The programme consists of three residential elements and the company project:

Company Project

April 12th - July 14th 2021

At the core of the programme is an in-depth consultancy project carried out within, or on behalf of, an internationally operating company. In previous years projects have been undertaken for companies such as Philips, General Electric and tesa and have included for example the design of a three year Europeanwide graduate entry training programme.

Residential I Residential II Residential III

Riga/Latvia: April 12th  23th 2021

Ghent/Belgium: June 7th – 10th 2021

Rome/Italy: July 12th – 14th 2021

An initial, intensive teaching period at the outset of the programme:

  • prepares participants for the consultancy project
  • provides a thorough grounding in approaches to human resource management in internationally operating organisations across Europe

In a second residential period students:

  • evaluate the ongoing project work in regard to professional content and intercultural group process
  • explore the context and strategy of human resource management including macro-economic influences on HRM

During a third residential period at the end of the programme:

  • participants present the results of their project work to experts in the field of international HRM
  • this module also provides an opportunity for individuals to review their personal experiences of working in cross-cultural teams
  • the implications for the practice of HRM in international organisations will be considered