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Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 12/05/2015
GRHO0013-3  Managing diversity

Duration :  30h Th
Number of credits :  
Bachelor degree in Economics and Management, 3rd year5
Bachelor degree in Business Engineering, 3rd year5
Master in Sociology, in-depth approach, 1st year3
Master in Sociology, didactic approach, 1st year3
Master in Human Resources Management, Professional Focus, 1st year3
Master in Human Resources Management, Professional Focus, 2nd year3
Master en sociologie, à finalité spécialisée en immigration studies, 1st year3
Master in Sociology, Professional focus in applied sociology, 1st year3
Lecturer :  Annie Cornet
Language(s) of instruction :  
French language
Organisation and examination :  
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Course contents :  
The course aims at giving to the students the bases to understand and control a policy of human resource management which takes into account the stakes related to the increasing diversity of the personnel, of the labour, customer and user.
  • management of diversity: what?
  • characteristics to be taken into account: gender, national origin, culture, disabilities, age, homosexuality, physical appearance
  • management of diversity, action plan to the equality, positive actions and positive discriminations
  • management of diversity: why?
  • diagnosis of the representativeness and discriminations
  • making of action plan and indicators necessary to the follow-up
  • identification of practices linked with the HRM
  • success factors
  • limits
Learning outcomes of the course :  
  • to give an outline of the principal currents of research and practices of diversity management
  • to understand the stakes and difficulties of diversity management;
  • to confront the theoretical contributions with the reality of practises.
Prerequisites and co-requisites/ Recommended optional programme components :  
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :  
face to face case studies guest speakers in some courses the students must attend to the course with guest speakers
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :  
Gestion de la diversité
1er master sc. gestion - Management humain et organisation
Recommended or required readings :  
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reference book
CORNET A., WARLAND P. (2008), GRH et gestion de la diversité, Paris, Dunod, coll. Topo. E-book
Assessment methods and criteria :  
90%work group - interviews and links with theorical and managerial concepts / web site on diversity management group will be made in the 1st course - information about the work group on website 10% for the attendance in the course
Work placement(s) :  
Organizational remarks :  
Contacts :  
CORNET Annie, Professeure, Hec-Ecole de gestion de l'Ulg - UER Management, service GRH et management des organisations, Responsable Unité de recherche EgiD (Etudes sur le genre et la diversité en gestion) bureau 2.98 / B31 /sart tilman

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