HR Upgrade

This course is aimed at graduates of the course "Academic HR Manager". It is a 1-semester upgrade for the completion of "MSc HR Management".

This practice- and action-oriented training programme enables you to act professionally and safely in the field of human resources management according to the applicable legal situation. You gain valuable knowledge in modern HR management as well as in business administration for competitive personnel management in all its forms and disciplines.

In times of economic change, this is an indispensable success factor for companies and organisations – and in high demand as individual competence.


Strategic HR management

  • New Worlds of Work - Work 4.0, Transformation, Agility
  • HR Management & Digitisation
  • HRM as a Business Partner
  • Control with Key Figures

Economy & Law

  • New Labour Law
  • European Labour Law
  • Basics of Business Management
  • Business Administration for Personnel (simulation)

Work Design & Occupational Psychology

  • Introduction to Work & Organisational Psychology
  • Basic Theories/Techniques/Methods
  • Work Design & Ergonomics

Specific HR Management Update 1

  • Talent Management
  • Generation Management
  • Expatriate Management
  • Performance Management

Specific HR Management Update 2

  • Employer Branding
  • Separation Management
  • Flexibility
  • Computer-based Suitability Diagnostics
  • Compensation & Benefits - Structure

Academic Work

  • Master thesis


Schicken Sie ein ausgefülltes Bewerbungsformular (siehe Downloads unten) via Email an Lehrgangs-Koordinatorin Alena Kubicek.

Short Facts


Master of Science (MSc) in HR-Management


Applications now open




€ 3,500,- (VAT-free) Financial aid for applicants with primary residence in Vienna Database "Course promotions in Austria"

Course language

German and English


November 2020


One semester, 192 teaching units

Study Places

part-time 20 per year


Two module weeks/semester (Mon - Sat, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) Module weekends in 14-day intervals (Fri. 2 p.m. - 9 p.m., Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.), blended learning units

Target groups

  • Decision-makers and managers who already work in HR
  • Employees with HR duties
  • Graduates of the course Academic HR Manager


Completed course "Academic HR Manager"