Management and Law in Employment Relations

SubjectManagement and Law in Employment Relations
Semester6th semester (spring)
TypeRequired (Elective module: Management and Law)
Study programme:Business studies
Primary language:Slovene
The course will be carried out in the Slovene language and is an elective course in accordance with an officially approved curriculum of the Undergraduate Degree Program in Business Studies.

Students must have relevant knowledge in the area of general civil law and principles of management.

  • Student will explore and learn the rights and obligations that arise directly and indirectly from the employment relationship. 
  • To gain autonomy, (self) criticality, (self) reflexivity, self-evaluation and the pursuit of quality in the interaction of the work organization;
  • Gain sensitivity / openness for people and social situations for the domestic and international environment;
  • Develop ethical reflection and commitment to professional ethics in the business environment, respect for non-discrimination and multiculturalism in the organization and its (international) environment;
  • To know and understand the development trends, differences and needs of the individual;
  • Know organizational and managerial skills in companies and institutions;
  • To know the organization of active and independent work, training employees for self-education;
  • Develop competence to verify and evaluate employee achievements and provide feedback;
  • Develop the ability to establish and maintain a partnership relationship with colleagues, employers and other users.
  • Develop the ability to tolerate dialogue;
  • To know and understand the theoretical basics of advisory work, to master the procedures and principles of advisory work and to plan and manage changes.
Learning outcomes
  • To learn about the importance of integrating human capabilities into the planning and implementation of business decisions;
  • To understand and understand the role and significance of the organization's human rights strategy;
  • To recognize and apply legal acts of employment relations;
  • To learn about the dimensions of people's management in the organization and some models of dealing with people;
  • To learn about the importance and possibilities of planning, developing, training, rewarding human resources, career planning, working conditions, evaluating and rewarding work performance;
  • To recognize and understand the importance of team work, organizational culture and climate, successful solving problems for successful performance of work and tasks of employees;
  • Emphasize a mental scheme to successfully adapt human behavior to working for all the rapidly changing market conditions.
- Basic concepts in the field of human resources management
- Definition of the concept of management from a broader social and legal point of view
- Legal regulation of the role and position of managers in deciding on employment
- Definition of human resources management and legal foundations of this field
- Workplace and work analysis
- Legal regulation of the role and position of managers in the obligations and responsibilities of employees in the private sector / civil servants
- Recruitment and selection of personnel
- Training and development of personnel
- Monitoring and developing work performance
- Rewarding
Teaching and learning activities
  • Lectures;
  • Seminar (analysis of case law, analysis of specific legal and legal issues);
  • Exercises (solving hypothetical problems, dealing with products of independent work);
  • Other work (consultations related to the preparation of tutorials).
Evaluation systems and criteria
  • Knowledge testing consists of: homework (25% share in a joint assessment), assessment of participation in the course in lectures and exercises (25% share) and written examination (50% share).
  • Regardless of the calculation taking into account the individual shares; the overall positive assessment must first be a positive evaluation of the final examination.
  • Written examination will be conducted after the end of the semester. In order to enter the exam, the student must prepare / submit homework.
Teaching and learning material
  • Možina, S. et al. (2002). Management kadrovskih virov. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za družbene vede, Knjižna zbirka Profesija.
  • Torrington, D. et al. (2005). Human resource management. London: Prentice Hall.
  • Zupan, N. et al. (2009). Menedžment človeških virov. Ljubljana: Fakulteta za družbene vede.
  • Michell, B., Gamlen C., The Big Book of HR, Career Press, 2017
  • Traven, S., Management človeških virov, Gospodarski vestnik, 1998
Office hours
  • Before and after the lectures
  • By agreement


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