Career Development and Contemporary Human Resources Management

Discipline: EAD5898-7

Concentration area: 12139

Number of Credits: 8

Course load:

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I. To provide theories, concepts and tools to understand main aspects on careers choices;
II. To orientate students for applying techniques on careers management.

Careers studies are considered the most innovative topic on Human Resources. Changes in society have been provoking organizations and individuals to think about new approaches and new models on Careers. As a result, scholars are currently researching new topics and building Careers theories.
The discipline is addressed to present, discuss and clarify new theories and challenges on new Careers Models.

Data Tópico
1. Introduction: basic concepts, objectives, syllabus, psychological contract. Basic concepts; tendencies on contemporary career management.
 Basic concepts; tendencies on contemporary career management.
 Career as a self-knowledge process
 Contemporary Career Models and Theories
 Personality Theories: Jung / Psychological Types
 The role of the organization – Succession Plan
 Personality Theories: Freud
 Personality Theories: Adler e Bandura
 Psychological Theories: Rogers e narratives
 Psychological Theories: Allport e Fromm
 Career and Entrepreneurship
 The practice: Mentoring, Coaching e Career Counseling
 Career Transition
 Dilemmas and new issues – Work-Life Integration; Opt-Out, Network and Dual Career

Avaliation methods:
 Final Paper
 Symposium


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