Course Brief

Human resource management (HRM) is concerned with the effective management and utilisation of human resources in organisations. For most organisations, human resources are their greatest assets and their optimal utilisation is the key to competitive advantage in today's increasingly harsh economic environment. Moreover, because effective HRM is now so crucial for success, many organisations now regard it as the responsibility of all managers, not just specialists in personnel management.

By the end of this course, you will understand HRM from a strategic perspective and an operational perspective. Strategically, HRM policies and activities are designed to support and reinforce more general business strategies and objectives. Operationally, HRM is concerned with the design and implementation of procedures to optimise the day-to-day management of people in organisations.

This course is available for purchase through SBCS GLI until January 2022. Examinations are available until August 2023.


  • 45-60 Contact Hours

Topics covered

  • The origins and nature of HRM.
  • Models of HRM.
  • Key themes in HRM.
  • Analysis of performance requirements.
  • Recruitment and selection.
  • Performance appraisal and performance management.
  • Training and development.
  • Careers and career management.
  • Master of Business Administration - MBA

     

                  

     

    An MBA for tomorrow's leaders, today!

    The globally recognized Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University MBA programme, offered via SBCS GLI, Trinidad, covers key management disciplines, including people skills, economics, marketing, financial decision making, project management and strategy. 

    Students are drawn to this popular MBA programme by its academic rigour, its intellectual challenge, its flexibility and its proven ability to greatly enhance student career prospects. 

    This ACTT-recognised MBA encompasses seven core courses and two elective courses which are all industry-relevant and practical in nature and taught by excellent and experienced lecturers. 

     Our flexible programme structure and affordable payment plans are ideal for anyone wishing to attain a high-quality Master’s qualification. 

    Assessments for all courses are currently facilitated via take-at-home examinations (one per course) No course-work or final thesis is applicable for this programme.

     

    About Heriot-Watt University

    Founded in 1821, Heriot-Watt has a rich heritage and is valued for its pioneering research informed by the global needs of business and industry.

    Heriot-Watt University is ranked among the top 30 out of 130 UK Universities in the highly regarded 2021 UK University League table.  In addition, Heriot-Watt is ranked in the top 300 universities worldwide  by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

    The university has five campuses across the world: Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia, as well as 53 Approved Learning partners(ALPs) and educational collaborative partners in 150 countries.

    In 2018, the UK Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide named Heriot-Watt University as the International University of the Year.

     

    EVENTS

    • Registration for the January 2022 semester commences on November 1st, 2021 
    • The January 2022 semester starts on January 16th, 2022

     

    Master's Online Tuition Schedule: January 2022

     

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  • MBA with Specialism in Human Resource Management

     

                  

     

    It takes skill, determination and of course, specialist knowledge.

    Our specialist MBAs give you just that depth of understanding, this programme encompasses the same seven core courses of the standard MBA, but, instead of the two elective courses, you take four specialist courses in Human Resource Management.

    This programme is aimed at those already working in ‘People Management’ who want to fully grasp the intellectual understanding required of the leading practitioners.

     

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    WHY CHOOSE THE EDINBURGH BUSINESS SCHOOL (EBS) HERIOT-WATT MASTERS’ PROGRAMMES AT SBCS GLOBAL LEARNING INSTITUTE?

    There are two tuition intakes per year for all courses:

    • January - May
    • July - November

     

    EVENTS

     

    REGISTRATION PERIOD FOR THE JULY 2020 SEMESTER:

    • June 27th - July 11th, 2020

     

    SEMESTER STARTS:

    • July 13th, 2020

     

    Masters PT July - December 2020 Tuition Schedule

     

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  • MSc. Human Resource Management (Continuing Students only)

     

                  

     

    Built around the key roles of Human Resource Management, this programme will help develop the HR Manager’s strategic, functional and personal skills.

    Ask any organisation to identify the key to their success and they’ll say “our people”, but for those people to perform at their best, they need to work in an atmosphere in which they feel valued and rewarded. The HR professional is one of the keys to delivering just that.

    This programme will enable managers, whatever their present level of experience, to develop the strategic, functional and personal skills they need to meet the increasingly demanding roles of HR. The programme also addresses the increasingly important interfaces between HR and other key business functions, including marketing and communications, information and communications technologies and knowledge management.

    The areas of study include the HR function as a strategic partner, change agent, administrative expert and employee champion. It also addresses the interface between HR and other key business functions. Graduates of the MSc will come away with invaluable insights, increased understanding and new knowledge.

     

    ACCREDITATION

     

    EVENTS

     

    REGISTRATION PERIOD FOR THE JULY 2020 SEMESTER:

    • June 27th - July 11th, 2020

     

    SEMESTER STARTS:

    • July 13th, 2020

     

    Masters PT July - December 2020 Tuition Schedule

     

    For further information:

    EBS Prospectus

     

    VIEW OTHER EBS HERIOT WATT UNIVERSITY MASTERS DEGREE