Psychology of work

ltrav2230  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Psychology of work
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
1. What is work? 2. Systemic perspective in the psychology of work. 3. The functioning of human operators from a cognitive point of view. 4. The organisational theories of work. 5. Evaluation and careers. 6. Humankind and technical skills. 7. Safety. 8. The field of intervention in the psychology of work.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 To introduce the various fields that the psychology of work might be expected to manage, from the dual point of view of basic knowledge and the conditions required for the institution of change.
Psychology and evaluation. Rating scales. The psychometric qualities of the evaluation, including statistical approach Competencies. Evaluation of competencies in the workplace. Contemporary evaluation practices in human resources management. The challenges of evaluation. Cognitive functioning when making an evaluation
Teaching methods
Evaluation methods
Verification of knowledge and understanding. Mainly open questions. Closed book written exam.
Other information
This course forms part of a study programme that takes place in the evenings and on Saturday mornings
Laberon S. (Ed.) (2011). Psychologie et recrutement: Modèles, pratiques et normativités. Bruxelles: De Boeck
Lévy-Leboyer (2007). Evaluation du personnel: Quels objectifs? Quelles méthodes?, Paris: Editions d’Organisation.
Teaching materials
  • Slides déposés sur Moodle. Références bibliographiques complémentaires données au cours.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Labour sciences (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Multilingual Communication

Master [60] in Labour Sciences (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Human Resources Management