Basic skills

  • Students must have and understand knowledge of an area of study built on the basis of general secondary education, and while it relies on some advanced textbooks it also includes some aspects coming from the forefront of its field of study.
  • Students must be capable of applying their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and they should have building arguments and problem resolution skills within their area of study.
  • Students must be capable of collecting and interpreting relevant data (usually within their area of study) in order to make statements that reflect social, scientific or ethic relevant issues.
  • Students must be capable of communicating information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Students must develop the necessary learning skills to undertake further training with a high degree of autonomy.

Specific skills

  • Identifying the foundations of the main organization areas in the field of human labour.
  • Identifying, analysing and solving complex problems and situations from an (economic, historical, legal, psychological, and sociological) interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Recognising the issues related to labour market, social security, and the implementation of legislation and jurisprudential criteria to the assumptions shown in practice.
  • Technically representing the people or entities of the administrative, fiscal, and procedural fields, and also of defence in labour courts.
  • Preparing, drawing up and formalising the general written documents in administrative and judicial processes.
  • Suggesting solutions for labour disputes and the situations that may arise them through mediation and negotiation.
  • Producing internal communication projects for labour groups.
  • Designing a Welcome Handbook and documenting a training plan in relation to their needs for the collectives in charge.
  • Distinguishing the special needs of labour integration in different groups of workers (with mental or psychical disabilities, immigrants...).
  • Properly analysing the specific situations of reconciliation of work and family life, and implementing the corresponding regulations.
  • Contrasting the equality between men and women in the workplace and solving the issues arisen with the Act on Equality.
  • Connecting the labour market needs, demands, and fluctuations, and the dynamics and policies of the industrial relations.
  • Applying the different evaluation techniques in a socio-occupational audit.
  • Carrying out analysis, diagnostics, lending support and taking decisions in terms of organisational structure, labour organisation, motion study and working hours studies.
  • Contextualising the social events from a (geographical, historical, economic, ecological, sociopolitical or cultural) global point of view.
  • Managing unstructured labour situations taking into account their development diversity (immigration, equality, disability), demonstrating adaptability.
  • Producing and designing organizational strategies, developing the human resources strategy of the organization.
  • Applying techniques and making decisions in terms of human resources (remuneration policy, selection policy).
  • Carrying out representation and negotiation roles in several fields of the industrial relations.
  • Advising union and business organizations and their members.
  • Consulting and managing in terms of employment and labour recruitment.
  • Advising and managing in terms of social security, social welfare and complementary social protection.
  • Developing research projects in the labour field. Producing, implementing and assessing territorial strategies of economic promotion and labour integration.
  • Students must demonstrate they comprehend the relation between social processes and industrial relations dynamics.
  • Planning, designing, consulting and managing occupational risk prevention systems.
  • Producing, developing and assessing occupational and continued training plans in regulated and non regulated fields.
  • Applying quantitative and qualitative social investigation techniques to the labour field. Interpreting data and socioeconomic indicators concerning the labour market.
  • Understanding the dynamic and changing character of the labour relations in the national and international field.

Transversal skills

  • Working autonomously.
  • Organising and managing the available time.
  • Self-motivating by undertaking specific training programs to acquire new knowledge.
  • Students must be capable of deciding, sharply taking decisions and judging.
  • Clearly expressing ideas or facts in a compelling way.
  • Students must be capable of persuading others to agree with their point of view.
  • Verbally communicating and defending a project.
  • Drawing up and formalising reports and documents.
  • Applying the information and communication technologies to the different areas of action.
  • Working effectively in teams.
  • Students must be effective in a changing environment and when facing new tasks, responsibilities or people.
  • Students must be capable of recognising and guiding the needs of people from their immediate environment.
  • Respecting the professional confidentiality.
  • Retain the ethical values and moral standards in decision-making.
  • Respecting the social uses and customs.
  • Maintaining a direction and performance that reflect the effort to do the tasks with efficiency and quality.
  • Students must be capable of initiative, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Leading a group of people, by using the appropriate methods to guide individuals or groups towards the attainment of a goal.
  • Students must be aware of the impact and implications of decisions and activities in other company areas.