Human Resources (ON CAMPUS)

Choosing qualified, motivated, and loyal employees are one of the most important requirements for building a strong, successful company. This course will teach you everything about recruitment, management and development of human resources. You will learn how to find and select the most qualified and skilled employees for your business, as well as how to keep them motivated and committed.

Acquired skills

  • Human Resources Management
  • Recruitment in all types of companies
  • Employee Life Cycle and approved practices from its phases
  • Future of HR and recruitment with Artificial Intelligence

General information

Course term: 125.07. - 05.08.

Free seats: 4

Price: 850 €

Category: Bussiness & Marketing

Status: Few places left

Deadline: 05.08.2022


Attracting, selecting, motivating, developing and retaining engaged employees is crucial for the success of organisations in today’s competitive environment. IT and Artificial intelligence grow its impact on HR too. Well established key HR metrics and the way we measure key processes and KPIs has become crucial for companies long term success.

This course will provide you with an overview of the key Human Resource Management (HRM) practices which contribute to the Organizational success and help you to both develop your technical expertise and knowledge and apply this in practical exercises to gain hands-on skill development.


  • Day 1Introduction to HRM – understanding the importance of HRM in supporting modern organisations, role of HR
  • Day 2Effective Recruitment and Selection – employer branding, job analysis, targeted recruitment and selection techniques
  • Day 3Motivation and Reward – the role of employee motivation in organisational success and designing a total reward offer
  • Day 4Performance Management – planning, monitoring and reviewing an employee's work
  • Day 5Learning & Development – the ways in which individuals learn
  • Day 6Talent management, Exit management
  • Day 7Leadership and Management – the critical role of organisational leadership and the role the line manager plays in HRM
  • Day 8HRIS, HR Matrics
  • Day 9Necessary skills of HRM professional/manager: Project management, Facilitation, Problem solving, New situation solving. Not included in previous days: Audits, Employee Opinion Surveys, Labour Unions.
  • Day 10Future Challenges in HRM – investigation of the challenges facing HRM in the future including Artifical Intelligence and changing social demographics

Course is running: Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 14:00


Marie Horakova


Charles University



Marie is an experienced HR professional, consultant, tutor, and coach. She received a master’s degree in Psychology at Charles University in Prague, in addition, she studied at Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies in Prague and also at Paris Lodron Universität Salzburg. After graduation she worked at diverse HR positions (HR Business Partner, HR Manager, HR Director) in different industries such as finance & banking, building industry, light engineering, and IT. Currently, she works as an Advisory Manager at the consulting company mBlue, and as a tutor at the Human Resource Management Department of Prague University of Economics and Business, with a focus on exchange students (Erasmus etc.)

Course outline

Teaching Methods

Lectures, presentations, in-class group discussions, role-plays and exercises, feedback, case studies, homework readings and assignments. You can also look forward to having the chance to consult your ideas or questions with HRM professionals as guest speakers.


  • Brewster, C., Houldsworth, E., Sparrow, P., and Vernon, G. (2016a) International Human Resource Management. 4th Edition. London: CIPD.
  • Crawshaw, J.R., Budhwar, P., and Davis, A. (2017) Human Resource Management: Strategic and International Perspectives. 2nd Edition. London: Sage.
  • Torrington, D., Hall, L., Taylor, S., and Atkinson, C. (2017) Human Resource Management. 10th Edition. Harlow: Pearson.
  • Selected journal articles, personality tests, practitioner sources (list will be specified during the classes)


You will receive an official Certificate of Attendance upon completion of your course. Please inform the organizing staff if you require any extra supplements, such as Transcript of Records. The student is eligible to receive up to 5 ECTS credits, however please follow the instructions here and consult the acknowledgment process with your university in advance.


  • attendance in class 15%
  • team assignment 40%
  • individual assignment 35%
  • exam 10% (optional, if required by home University)

Course time total 125 hours

  1. Course runs 2 weeks Monday to Friday 9:00-14:00
  2. Total time of in-class work = 50hours
  3. Preliminary assignment = 10hours
  4. Preparation = 65hours


Course fee includes the course itself, application fee, study materials, afternoon/evening social activities and events, welcome and goodbye drink as part of the graduation party. Other expenses, such as meals, accommodation, insurance, personal expenses, public transportation ticket, extra activities (such as trips outside of town over the weekend and entrance fees), and required equipment (i.e. pencils, paper for illustrations) are not included in the price.

Please note, after the 30th of April 2022 there will be a late enrollment fee charged in the amount of 50EUR on top of the course fee.

COVID-19 Antigen Tests upon arrival to Prague you might be asked to take a COVID test or you will have to take the tests regularly during your stay. We will have Antigen tests ready for you at the student dormitory Botic and in the classrooms, if needed..

COVID-19 Cancellation insurance - you can purchase additional Cancellation insurance which will cover the fees paid by you in case a particular course will be canceled without an alternative course, or the Summer school program will not be happening even in an ONLINE version due to Coronavirus in your country or in the Czech Republic or you will end up in quarantine before your arrival or during your stay in Prague. The price of the Cancellation insurance is 30,- EUR.

Terms and Conditions - Cancellation fees

Costs of living in Prague


For accommodation options, please visit the dedicated page

*Program/Course Outline is subject to change.


  • B1 CEF absolute minimum, B2 and above strongly recommended.
  • A laptop will be needed.


"Well organized programms and very friendly and engaged programme coordinators. I can only recommend, had a really great time with them."