Department of Business and Economics
Dean:Dr. Jón Þór Sturluson
Email:vd@ru.is
Website:http://www.ru.is/vd
TeachersView
MSc in Innovation Management - 90 ECTS
Semesters:3
Years:1
ETCS:90
About majorMeistaranám í stjórnun nýsköpunar leggur áherslu á nýsköpun og frumkvöðlastarfssemi. Nemendur öðlast hæfni til að að stýra nýsköpunarstarfimismunandi skipulagsheilda við þróun á nýjum ferlum, vörum og þjónustu, ásamt því að nemendur geti leitt frumkvöðlastarf á breiðum grunni, þar á meðal til að stofna ný fyrirtæki. Námið eflir þekkingu og næmni nemenda fyrir nýjum tækifærum, þjálfar skapandi og lausnamiðaða nálgun og miðar að því að nemendur geti gert slíkar lausnir að veruleika.    
Learning OutcomesView
Degree titleMSc in Innovation Management
Legend
Mandatory course on majorTeaching language
Optional course on majorPrerequisites for course
Print
Vorönn/Spring 2024
More infoConsumer BehaviorElectiveV-712-COBEECTS 3,75
More infoInnovation ManagementCoreV-713-INNMECTS 7,5
More infoBusiness EthicsCoreV-714-BETHECTS 3,75
More infoEntrepreneurship and Innovation in ContextCoreV-715-ENICECTS 3,75
More infoBusiness Process ManagementElectiveV-716-BPMAECTS 7,5
More infoFixed Income AnalysisElectiveV-716-FINCECTS 3,75
More infoImplementation of information systemsElectiveV-717-IMISECTS 3,75
More infoEntrepreneurial FinanceCoreV-733-ENTRECTS 7,5
More infoBranding and Strategic MarketingElectiveV-741-BRANECTS 7,5
More infoStrategic HRM and MetricsElectiveV-745-STRAECTS 7,5
More infoInternshipElectiveV-748-INTEECTS 7,5
More infoCases in corporate financeElectiveV-763-COR2ECTS 7,5
More infoFinancial Reporting and Accounting Standards IIElectiveV-765-FIR2ECTS 7,5
More infoBusiness Research Methodology ICoreV-765-REM1ECTS 3,75
More infoApplied DerivativesElectiveV-766-APDEECTS 7,5
More infoConsolidated Financial StatementsElectiveV-767-SAREECTS 7,5
More infoBusiness Intelligence and AnalyticsElectiveV-784-REK5ECTS 7,5
More infoCorporate LawElectiveV-802-BULAECTS 7,5
More infoBusiness Research Methodology IICoreV-825-REM2ECTS 3,75
More infoTourism MarketingElectiveV-840-TOMAECTS 7,5
More infoTraining and DevelopmentElectiveV-840-TRDEECTS 3,75
More infoAccounting for derivatives and other financial instrumentsElectiveV-871-AFLEECTS 7,5
More infoMaster´s Thesis - partial submissionElectiveV-888-THHLECTS 15
More infoResearch ProposalCoreV-898-REPRECTS 0
More infoMaster´s ThesisCoreV-898-THESECTS 30
More infoExchange StudiesElectiveX-699-EXCHECTS 30
Sumar/Summer 2024
More infoAccounting Fraud and ForensicsElectiveV-722-AFORECTS 7,5
More infoNegotiations and SalesElectiveV-744-NEGOECTS 7,5
More infoInternshipElectiveV-748-INTEECTS 7,5
More infoCross-cultural CommunicationElectiveV-756-CRCOECTS 7,5
More infoManagement AccountingElectiveV-793-MAACECTS 7,5
More infoBehavioral FinanceElectiveV-803-BEFIECTS 3,75
More infoInformation Technology in AccountingElectiveV-804-INTAECTS 7,5
More infoOccupational Health PsychologyElectiveV-816-OHPSECTS 3,75
More infoSustainable FinanceElectiveV-817-SUFIECTS 3,75
More infoSustainable LeadershipElectiveV-836-SLEAECTS 3,75
More infoDesign Thinking for Information Security: An Interdisciplinary ApproachElectiveV-847-THISECTS 7,5
More infoVenture CapitalElectiveV-875-VENTECTS 7,5
More infoMaster´s Thesis - partial submissionElectiveV-888-THHLECTS 15
More infoMaster´s ThesisCoreV-898-THESECTS 30
More infoExchange StudiesElectiveX-699-EXCHECTS 30
Haustönn/Fall 2024
More infoIntroduction to Management and Business ConceptsElectiveV-700-IMBUECTS 0
More infoCreative Approaches and Entrepreneurial MindsetsCoreV-702-CREMECTS 7,5
More infoInnovation and Entrepreneurship: A field of knowledge and practiceCoreV-703-INENECTS 7,5
More infoFundamentals in Tourism and Hospitality ManagementElectiveV-704-FTHMECTS 7,5
More infoFinancial Reporting and Accounting Standards IElectiveV-705-FIR1ECTS 7,5
More infoAuditing, Auditing Standards and Ethics in Accounting and AuditingElectiveV-706-AUD1ECTS 7,5
More infoStrategic ManagementCoreV-712-STJOECTS 7,5
More infoOrganizational PsychologyElectiveV-715-ORPSECTS 7,5
More infoStaffing: from recruitment to terminationElectiveV-730-STRTECTS 7,5
Year
1. yearPrint
SemesterFall 2024
Level of courseN/A
Type of courseElective
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites.
ScheduleNo schedule found.
Lecturer
Þóra Þorgeirsdóttir
Content
The purpose of this course is to build the participant´s ability to use good practices in staffing and workforce planning to build up a great team of employees.

The course will emphasise reliable and valid methods and tools in all stages of personnel selection, whether internal or external or selecting employees out. Key labour law considerations and international comparisons in staffing practices and legal environments will be covered as well as ethical issues and dilemmas that may arise in staffing.

The following topics and concepts are covered:
The whole process of staffing and workforce planning will be covered, including external and internal recruitment, employer branding, job analysis, job design, job specifications, evaluation of candidates, decision making, contracting, retention, turnover, layoffs and alternative downsizing methods. Among key issues covered are causes and consequences of downsizing, survivor syndrome, staffing metrics and evaluation of selection success.
Learning outcome - Objectives
Knowledge: Collection of facts, concepts, theories and techniques acquired by students. The student should:
-Understand and explain key theories, methods, frameworks and research findings relating to workforce planning, recruitment, selection and downsizing and the skills to apply them in different organizational contexts.
-Understand key legal terms relating to staffing and how international labour law developments may affect hiring practices in different countries.
Skills: The ability to apply knowledge to different settings of staffing processes. The student should:
-Describe and apply key staffing models, concepts and strategies to various organizational settings.
-Understand, critically analyse and respond objectively to key ethical issues and dilemmas that may arise in staffing.
-Collect and analyse information from internal and external sources to undertake workforce planning and forecast labour force requirements and needs.
Competences: The ability to apply knowledge and skills in staffing. The student should:
-Develop and design staffing strategies in alignment with organizational HR strategy and business strategy, to ensure alignment between organizations and employees and between employees and jobs.
-Critically evaluate the suitability of different methods and approaches to staffing in different internal and external contexts.
-Develop, design and implement valid and reliable recruitment, selection and termination processes that abide with relevant labor legislation.
Course assessment

Reading material
No reading material found.
Teaching and learning activities

Language of instructionEnglish
More infoLabour lawElectiveV-731-LALAECTS 3,75
More infoDigital and Information System ManagementElectiveV-732-DIGIECTS 7,5
More infoChange management and leadershipElectiveV-736-CMLEECTS 7,5
More infoInternational MarketingElectiveV-736-INMAECTS 7,5
More infoFundamentals in Accounting and FinanceElectiveV-737-FAFIECTS 7,5
More infoAdvanced and digital marketingElectiveV-738-ADDMECTS 7,5
More infoEnterprise ArchitecturesElectiveV-746-ENARECTS 7,5
More infoInternshipElectiveV-748-INTEECTS 7,5
More infoInternational FinanceElectiveV-767-INTFECTS 7,5
More infoCorporate TaxationElectiveV-772-TAX1ECTS 7,5
More infoPerformance ManagementElectiveV-830-PEMAECTS 3,75
More infoPortfolio ManagementElectiveV-862-PORTECTS 7,5
More infoMaster´s Thesis - partial submissionElectiveV-888-THHLECTS 15
More infoResearch ProposalCoreV-898-REPRECTS 0
More infoMaster´s ThesisCoreV-898-THESECTS 30
More infoExchange StudiesElectiveX-699-EXCHECTS 30
Vorönn/Spring 2025
More infoInternshipElectiveV-748-INTEECTS 7,5
More infoTopics in Emerging TechnologiesElectiveV-819-TEMTECTS 3,75