Personnel Management, Sociology and Psychology Department

Personnel Management and Labour Economics Department

History of department is motion to the professional growth of its graduating students due to experience and trade of staff composition; it is heavy cognition and awareness of permanent changes in the multidimensional, unstable world of labour; it is a system capture of art of personnel management; it is a permanent search and introduction of innovations in the difficult process of adjusting of social-labour relations.

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History of department is thousands of specialists, geared-up to work in the different spheres of economy of Ukraine and other countries of Europe, Asia, Africa and America; it is a pleiad of scientists in the field of economics labour, social-labour relations, management of personnel; it is authoritative teachers-professionals which develop domestic higher economic school.

Modern Personnel Management and Labour Economics Department is one of lead among family departments in Ukraine. It is the powerful center of educational, methodical and scientific work, active participant of innovative activity of enterprises. Department inculcates constantly new technologies of educational process, develops actual educational courses on the basis of long-term traditions and innovative approach to the teaching, supports permanent connections with various institutions, enterprises and business-environment.

Especially actual is preparation of competent specialists in the field of personnel management and labour economics in the period of forming of new economy. It is accompanied with growth of meaningfulness of human capital as a strategic resource, and the competitiveness of enterprises depends on quality and flexibility of human capitals, which requires a strategic resource effective management by them.

Personnel Management and Labour Economics Department hasgot the modern name in 2007 year after 50 years of numerous transformations  and  became an original answer for the permanent calls of socio-economic development of country.

The first manager of department of Labour Economics and Material and Technical Supply (1965–1966) was an associate professor A. Pastukhov. In a year the department of scientific organization of management and labour became independence. In next time development of department was carried out under the direction of O. M. Bobrov (1966–1975), V. P. Makhnarilov (1975–1985), V. M. Petyukh (in 1985), S. I. Trilevich (1985–1988), V. I. Chernov (in 1988), honoured worker of education of Ukraine V. M. Danyuk (1988–2003).

Since 2003 years Head of Personnel Management and Labour Economics Department is A. M. Kolot, ScD in Economics, Professor, Vice rector in Charge of Research and Academic Affairs, honoured worker of science of Ukraine.

  • Vasyl Petiukh
    Graduated from vocational school. Worked as an assembly fitter at “Bolshevik”, “Arsenal” and “Poligrapfmash” factories in Kiev and as a senior...
    Anatoliy Grinenko
    Dr. Grinenko was born 02.01.1949 in Tinytsa, Bahmach district of Chernigiv region. Graduated from Kiev Institute of National Economy with honors in...

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Bachelor-level disciplines
Audit staff

The purpose of the courseis to provide students opportunities to master systematic knowledge of theory and practice audit of economic entities in the field of labor and employment.

Objectives of the courseare to formation in the students of the complex competencies which are sufficient to start work on a specialty on the primary positions under the guidance of experienced professionals or managers ( in Service Staff  or in Economic Departments such as:  Labor and Wages Department , Labor Rate Setting Department, Health and Safety Department) in the process of making decision to optimization of the work and labor relations in organization, that are based on auditing and controlling staff

Document management with computer equipment

The aim of the discipline– formation of theoretical and practical knowledge in the document management with computer equipment and modern information technologies in the context of formation of professional and information culture.

«Document Management with Computer Equipment» – professionally oriented discipline that is part of the variable part of the curriculum and is taught to students of the second year and is a logical extension of sciences «Ukrainian literature» and «Information and computer technology»

Labor economics and labor relations

The purpose of the courseis to develop  for students of  systems, which consist of theoretical knowledge and  practical skills  for effective management of labor and social labor relations at various levels.

Objectives of the course are:

- the coverage of theoretical and methodological and applied aspects of contemporary issues in labor economics and industrial relations;

-the formation among students  of practical skills and competencies on application of methods and mechanisms in  the labor administration and the social and labor relations;

- the development of abilities to research  labor economics  on macro-, meso- and micro- level


The objective of disciplineare knowledges of ergonomics and skills for increasing the efficiency of the system "man - machine".

Tasks of the course:

to form theoretical knowledges about the nature of "man - machine" and the principles of its organization;

to acquaint students with the methods of evaluating the effectiveness of the system "man - machine";

to acquire the skills to design and justify measures to improve the system "man - machine";

to develop the ability to research, independent work, build a sense of responsibility for the work

Labour Physiology and Psychology
Information technology in labour management

The purpose of the disciplineis providing for students the opportunities for learning systemic knowledge of the theory and practice of information systems and technologies in personnel management and labour economics.

The taskof the discipline: introduction to the main trends of informatization, learning practical skills in the use of information technologies in professional work

Conflict Management (for Speciality 6505)

Thepurpose of discipline is to develop theoretical and applied knowledge in the field of social and labor conflicts in the organization.

Tasks of the course- to provide students’ knowledge about modern sustainable patterns and mechanisms of the emergence and development of conflicts, to form their own skills to analyze conflict situations and to develop scientific and practical recommendations for the effective conflict management at different levels of their manifestation in a social reality and, above all, in the system of social - labor relations

Corporate social responsibility of business

The aim of the discipline– formation of professionals with basic knowledge of the theory and practice of corporate social responsibility and their acquisition of the professional competencies that ensure the formation of socially responsible behavior.

Discipline objectives: acquaintance of future professionals with the general laws of interaction between business and society through the implementation tools of formation and functioning of CSR in the organization

Occupational Safety (a component of the Safe Livelihood)

The aim of the discipline– to help students to possess knowledge system of occupational safetyand develop skills in the fields of modern management model conditions, health and safety at the national, regional and industrial levels.

Discipline objectives:

—mastering of knowledge on occupational safety and use them at the level of the enterprise, organization;

—development of students' skills of scientific research, to teach them independence and responsibility

The organization and regulation of labor
Vocational guidance

The purposeof discipline "Vocational guidance" is to develop students' knowledge systems of vocational guidance and competencies to assist in choosing a profession or its change and conducting professional selection.

Tasks of the discipline:the study of mental, physiological, psychological characteristics of labour activity, medical indications and contraindications by professions, personal characteristics of an individual and their compliance with the profession requirements

Managing staff behavior

The purpose of scienceis to master theoretical and practical knowledge for adequate analysis of staff behavior, among them: the features and characteristics of the perception process, the nature and main characteristics of the attitudes, individual characteristics and psychological typology of the motivate staff potential, the nature and sources of power; theoretical foundations of leadership, decision-making behaviors, characteristic elements of culture in organization, features of the organizational development process

Human resource management

The purpose of science: to provide students with a system of theoretical and applied knowledge in the field of human resource management of organizations operating in the Ukrainian economy

The task of science: Developing of complex competencies of student at sufficient level for starting to work on a specialty in primary roles under the guidance of experienced professionals and managers

Employment administration

The purpose of the courseis  to master the knowledge of the theoretical and legal rules for the labor market and employment management; developing skills to analyze the situation, identify trends in the labor market to draw conclusions, recommendations for the effective employment

Team Management

The purpose of science: is to study the students the theoretical foundations and practical skills of team management.

The purpose of science:to provide an idea of teamwork as a new human resources management system, where a man is the subject of management and self-management

Personnel administration

The purpose of scienceis forming a system of knowledge of the theory and practice of personnel administration. Provide students with systematic knowledge of the paperwork and legal aspects of personnel work as part of the management staff.

The task of science:the study of theoretical-methodological and practical basis of the nature, content personnel administration, independent design and substantiation of measures to improve structural units HR

Labour Potential Management

The purpose of the courseis  to develop knowledge of the theory and practice in regulation of reproduction and use of the  labor potential at the macro- and micro- economic level  with the help of modern management  methods.

Objectives of the course are to:

- head students' knowledge in  theory  of labor potential;

- help students  to acquire the skills to  design measures  for improving of the labor potential system  ;

- clarify of the nature for terms such as motivation  of economic activity,  the use of human capital;

- explain students nature  of the labor potential efficiency ;

- promote and   master the ability of research in the field macro- and micro - level of the labor potential;

- master     skills  of  research, analysis, using of available resources and the labor in society on the state level

Social protection

The aim of mastering disciplines- mastering theoretical knowledge in the area of ​​social protection practical skills for the settlement of various kinds of benefits and compensation.

Tasks of the course:to form skills to analyze the current state of social protection at the macro and micro level design dokumentыv required for appointment to various social benefits and determine their size, konsultutsыy leaders regarding the choice of additional forms of social protection for workers in a particular company to improve the results of their activities

Hr using applied solutions 1C

The purpose of discipline - to teach students effectively have theoretical knowledge and basic working principles of applied solution software system "1C: FIR" for adequate analysis of patterns of personnel management and practical skills to ensure effective resolution, the prevention of typical managerial problems using accounting information when optimization plans, monitoring their vyko¬nannyam, economic analysis results of business enterprises and their divisions, identify the reserves and of management decisions in future work

Creating of your own business (training course)

The purpose of “Training course“Creating your own business” is to develop the students` entrepreneurial mind, to form the modern economic thought and the special economic knowledge of the management theory and practice, in order to develop skills to start their own business, forecast and plan economic indicators, elaboratethe economic development strategy with socio-economic aspects of improving the efficiency of the company

Conflict Resolution Studies
Personnel Management Psychology
Personnel Motivation
Personnel Management Service
Labour Organisation
Labour Quota Setting
Labour Market
Master-level disciplines
Human Development

The purpose of disciplineis to form a development-oriented socio-economic culture in Ukrainian society and promoting opportunities for human development in Ukraine through distribution to students advanced knowledge and ideas of human development.

The objectives of the course is to develop a system of theoretical and practical knowledge about categories, concepts, mechanisms to ensure human development in Ukraine

Productivity management

The purpose of the disciplineis the study of problems of complex use of economic resources in production process and implementing various goods to minimize total costs and obtaining maximum results.

Tasks of the disciplineare providing students with the maximum knowledge on productivity management for their practical application in all links of micro- and macroeconomics

Methodology of scientific research

The purposeof science is to build an understanding of modern trends of scientific research, in particular in the field of personnel management and labour Economics, mastering the methodology and methods of scientific research, mastering of skills the development of program and research plan

Motivational management

Thepurpose of the discipline is formation of theoretical and applied knowledge in the branch of personnel labor activity increasing, improvement of quality performance indicators using tools of tangibleand intangible motivation.

Thetask of the discipline is providing to students sustainable up to date knowledge in motivational management theory, formation of skills and abilities of personnel motivation analyzing and developing research and practice recommendations concerning its increasing; development of ability to research activity, as well  independency and responsibility in substantiation and making a decision in the motivational management sphere

Organization of manager’s work

The purpose of the scienceis to provide students with opportunities to master theory and practice systemic knowledge of organization of work of managers and other officials of enterprises management.

The main tasks of the scienceis to teach students to understand the mission and goals of the enterprise, the purpose of managers’ work, nature and importance of the organization of work of management personnel, value of management information, importance of official communication of the manager, a formal and informal leadership role, a role of a secretary in organizing manager’s work

The organization of hr consulting business

Thepurpose of discipline is getting students persistent current knowledge and practical skills of organizing, analyzing and management of HR consulting business. In addition, students will form their business skills in ensuring effective functioning and developing the activities of HR consulting and in implementing different consulting technologies and services for customers

Staff development

The purpose of disciplineis to develop theoretical and applied knowledge in the field of planning, organization, motivation and control of staff development in the conditions of implementation of innovative-investment economic model, formation of information society.

The task of disciplineis getting students a sustainable modern knowledge of the theory staff development, formation of skills independently analyze the state of development of the personnel and to develop scientific and practical recommendations for its further improvement; formation of abilities to scientific research work, as well as independence and responsibility in justification and making decisions on staff development

Social responsibility

The aim of the discipline– to establish basic knowledge on the theory and practice of social responsibility and the professional competence that ensure the formation of socially responsible behavior of its actors (institutions).

Disciplineobjectives- acquaintance of students with theoretical propositions on the use of modern practices of interaction between government, business, civil society and the rights that would strengthen the mutual responsibility of all actors of public life, to create conditions for sustainable development of the state and society

Strategic human resources management

The goal of scienceis to givestudents theoretical and applied knowledge in the field of strategic human resources management in modern organization to ensure its competitiveness in a socially-oriented market economy.

The tasks of science isstudents abilities and skills to independently analyze the strategy of human resources management in accordance with the general development strategies and to develop scientific-practical recommendations on the formulation and implementation of strategies for human resources management

Technologies of personnel management

Thepurpose of the discipline is formation of theoretical and applied knowledge in the branch of up to date personnel – technologies using in the practice of organization management.

The task of the discipline is providing to rising specialists competencesconcerning planning, organizing, realizing and effectiveness estimating of staff recruitment, as well justifying using necessity of differentpersonnel attraction technologies

Employer brand management

Thepurpose of the discipline isformation of competencesconcerning research and formation of a positive employer brand on the internal and external labor market.

Thetask of the discipline is providing to students competencesconcerning research of employer brand, as well working out the complex programmes of the positive employer brand formation for the purpose of increasing competitive positions on the external labor market, improving personnel loyalty and motivation at a company

Managing social development

The aim of the courseis to develop knowledge on the basis of scientific and practical management of social development at the macro and micro - levels in terms of building a socially-oriented market economy, are necessary skill to work in various forms of ownership and relevant government institutions

Personnel Management
Occupational Safety (8404)
Contact information

Mailing address: 03680 Kyiv Ukraine, 54/1 Prospect Peremogy, of. 319.