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Ano Letivo: 2017/18

Mestrado em Gestão de Recursos Humanos

Information Systems for Human Resource Management

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Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 6419/2017, de 24-07-2017

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 15,0 T + 15,0 TP

- Vasco Renato Marques Gestosa da Silva
- Célio Gonçalo Cardoso Marques

Not applicable.

Describe and use IS and support tools for organizational communication and collaborative environments.
Understand the importance of Business Intelligence (BI) in HRM and how to plan and create BI systems in this area.
Know and use IS and e-learning tools.

1. Systems and Information Technologies and Human Resource Management (HRM)
Information systems (IS) in organizations
IS management and planning
Typical application modules of HRM
Employee Relationship Management (ERM)
2. Support Systems to organizational communication and collaborative environments
Communication and collaboration tools
Communities of practice
3. Databases
Database Management System (DBMS)
Operating systems and analytical systems
Data Warehouse systems (DW)
Features and architecture of a DW
The relational model to the dimensional model
Implementation models of DW
Use of DBMS for Web
4. Systems Business Intelligence (BI) for human resources
BI Architecture for Human resources
Analysis of BI data model for human resources
5. Lifelong Learning and Training
The online training and career development
IS and tools for e­Learning
Creating courses for e­Learning
6. The use of social media
Social Media Tools
Professional social networks.

Evaluation Methodology
The knowledge acquired will be evaluated through an individual research work (100%).

- Kavanagh, M. e Thite, M. e Johnson, R. (2015). Human Resource Information Systems: Basics, Applications, and Future Directions. London: SAGE Publications
- Laudon, K. e Laudon, J. (2016). Management Information Systems. Harlow: Essex: Pearson
- Headworth, A. (2015). Social Media Recruitment. London, England: Kogan Page

Teaching Method
The used teaching and learning methodologies involve theoretical presentations, practical problem solving,
demonstrations, discussions and tutorials. The knowledge acquired will be evaluated through an individual research work.

Software used in class
Several software for HRM.




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