MBA Concentration in Strategic Human Resource Management

MBA EMPHASIS ON STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

INTRODUCTION

The Strategic Human Resources Management concentration prepares students to play an important role in managing the human resource requirements of an organization. Students completing this concentration would be able to develop strategies related to human resource planning, recruitment, selection and placement, training & development, compensation and performance management. An understanding of UAE labor laws would equip the students to make adequate decisions related to this environment and compare the region’s labor practices with international labor practices.  This major also focuses on helping students to evaluate diversity issues and develop strategies for managing equality and diversity in the organizations.

PROGRAM SUMMARY

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP CONCENTRATION – GOALS

  1. Develop knowledge and skills in Human Resource Management processes, tools, systems and techniques.
  2. Develop skills in planning Human Resource activities within the organization.
  3. Equip students with the tools and techniques in analyzing and evaluating issues related to diversity and equal employment opportunity.
  4. Expose students to new trends in Human Resource Information Technology.

STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION – LEARNING OUTCOMES

Student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary issues in Human Resource Management.
  2. Analyze legal and diversity issues in Human Resource Management.
  3. Design systems, tools & techniques of human capital management.
  4. Demonstrate ability to evaluate strategies of compensation and training in improving organizational performance.

COURSE CURRICULUM

CODE COURSE PRE-REQUISITE CREDITS COURSE TYPE
SHR7112 Strategic Human Resource Development MGM6001 3 Protected and compulsory course
Electives – Choose Any Two
SHR7110 Performance and Compensation Management MGM6001 3 Elective and Protected course
SHR7111 Managing Legal Aspect and Diversity MGM6001 3 Elective and Protected course
SHR7113

Strategic Human Capital Management

MGM6001 3 Elective and Protected course
Total Credits Required In Concentration in Strategic Human Resource Management
 9  

*Student needs to complete any three courses out of the four courses of the concentration areas

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

An organization cannot function properly without an efficient human resource management. MBA with concentration on Human Resources Management emphasizes the importance of a healthy organization that caters to the professional needs of the workforce. This program will provide you a better understanding on human resource best practices, recruitment, managing diversity, and compensation and performance management.

Possible Careers:

Head of HRD
Outplacement Specialist
Outsourcing Firms
Human Resource Manager
Recruiter/Head Hunter
Staffing and HR Planner
HR Officers
HR Practitioners
HR Consultants
HR Trainers & Mentors

 

 

Organizational Development Specialist
Compensation and Benefits Analyst
Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
Director HR
Industrial Relations Specialist/Manager
Learning and Development Coordinator
HR Collaborative Managers
HRIM (HR Information
Labour Relations Consultant
Mediator, Negotiator

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