Expatriate Management

• legal framework for expatriate management • intercultural aspects in international assignments • theoretical and practical elements of expatriate management programs • current trends for expatriate management programs (company and individual perspective)

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course: presentation of theoretical and practical contents by the lecturer, group work, presentations, discussions

Assessment methods and criteria

Integrated Course: • 30% of your final grade are based on active classroom participation (group work, presentations, discussions) • 70% are based on the final written exam

Infos

Degree programme

Strategic HR Management in Europe (Master)

Cycle

Master

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

2 SS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After succesful completion of this course, students are able to: • describe the main challenges of expatriate management for employees and organisations • assess the legal framework and its implications for hrm which are relevant for an expatriate management policy in an organisation • differentiate between the main motives for using international assignments • identify different forms of international staffing options and assignments and assess their advantages and disadvantages • explain why selection, preparation and repatriation form an integral part of the international assignment process • design expatriate programs that support employees before, during and after their stay abroad. • critically evaluate the sucess of an international transfer (employee & company perspective)

Course code

0705-19-01-BB-EN-13