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International and Strategic Human Resource Management

Learn how to conduct strategic human resource management in an international setting, with the help of this free course.

Human Resources
Free Course
Organizations, especially, international ones, face a lot of challenges in the area of human resource management, and striking a balance between caring for employees and achieving company goals can often be difficult. This International and Strategic Human Resource Management course will give your HR skills a solid boost. This will help you drive your company's continued growth, and foster a happy and productive work team.
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    2-3 Hours
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This course will introduce you to international human resource management, its development, the stages of internationalization of companies, and the methods of entry into international business. You will study global employment laws in relation to human resource management, the main employment standards, the approaches to multinational enterprises and labor relations, and international ethics. You will also study the challenges that international human resource management professionals face and the future roles they will need to take on.

You will then study the multilevel model of strategic human resource management and learn about networked organizations and the challenges they face. The course will also cover the different types of networks and their features. Next, you will learn about sustainable human resource management and study the paradoxical tensions in human resource management and the coping strategies used to deal with them. You will also look into the sustainable human resource model.

Running an international organization and handling a diverse staff takes a lot of time and skill. A little bit of extra training can make these tasks a lot easier. If you want to boost your career as a professional human resource manager, you will find the sustainability and coping strategies taught in this free online HR course very useful. So, check out the course for yourself and improve your skill set, and your résumé, in just a few short hours.

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Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify reasons why businesses may need to be internationalized.
  • Discuss challenges to human resource management in multinational enterprises.
  • Discuss employment standards and laws in relation to international human resource management.
  • Discuss jobs international human resource staff will need to do in the future.
  • Discuss different strategic theories of human resource management.
  • Discuss the multilevel model of strategic human resource management.
  • Discuss networked organizations and challenges they face.
  • Discuss the paradoxical tensions and coping strategies in human resources management.
  • Discuss sustainable human resource management.


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