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Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management and Organisational Behaviour

 A unique and focused vision for the development of human capital.


Provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and laboratories experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue postgraduate studies.



This programme aims at fostering the acquisition of know-how and skills to meet the challenges of the new millennium in terms of organisational behaviour management; developing management and leadership processes with a view to achieving organisational effectiveness, constant follow-up and updating as well as fostering the appropriate articulation between academic methods/expertise and the labour world. And also trying to enhance the individual as "the utmost resource" and the distinguishing feature of Human Resources Management. The title of the programme is implicitly related with such functions as human resources management, strategic HRM, recruitment and selection, vocational training and counselling, administrative HRM, organisational health, career management, consultancy in the sphere of organisational behaviour.

 Specific objectives:

. Provide a sound theoretical training;

. Obtain recognition from the industry;

. Offer a wide range of career options and employability opportunities;

. Provide strong links to the industry and state-of-the-art practices

. Provide the students with the opportunity to get in touch with the national and international business contexts;

. Provide a range of transversal administration skills needed to better understand the organizational reality;

. Provide a sound base of skills specific to a HRM career that are crucial to achieve high standards of professional performance;

. Provide a sound working knowledge of ethical principles and good professional practices.


Course coordinator

Maria Fernanda Pires Aparício

Maria Fernanda Pires Aparício

Gabinete: B 182
endereço de e-mail

Erasmus coordinator

Paula Alexandra da Cruz Silva Pina de Almeida

Paula Alexandra da Cruz Silva Pina de Almeida

Gabinete: B173
t.: 249328100
ext.: 1124
endereço de e-mail

Course coordinator

Maria Teresa Antunes Alcobia

Maria Teresa Antunes Alcobia

Gabinete: B115
t.: 249328274
ext.: 1205
endereço de e-mail

Publication in the Diário da República: RCC 21/12/2010 [DR.4928/2011 21.03.2011]

Plano curricular
UC Area ECTS Lecturer
Obg. Opt.
1º Semestre
Computer ApplicationsTecnologias da Informação e Comunicação 5
Fundamentals of LawDireito 5
Mathematics for Social Sciences IMatemática 5
Political EconomicsEconomia 5
PsychologyPsicologia 5
Research Methods for Human SciencesPsicologia 5
2º Semestre
Differential PsychologyPsicologia 5
EnglishLínguas 5
History and Theories of Human Resources Management Recursos Humanos 5
Labour EconomicsEconomia 5
Labour LawDireito 5
Management Information Systems Tecnologias da Informação e Comunicação 5
Mathematics for Social Sciences IIMatemática 5
Social PsychologyPsicologia 5


Plano curricular
UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
1º Semestre
Administrative Management and Audit of Human ResourcesRecursos Humanos 6
Community LawDireito 5
Consumer PsychologyPsicologia 4
ErgonomicsRecursos Humanos 5
Introduction to FinanceFinanceira 5
Statistics for Social SciencesMatemática 5
2º Semestre
Health and Safety at WorkRecursos Humanos 5
Multicultural ManagementRecursos Humanos 5
Non-Parametric StatisticsMatemática 5
Organisational Culture and CommunicationRecursos Humanos 5
Skills Management and Performance AppraisalRecursos Humanos 5
Strategic PlanningGestão 5


Plano curricular
UCArea ECTS Lecturer
Obr. Opt.
1º Semestre
Code of Ethics and Social ResponsibilityRecursos Humanos 3
Market Research and SurveyingMarketing 5
Organizational DevelopmentRecursos Humanos 5
Recruitment and SelectionRecursos Humanos 5
Team Leadership and ManagementRecursos Humanos 6
Training MethodsRecursos Humanos 6
2º Semestre
Active Training MethodsRecursos Humanos 5
Conflict Management and NegotiationRecursos Humanos 6
Integrated HR ProjectRecursos Humanos 6
Placement/InternshipRecursos Humanos 10
Seminar: Creativity and InnovationPsicologia 3

Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho nº 1887/2016 - 05/02/2016

Condições de Acesso


Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior

Institution of Higher Education: Polytechnic Institute of Tomar Organic Unit: School of Management of Tomar

N. Process: ACEF /1213/20612
Degree: Bachelor
ECTS: 180.0
Decision: Accredited
Number of Years of Accreditation: 3
Publication Date: 18/11/2014


It should be emphasized that it is the only degree at national level, focused not only on human resources management, but also in Organizational Behavior.


Professional Goals

According to the profile defined by the WFPMA, different levels and roles can be distinguished for HR practitioners. Graduates will be able to perform functions such as:

- Top Administrators/Managers;

- Functional Specialists;

- Team Leaders;

- Intermediate or Executive Managers.

Depending on their position within the organisation, they can have either specialist, generalist or strategic duties as follows:

- HR director;

- HR manager and official;

- Adviser to the Board;

- Organizational Behaviour Consultant;

- Vocational Training Manager and Consultant;

- Consultant and Specialist;

- Public Relations Director;

- Corporate Communication Officer.

Locais de funcionamento




 For the realization of Stages, we have a very diverse range of partnerships with the following entities:

1. Adecco Recursos Humanos, Lda.

2. Agrupamento de Escolas da Sertã

3. APS administração Porto de Sines

4. ASA - Aeroporto e Segurança Aérea de Cabo Verde

5. Associação Cantar Nosso

6. Barrinho Transportes

7. Câmara M. São Pedro do Sul

8. Câmara Municipal da Nazaré

9. Camara Municipal das Caldas da Rainha

10. Camara Municipal de Abrantes

11. Câmara Municipal de Coruche

12. Câmara Municipal de Moimenta da Beira

13. Câmara Municipal de Sernancelhe

14. Câmara Municipal de Setúbal

15. Câmara Municipal de Tomar

16. Camara Municipal de Vila de Rei

17. Câmara Municipal de Vila de Rei

18. Câmara Municipal Vila Nova da Barquinha

19. Centro João Paulo II

20. CIRE

21. COFIDOC, Lda.

22. COINDU – Comp. Ind. Automóvel, S. A.

23. Comércio e Retalho em Supermercados

24. COMPETIR - Formação e Serviços, S. A.

25. Confortubo

26. CRIT

27. Do It Better

28. Doble SS

29. EGOR Portugal

30. Ertek - Empresa de trabalho temporário

31. ETT Adecco Recursos Humanos

32. Excellent Care - Serviços Domésticos e de Assistência, Unipessoal, Lda.

33. F. Luis, Gestão e Contabilidade, Lda.

34. Francisco Laia Nunes, Lda.

35. GESPERITUS- Consultoria de Gestão e Formação

36. Highscore, Lda.

37. Hipermercado Modelo de Tomar

38. InCentea capital, S. A.

39. Inspecentro, S. A.

40. Instituto Politécnico de Tomar

41. Interiman

42. J. J. M. Esperanças, Lda.

43. Laboratórios Fernanda Galo

44. Lusotemp-Emp. Trabalho Temp. S. A.

45. Michael Page, Portugal

46. Painhas, S. A.

47. Pegop, Energia Elétrica

48. Rações Zêzere

49. Randstad Recursos Humanos, S. A.

50. SCM de Figueiró dos Vinhos

51. SMAS de Tomar

52. Sublitempo - Apoio domiciliário unipessoal

53. Talenter Castelo Branco

54. Talenter Entroncamento

55. Telcabo

56. Tempo Team

57. Transporta,S. A.

58. Trincanela

59. União Misericórdias Portuguesas - Centro Apoio Deficientes João Paulo II

60. Victor Francisco, Lda.

61. Zêzerovo–Produção Agrícola e Avícola do Zêzere, S. A.