Course Brief

This course provides an understanding of the implications of changes in the global organisation of firms and the international workforce for human resource management policy choices. Students following this course will be able to demonstrate a detailed understanding of the major analytical concepts and models in international human resource management. International Human Resource Management will also distinguish trends in international human resource
management policies and practices. Students will be able to assess the problems associated with the design and implementation of international HRM policies and practices, as well as their impact on employees and be able to
distinguish between different types of human resource management and employee relations systems in the global economy.


  • This course is offered in 60 hours
  • HRM and Internationalisation
  • Organisation Structures of MNC’s
  • Country of Origin Effects on HRM: USA, Japan & Europe
  • Host Country Effects on HRM and Industrial Relations
  • Frameworks For Understanding Cross National HRM
  • The American Business System and HRM in American MNC’s
  • The British Business System and HRM in British Firms
  • Social Democratic Models of HRM and IR (Germany and Austria)
  • Social Dimensions of European Integration
  • HRM in Africa
  • HRM in Asia
  • Japanese HRM and Global Japanisation of HRM – Part 1
  • Japanese HRM and Global Japanisation of HRM – Part 2
  • HR Issues in International Joint Ventures and Cross Border Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Cross Cultural Issues and HRM
  • Ethics and International Human Resource Management
  • Employee Involvement Within MNC’s: The European Works Council Directive
  • Recruitment, Selection and Social Contacts
  • Compensation and Performance Appraisal in MNC’s
  • Conceptualising Theory

One unseen written paper.

  • BSc (Hons) Business Administration with International Business

    This programme is designed to prepare you for a career in modern business and management.

  • BSc (Hons) Business Administration with specialism in Marketing, HRM, International Business

    This programme is designed to prepare you for a career in modern business and management.

    Students can complete any one (1) of the following qualifications:-

    • BSc (Hons) Business Administration
    • BSc (Hons) Business Administration with Marketing
    • BSc (Hons) Business Administration with Human Resource Management
    • BSc (Hons) Business Administration with International Business

    Successful managers have to deal with a business context that is about constant change. To be ready for these challenges, you will require an intellectual understanding that will help you analyse and make a decisive contribution to solving these issues.  The BSc Business Administration degree helps give you   these perspectives. You will be encouraged to think critically and creatively.

    In order to obtain the BSc (Hons) in Business Administration, students will pursue:-

    • 6 core modules
    • 6 elective modules

    At SBCS we focus on -

    • Producing graduates who are capable of thinking critically, creatively and ethically.
    • Graduates who are team players with the ability to communicate persuasively.

    Highlights at a glance -

    • Final Year (Top-up)
    • Global Recognition
    • Excellent Facilities and Administrative Support
    • Expert Lecturers