Human Resources Management suits you if you...

    • want to make a difference, enable strategies and shape change
    • want to deal with exciting and future-oriented topics
    • want to support and lead people and thus create a working environment in which others enjoy working

    Future fields of application

      • In human resources, e.g. as a personnel manager, personnel officer, recruiter, personnel developer
      • In a cross-sectional function, e.g. personnel marketing, personnel controlling, IT
      • As a manager or project leader
      • Self-employed as a coach, consultant or trainer
      • New job profiles, e.g. Feelgood Manager, Talent Manager

      What to expect

        • Current contents, e.g. future of work and new work, strategic personnel management, leadership, communication management, instruments of modern personnel work, systemic personnel and organisational development, personality development, personnel work from an ethical perspective, employer branding, recruiting trends, etc.
        • Psychological background knowledge
        • Exciting discussions, reflections and interactions
        • Activating, holistic and practice-oriented teaching and learning methods


        A total of 20 ECTS, each consisting of 10 ECTS compulsory and elective modules:

        Human Resource Management Compulsory modules

        Total 10 ECTS

        Communication and leadership
        (Prof. Dr. Ina Mai)

        Strategic and operational human resource management
        (Prof. Dr. Ina Mai)

        Human Resource Management Elective Modules

        A total of 10 ECTS  (choose two from the current curriculum), e.g.

        Labour Market Economics
        (Prof. Dr. Christine Dauth)

        Labour law
        (Martin Saager)

        Recruitment and selection
        (Prof. Dr. Ina Mai)

        Systemic personnel and organisational development
        (Prof. Dr. Ina Mai)

        Optional, i.e. depending on the number of students and their interest.
        • Economic and business ethics
          (Prof. Dr. Ina Mai)
        • Leadership - English-language
          (Prof. Dr. Ina Mai)
        • International Human Resource Management - English-language
          (Prof. Dr. Ina Mai)
        • Applied project management
          (Prof. Dr. Ina Mai)

        Descriptions of the modules as well as the examination performance can be found in the current module handbook (German).


        Prof. Dr. Ina Mai

        Prof. Dr. Ina Mai –


        • Studiengangsleiterin Leadership (LEA)
        • Vorsitzende Prüfungskommission Leadership (LEA)
        • Professorin Betriebswirtschaft (BW)
        • Leiterin Kompetenzzentrum für Lebenslanges Lernen und Kompetenzentwicklung (kom^n)


        • Personalmanagement
        • Leadership
        • Soft Skills