ISM5124 Strategic Human Resources ManagementBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT (TURKISH, NON-THESIS)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Master TR-NQF-HE: Level 7 QF-EHEA: Second Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 7

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
ISM5124 Strategic Human Resources Management Fall 3 0 3 12
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Departmental Elective
Course Level:
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi DİDEM YILDIZ
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: This course defines the organization’s intentions and plans on how its
business goals should be achieved through people

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
* Describe how SHRM improve business performance
* Define strategic human resource management (SHRM) from a systemic, strategic perspective
* Incorporate strategic management processes in human resources practices
* Approach specific areas of HRM to operate strategically in an organization

Course Content

Formulating and implementing SHRM strategies,roles in strategic HRM, intellectıal capital, knowledge management, HR analytics.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Strategic Role of HR in the Organization cases and course notes
2) Strategic human resource management: concept and process cases and course notes
3) SHRM strategies cases and course notes
4) Formulating and implementing SHRM strategies cases and course notes
5) Improving business performance through strategic HRM cases and course notes
6) Roles in strategic HRM cases and course notes
7) Strategies for improving organizational effectiveness cases and course notes
8) Talent management strategy cases and course notes
9) Strategic HRD cases and course notes
10) Strategies for managing performance cases and course notes
11) Reward strategy cases and course notes
12) Employee relations strategy cases and course notes
13) innovation strategy cases and course notes
14) summary and prep. for the final exam cases and course notes


Course Notes / Textbooks: Ulrich, D., W., Younger, J., Brockbank, & Ulrich,M . (2012). HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources. SRHM.
ISBN 978-0071802666

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Homework Assignments 2 % 10
Project 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 42
Study Hours Out of Class 15 88
Presentations / Seminar 13 26
Project 14 56
Homework Assignments 14 28
Midterms 8 24
Final 5 27
Total Workload 291

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) To be process oriented
2) To integrate technical specifications with management functions
3) To improve management skills by taking into account the economic, social and environmental conditions
4) To launch fast and agile decision-making process
5) To lead disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams, to develop solution approaches in complex situations, to work individually and to take responsibility
6) To have conscious of professional and ethical responsibility
7) To be aware of economic and legal implications of engineering solutions
8) To have ability of selection and efficient use of modern techniques, equipments and information technologies for engineering management
9) To have verbal and oral effective communication skills by using visual methods in Turkish and English
10) To have conscious of necessity to lifelong learning
11) To be aware of entrepreneurship, sustainability and innovation
12) To be capable of designing and conducting experiments and collecting data, analyzing and interpreting results