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Programa del Master in International Business

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid


Luigi Stirpe, Profesor visitante de Recursos Humanos, UC3M. Jefe de Estudios del Master in Human Resources Management, UC3M. Doctor en Dirección de Empresas, UC3M.
Carmen Paz, Profesora visitante de Recursos Humanos, UC3M. Doctora en Dirección de Empresas,Universidad de Oviedo. Managementt Development Program (PDD), IESE Business School, Madrid
Cheryl de Bruine, Socia Directiva de DeBruine Ashby, Formación en Dirección y Comunicación. Consultora de Desarrollo y Formación Internacional. Senior Partner con Read Matthews. Directora de Formación. Licenciatura en Relaciones Internacionales. MBA por la University of Warwick (Reino Unido).

 Learning goals

The rapidly changing nature of business in today’s economy pushed by combined with a growing need of knowledge workers is making people management (PM) an increasingly important part of executive planning and actions. At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the challenges raised by an effective and social responsible management of people;
  • Know how to translate their understanding about effective management of people into policies and practices coherent with the organization strategy;
  • Critically evaluate the success of PM from multiples perspectives (e.g.: customers, owners, managers and employees);
  • Know how to think strategically about the management of people in global organizations and what needs to be done to implement PM policies to achieve competitive advantage through people.
  • Understand that some parts of PM are fairly subtle and require deep analysis and some expert knowledge;
  • Undertake team based and individual analyses of a range of PM issues and consider informed proposals to address them.
  • Identify and analyze cultural differences.
  • Understand the research regarding the dimensions of culture.
  • Adapt management and communication style to effectively to work across cultures


1. The pillars of People Management (PM)
2. Driving employment relationships through training initiatives
3. Understanding employee reactions to HR practices
4. Employee selection
5. Performance appraisal
6. Compensation
7. Businesses and Cultures
8. Types of cultures. Learning culture in organizations
9. Visible Cultural Differences
10. “Invisible” Cultural Differences and Hofstede’s Dimensions of Culture.
11. Working Effectively across Cultures
12. Differences in management style and leadership expectations
13. Managing and working well with this diversity