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GroupR307D13S/Degree Programme in Innovative Business Services (Rovaniemi)
Study unitR307D16B Human Resources Management and Employment and Labor Law, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Business Management
Time of implementationSpring1/2014-2015, Spring2/2014-2015
Responsible teacherKrastina Anzelika
Other teachersLammi Kaisa, Svanberg Leena
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.01.2015 - 29.05.2015
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period01.09.2014 - 30.09.2014
Implementation method
Virtuality 1 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements



-case studies

-group work

-independent work




Will be announced in the beginning of the course.



The student is able to distinguish HRM as a function in an organisation as well as the tasks and aims of HRM. He/she isable to distinguish the role of leadership in an organisation and is able to apply leadership skills in different business situations. He/she knows the main content of the sector's essential labour legislation and collective agreements and can apply them. He/she knowsthe basics of payroll activities and understands the reporting process.


  1. Human resources management

  2. Employment and labour law

  3. Payroll

Main contents:


-distinguish HRM as function

-tasks and aims of HRM

-leadership role in an organisation

-apply leadership skills in different business situations

Employment and labor law:

-sector's essential labour legislation

-collective agreements

-applying labour legislation and collective agreements


-the basics of payroll activities

-understanding the reporting process.

  1. Solving labor law Case-assigments 40 %
  2. Essay 60 %
  3. Payroll Workshop pass/fail
  4. Participating in the Arctic Design week seminar

To have this course accepted, the student must pass all given assignments. All the assignments have to be done according to the given instructions and returned by the deadline. In case the assignments are returned late, teachers have got a right to lower the grade.

Notice that Urkund plagiarism detection program is being used.



Student is able to demonstrate basic theoretical knowledge about HRM discipline.

Student is able to demonstrate the basic knowledge about existing leadership theories

Student can list main duties and rights of an employer and employee. With assistance s/he can solve employment and labour law cases. He/she can list main duties of pay-roll and reporting.


Student is able to distinguish main HRM functions and define aims of HRM.

Student is able to critically analyse various leadership schools and theories.

Student is able to demonstrate by using examples the main duties and rights of an employer and employee and pay-roll functions and reporting. Student can solve cases independently.


Student is able to apply various HRM functions and tools in people management process.

Student is able to critically analyse various leadership schools and theories are able to apply leadership knowledge in personal development and various school and business tasks.

Student understands the meaning of legal factors in the field of employment and labour law in an organization. Student can foresee and solve legal and pay-roll linked problems.


The student does not complete the assignments according to instructions or does not attend the learning situations at all. He/she does not pass the assignments and/or the exam as required.

These are the general assessment criteria. Please note that there might be more specific assessment criteria for learning assignments which will be given at the beginning of the study unit.

Assessment scale: Excellent (5) - Failed (0).