitchel, Barbara, Gamlem, Cornelia (2012). The Big Book of HR. Career Press. Pompton Plains: New York, 320 str.
  • Predpisi s področja urejanja kadrovske dejavnosti.

4. Intended learning outcomes

Students acquire competences to enable it to identify and understand specific aspects of personnel management activities. Understands the relationship of personnel management processes and their importance for the efficient and effective personnel management. Students acquire basic knowledge of optimization personnel management procedures and knowledge of the elements of performance management.

5. Learning and teaching methods

  • lecture
  • practical work
  • coursework
  • (group) presentation
  • case study
  • problem based learning
  • e-learning
  • individual tutorial

6. Assessment

  • written (and / or oral) examination, may be conducted with two term examinations (both positive) (70 %)
  • seminar work (30 %)

Final assessment of the course is the sum of the time commitments (oral exam, written exam) and other partial estimates of commitments for this period.