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GroupR801D13S/Degree Programme in Tourism (Rovaniemi)
Study unitR801D22A Managing Human Resources, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Responsible Tourism and Experience Management
PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
ImplementationPerustoteutus/15001
Unit
Time of implementationAutumn1/2015-2016
Responsible teacherSvanberg Leena
Other teachersNisula Sari, Posio Esa
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
  
Language of instruction English
Starting and ending dates01.08.2015 - 24.10.2015
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period15.04.2015 - 15.05.2015
Implementation method
Virtuality 2 ECTS credits
R&D integration 0 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Objectives  
Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

Our pedagogical approach KOTA includes various pedagogical methods, such as tutorials, lectures, practical projects, case studies, seminars and workshops, company visits and learning assignments (e.g. learning diary, essay, project report, business model analysis) and/or exam. The specified timetable of the learning process of 16 weeks is planned together with the working life and given at the beginning of the study unit. Tutoring and multi- stakeholder assessment of the learning process take place throughout the study unit according to the assessment criteria.

Depending on the cooperation partners the development task and/or problem may vary on yearly basis.

Material

Will be announced at the beginning of the study unit.

Content

The student knows how to manage human resources in tourism related SMEs offering meaningful experience products. He/she understands the contents of human resource management (HRM)functions and methods and learns to implement them in practice. The student is familiar with the essential labour legislation and knows the main collective labour agreements that concernthe tourism field andis able to apply them in practice.

Learning objectives

The student:

  • knows the main principles of HRM from a SME perspective inthe tourism field

  • can recognise the requirements for HRM practices derived from co-creating meaningful experiences

  • is able to act as a superior/supervisor in the tourism related SMEs

  • has a command of labour law and employment contract issues and agreements related to the tourism field

  • has a command of HRM functions e.g. staff planning, staff acquisition, introduction training

  • learns to apply HRM related ICT-tool in practice

Assessment

Evaluation:

  1. Solving labor law and job contract issue Case-assigments 50 % (Leena)
  2. Assignment 50 % (Esa)
  3. Maraplan-assignment/exam is compulsory to pass. (Sari)
  4. Self- and peer evaluation is compulsory.

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. Evaluation includes self evaluation, peer evaluation and teacher´s evaluation. Students will get oral and/or written feedback from the teachers during and after the study unit is accomplished.

Excellent skills

The student has profound knowledge of the contemporary human resource management practices in tourism related SMEs.He/she understands very well the contents of HRM functions and methods and learns to implement them in practice at excellent level. The student is familiar with the essential labour legislation and knows the main collective labour agreements that concern the tourism field and is able to apply them in practice. The student participates in the contact lessons actively and shows analytical, reflective and critical approach in all his/her activities. All the assignments are performed according to the instructions.

Good skills

The student has good knowledge of the contemporary human resource management practices in tourism related SMEs.He/she understands the contents of HRM functions and methods and learns to implement them in practice well. The student is familiar with the essential labour legislation and knows the main collective labour agreements that concern the tourism field and is able to apply them in practice. The student participates in the contact lessons quite actively and shows analytical and reflective approach in most his/her activities. All the assignments are mostly performed  according to the instructions.

Satisfactory skills

The student has basic knowledge of the contemporary human resource management practices in tourism related SMEs.He/she understands somehow the contents of HRM functions and methods and learns to implement them in practice at satisfactory level. The student is rather familiar with the essential labour legislation and knows the basics of the main collective labour agreements that concern the tourism field and is able to apply them in practice at satisfactory level. The student participates in the contact lessons but does not have enough analytical, reflective and critical approach in his/her activities. All the assignments are mostly performed according to the instructions.

Fail

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.