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Specialisation HRM & Change

Developing people and organisations for the future


The area of specialisation lets you choose a focus within your studies. Register for the Bachelor in Business Administration (International Management) or the Bachelor in Betriebsökonomie.

Innovative human resource management proactively shapes change - for people, teams and organisations.

You are passionate about...

  • People and Organisations
  • Innovative approaches to personnel management
  • Analysis and implementation of changes in organisations

Career opportunities

The HRM & Change specialisation will open up the following professional fields to you:

  • Specialist in Human Resource Management - deepening your knowledge in a field of HRM
  • Change consulting – designing and facilitating change processes
  • Head of HR – leading HR processes and departments
  • Personnel development - supporting employees and organisations developing competencies
  • Recruitment – finding and selecting the right talents

Living Case: Analysing and implementing HR and change

You implement your knowledge in a Living Case, focussing on change management.

Specialisation in HRM & Change

Today's work environment is characterised by ever faster change. A modern Human Resource Management (HRM) meets this challenge, develops concepts and strategies for people and organisations and implements them. Digitalisation enables new forms of work and organisation, which an innovative HRM helps to shape. What is needed are people who check, adapt and develop established and novel instruments of HRM and organisational development.

You will study why traditional forms of organising are increasingly replaced by agile concepts and self-organisation and how you can contribute to shaping this change.


The learning content is aligned to current challenges of organisations. New approaches, technologies and theories are incorporated and get critically reflected. Core topics are:

  • Talent acquisition: finding tomorrows employees
  • Stable and agile organisation: informed reflection and decision-making
  • Strategic HR: shaping and achieving Goals
  • Change Management: facilitating people and organisations in change
  • Personnel development: building competencies and skills
  • Consulting: advising people and organisations
  • Compensation: designing salary systems
  • Leadership: developing leadership
  • HR Analytics: analysing the right data correctly
  • Diversity: dealing with heterogeneity
  • Digitization in HRM: new technologies and processes

Module description

ECTS Points: 20
Teaching Language: German

-BSc in Business Administration (International Management) - Area of specialisation HRM & Change
-BSc in Betriebsökonomie - Vertiefungsrichtung HRM & Change

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