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Major global companies have been the principal agents of globalisation of the market and indeed the world. These companies draw on many resources from managerial talent, to technological know-how, to favourable market conditions. One of their major resources is their workforce. The main objective of this course is to examine how global companies go about managing their multicultural workforce, what complications they may encounter in doing so and how they might deal with these complications. The course also discusses other strategic and managerial issues that have a bearing on global employee management.

Topics covered

  • The global market and its major actors.
  • Major approaches to managing employees.
  • The global context of employee management: national culture.
  • National culture and employee management.
  • Institutional context of employee management.
  • Transferring HRM practices across borders.
  • Global human resource management: major strategies and complications.
  • Global human resource management: a balancing act.
  • Expatriation as a vehicle of global management.
  • Managing people in international joint ventures.
Fördelar
  • Du läser på distans och kan ta tentan på annan ort i världen.
  • Du får ett internationellt certifikat från ett av världens ledande universitet.
  • Du får ett gediget material.
  • Du får ett starkt stöd via webben.
  • Du omsätter kunskapen direkt i praktiken.
  • Du får akademiska poäng och fördel för vidare internationella studier (MBA, MSc och DBA).

MBA utbildningen har varit väldigt utvecklande och gett mig verktyg att applicera kunskaperna praktiskt I arbetslivet. Flexibiliteten med att läsa på distans passar perfekt med ett jobb som innebär mycket resande.

Marie Lobéus, MBA, CFO, Hoist Technology AB

Att efter nära trettio år inom konsultyrket få ta del av PMC programmet var ett lyft. Jag upplevde utbildningen som mycket professionell och inte minst, som en krävande utmaning. 

Dag Larsson, PMC & CMC Ekan
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Profile
Manager and key persons

Level
Level 7 (according to the EU framework)

Module
Managing People in Global Markets

Width
About 200 hours. You will receive an international certificate from one of the world's leading universities, Heriot-Watt University. 10 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) Credits.

Entry condition
Bachelor degree or equivalent.

Start
Distance learning starts individually.

Fee
SEK 13.000 excl VAT.
Examination fee is not included.