Course Information
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorPanagiotis Gkorezis
Course ID600000329

Programme of Study: UPS School of Economics (2013-today)

Registered students: 323
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
OIKONOMIASElective Courses belonging to the other846
DIOIKĪSĪ EPICΗEIRĪSEŌNCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)846

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand the value of HR and the role of contemporary HRM in contemporary organisations, 2. Understand the content, importance and role of HRM policies and practices: staffing, Training and Development, Performance Evaluation, Reward Systems, Employee Relations, Hygiene and Safety, 3. Be able to apply HRM theory in practice, 4. Develop critical skills and thought, 5. Be able to work independently in teams, 6. Show respect to diversity, multi-cultures and environment, 7. Show professional, social and ethical responsibility and sensitivity to gender issues
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The subject of the course is the contemporary approach in Strategic HRM. The emphasis on SHRM and its distinctive nature from Personnel Management is the frame of the parts that will be taught. These are: staffing, Training and Development, Performance Evaluation, Reward Systems, Employee Relations, Hygiene and Safety and Special issues in HRM.
HRM, SHRM, HRM policies and practices, HRM approaches
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Use of power point and internet MOODLE Communication through E-mail and MOODLE Use of search engines
Course Organization
Reading Assigment120.4
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities30.1
Written assigments451.6
Student Assessment
Triple axes od evaluation: participation, team/individual -projects and presentation, written or oral exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. DeCenzo, D.A., Robbins, and Susan L. Verhulst, S.L. (2015). Διοίκηση Ανθρωπίνων Πόρων, Εκδ. Utopia, ISBN: 978-618- 81298-5-6 (Κωδ. Ευδ: 41964719) 2. Ξηροτύρη – Κουφίδου, Στ. (2010). Διοίκηση Ανθρωπίνων Πόρων. Κτίζοντας τα θεμέλια για τη στρατηγική διοίκηση των ανθρώπων, εκδ. ΑΝΙΚΟΥΛΑ, 4η εκδ. Θεσσαλονίκη (Κωδ. Ευδ. 5412)
Additional bibliography for study
1. Παπαλεξανδρή, Ν. και Μπουραντάς, Δ. (2003). Διοίκηση Ανθρωπίνων Πόρων. Εκδ. Μπένου, Αθήνα(Κωδ. Ευδ. 3606) 2. Χυτήρης, Λ. (2013). Διοίκηση Ανθρωπίνων Πόρων. Εκδ. E. Αντωνακοπούλου, Αθήνα (Κωδ. Ευδ. 32998939) 3. Noe, R. Hollenbeck, J. Gerhart, B and Patrick Wright P. (2012). Human Resource Management, McGraw-Hill/Irwin; 8th Ed. 4. Armstrong, M. (2011). A Handbook of HRM Practice, Kogan Page, 11th Ed. 5. Price, Α. (2007). Human Resource Management in a Business Context, EMEA, 3rd ed. 6. Gueutal, Η. Stone, D.L. and Salas, E (ed). (2005). The Brave New World of eHR: Human Resources in the Digital Age. Jossey Bass, 7. Παπαλεξανδρή, Ν., Χαλκιάς, Γ. και Παναγιωτοπούλου, Λ., (2001). Συγκριτική έρευνα στις πρακτικές Διοίκησης Ανθρώπινου Δυναμικού στην Ελλάδα και την Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση. Εκδ. Μπένου, Αθήνα
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