MAN 741: Research Seminar on Human Resource Management and Leadership

The course aims to utilize empirical research on human resource management to answer practical questions in organizations. Each participant of the seminar works on a current problem with practical relevance.

Learning outcomes
In this seminar, students will learn how to structure a literature review and answer a research question, gather empirical evidence, write a scientific paper, und present their findings.

Necessary prerequisites
At least one master level course attended at the chair (MAN 64X)

Recommended prerequisites
Basic knowledge of human resource management topics

Forms of teaching and learningContact hoursIndependent study time
Seminar2 SWS15 SWS
ECTS credits6
Graded yes
Form of assessmentSeminar thesis (70%, scope depends on the assigned topic), presentation (30%)
Restricted admissionyes
Further informationWebsite of the chair
Performing lecturer
Prof. Dr. Torsten Biemann
Dr. Katja Dlouhy, Dr. Irmela Koch-Bayram
Frequency of offeringSpring semester & fall semester
Duration of module 1 semester
Range of applicationM.Sc. MMM, M.Sc. Bus. Edu.
Preliminary course work
Program-specific Competency GoalsCG 1, CG 4
LiteratureTo be announced in in the kick-off meeting.
Course outlineIntroduction to scientific writing
Write seminar thesis
Feedback on seminar thesis
Presentation of seminar thesis