Masters Programs in Human Resource Management

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Human Resource Management

A master’s degree is a globally-recognized academic achievement that advances the skills obtained in a related bachelor’s degree course of study. Students admitted to master’s degree programs have generally already completed higher education coursework across an array of disciplines, including, but not limited to, history, the humanities, English, basic mathematics, philosophy, fine arts, theology and social sciences.

Just what is a Master in Human Resource Management? This rigorous program typically takes between one and two years to complete and teaches students a wide range of human resource-related competencies that are highly desirable to companies across the globe. In addition to offering an overview of the worldwide business environment, this thorough course of study teaches students staffing techniques and considerations, various methods of becoming an effective leader, how to make important workforce-related decisions and how to fulfill the human resources needs of companies trying to make it in today’s modern business world.

Students who successfully complete a Master in Human Resource Management program are prepared for work in an extremely broad range of competitive global companies and can often command higher salaries than their less-educated career competitors.

The cost of obtaining a Master in Human Resource Management varies substantially from school to school and by geographic region, so it’s advised that interested students contact each individual school of interest for relevant tuition information.

Successful graduates of a Master in Human Resource Management program are prepared for a wide variety of well-paying positions. Many go on to find work as human resource consultants, managers, specialists and business analysts, while others pursue work as labor relations or performance management specialists, staffing professionals or talent acquisition specialists and managers.

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Master in Human Resources Management

EAE Business School International
Campus Full time 2 weeks October 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 1 more

The Master in Human Resources Management is designed to equip Human Resources professionals to respond to the needs and challenges of the market from the perspective of people management. [+]

Masters in Human Resource Management. Master in Human Resources Management This program will be conducted in English. Companies and organizations are more aware than ever that one of their key assets when it comes to standing out from the competition is their team of people and, as such, the management and supervision of its Human Resources department. A company’s people are the driving force behind the design, implementation and management of the business project. As such, it is crucial that companies are increasingly oriented towards their employees. Therefore, Human Resources Managers must be professionals who are equipped to lead a department that connects and works with all of the company’s business activities and, at the same time, be able to adapt to changes in the environment. The department is at the core of the company’s strategy and the driving force behind generating a clear competitive advantage. The role of Human Resources must be at the very heart of the company’s strategy and its management, as it is a key factor in setting the company apart from its rivals. The Master in Human Resources Management is designed to equip Human Resources professionals to respond to the needs and challenges of the market from the perspective of people management. Professionals who embrace change as the most effective way of generating competitive advantages, who can capitalize on new technologies, who have a solid grasp of the new generations of professionals joining the employment market, who fully understand the importance of the work/life balance... [-]

Master in Human Resources and Organization

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12 months December 2017 Italy Bologna

The Master in Human Resources & Organization (MHRO) is a full-time (and full-experience) English program, which aims to prepare graduates, from any discipline, to master organizational design and human resources management challenges in multicultural contexts. [+]

Why do some firms perform better than others? We will answer this question together, however, some experts assure that it depends on strategy and others on technology or products. We will discover that a companies’ performance relies on how top-management teams formulate and implement strategies, how organizations are designed in order to exploit the potential of technologies, and how people collaborate to innovate products and services. Organizations and people are at the center of the stage, both in the world economy and in this program. The Master in Human Resources & Organization (MHRO) is a full-time (and full-experience) English program, which aims to prepare graduates, from any discipline, to master organizational design and human resources management challenges in multicultural contexts. This program is both a Master of Science and Master of Practice, so to speak. While the academic excellence is assured by international-focused academic professors, you will have the opportunity to address different issues working with managers all along the year. Interactive Classes, Leader Lectures, Team Assignments, In-company Workshops, Skill Labs, Career Counseling, 1-month Team Project Work with an HR&O Director, Meetings with the School’s network of Alumni, and a 3-to-4-month Internship provide a unique context for challenging yourself, learning, and starting off a successful career in a business or in a consulting firm. This program is the first Italian Inter-University Master in HRO, thanks to the collaboration of the Universities of Bologna, Ferrara, Modena, and Reggio Emilia. THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT. THE HONOR LOAN IS THE WAY TO... [-]

Master in Human Resources Management

EAE Business School
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Madrid

Companies and organizations are more aware than ever that one of their key assets when it comes to standing out from the competition is their team of people and, as such, the management and supervision of its Human Resources department. [+]

Masters in Human Resource Management. Companies and organizations are more aware than ever that one of their key assets when it comes to standing out from the competition is their team of people and, as such, the management and supervision of its Human Resources department. A company’s people are the driving force behind the design, implementation and management of the business project. As such, it is crucial that companies are increasingly oriented towards their employees. Therefore, Human Resources Managers must be professionals who are equipped to lead a department that connects and works with all of the company’s business activities and, at the same time, be able to adapt to changes in the environment. The department is at the core of the company’s strategy and the driving force behind generating a clear competitive advantage. The role of Human Resources must be at the very heart of the company’s strategy and its management, as it is a key factor in setting the company apart from its rivals. The Master in Human Resources Management is designed to equip Human Resources professionals to respond to the needs and challenges of the market from the perspective of people management. Professionals who embrace change as the most effective way of generating competitive advantages, who can capitalize on new technologies, who have a solid grasp of the new generations of professionals joining the employment market, who fully understand the importance of the work/life balance and ethical conduct, and who are committed to developing, attracting and retaining... [-]

Executive Masters in Organisational Change

Ashridge Executive Education
Campus Part time 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London

Change agents are facing volatile disruption in the world. This provides risks for many and opportunities for those that can sense, seize and adapt effectively. Many change practitioners have realised that change and innovation is predominantly a socio-technological phenomenon and that the standard approaches don't work back in their organisations. [+]

Change agents are facing volatile disruption in the world. This provides risks for many and opportunities for those that can sense, seize and adapt effectively. Many change practitioners have realised that change and innovation is predominantly a socio-technological phenomenon and that the standard approaches don't work back in their organisations. This two-year part-time programme has been designed by experienced practitioners to meet the needs of their peers. You will explore different perspectives on organisations, change and new approaches grounded in years of practical experience as well as sound academic research. Entry requirements: Bachelor degree, and a minimum of five years' experience in an organisational intervention role. Programme content You will gain a deeper understanding of the global challenges and issues that are shaping the territory of change. You will discover how a change agent can intervene complex systems, co-create cultures of change and innovation for a better world, and be given practical tools to help lead change and innovation back in the workplace. Ashridge encourages a step change in our participants' practice based on three things: a better understanding of the global challenges and trends and how this impacts their organisations a better understanding of change in complex systems and how to set the conditions for change and innovation a disciplined focus on application and how to work with change and innovation, accelerated through the practice of action research. Faculty Faculty leading the new Change Masters comprise experienced Change practitioners and consultants and are all experts in challenging and supporting... [-]

Master in Human Resource Management (MHRM)

Antwerp Management School
Campus Full time 12 months August 2017 Belgium Antwerp

Students receive a broad and grounded perspective on the current ways of HR. There’s vigilance regarding the link between HR and practice. Besides a full view on the insides of HR, students will also receive training workshops regarding strategic communication skills, management skills and talent development. [+]

Masters in Human Resource Management. Full-time Master in Human Resource Management (MHRM) Are you interested in the man inside the organization and do you have ambitions for a leading position? Are you looking for a subsequent education which can give you real added value on the labor market? Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? Students receive a broad and grounded perspective on the current ways of HR. There’s vigilance regarding the link between HR and practice. Besides a full view on the insides of HR, students will also receive training workshops regarding strategic communication skills, management skills and talent development. Eduniversal Master Ranking 2014-2015: TOP 200 - Regional ranking within the 9 geographical zones Ranked N°26 in Human Resources Management, Western Europe What can you expect? Content level: deepening expertise After attending this program You will be able to translate scientific theories and reflections into real issues in HR. You will have a critical, scientific and professional attitude regarding human and organization. You will be able to work on social and HR problems. You will be able to process large amounts of information and make them applicable from the principle of ‘learning to learn’. You can apply acquired knowledge and skills during the consultation assignment where you advise an organization on an HR problem. Dublin descriptors en learning results Master in Human Resource Management Dates Starts: 28th of August 2017 Ends: 31st of August 2018 Fees €8750(VAT exempted) Includes: use of student facilities at Antwerp Management School and... [-]

Master in Human Resource Management (MHRM)

American University of Beirut - AUB
Campus Full time 15 - 18 months October 2017 Lebanon Beirut USA New York + 2 more

The MHRM requires a minimum of 30 credit hours in 9 required courses (27 credits) and one (3 credit) industry project/practicum. The comprehensive industry project is rooted in applying analytical and conceptual skills, knowledge and tools to a real-time strategic HR problem. [+]

Program Overview The MHRM requires a minimum of 30 credit hours in 9 required courses (27 credits) and one (3 credit) industry project/practicum. The comprehensive industry project is rooted in applying analytical and conceptual skills, knowledge and tools to a real-time strategic HR problem. Admitted students not having an undergraduate degree in business will be required to take, prior to enrolling in the MHRM program, two pre-requisite courses (remedial courses) of 3 credits each. Program Delivery Participants normally complete the program in 15 – 18 months depending on their backgrounds. Classes are normally delivered in three full days (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) every 3 weeks requiring approximately 1.25 years (15 months) for program completion. For students with non-business backgrounds, the program will require 36 credit hours or approximately 1.5 years (18 months) to complete. The Curriculum The graduate program consists of 9 core courses (3 credit hours each) and 1 comprehensive industry project.to be completed on a modular basis in a 15 month period the courses are as follows: Managing the Recruitment Process(3 Credits) Human Capital Training & Development (3 Credits) Compensation Management (3 Credits) Business Ethics and Sustainability (3 Credits) Leadership & Behavior in Organizations (3 Credits) Strategic HRM and Change Management (3 Credits) Professional HRM Challenges in the Middle East (3 Credits) HRM Best Practices in a Global Context (3 Credits) Organizational Research Design and Methods (3 Credits) MSHRM Project (3 Credits) Students not having an undergraduate degree in business will be required to take, prior to enrolling in... [-]

MPhil in Human Resource Development (RD)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

The student should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation and reflection on related research methodology, and proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings. The aim is also to ensure that the student is capable of sound reflection on research findings. The student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work. [+]

Masters in Human Resource Management. The student should develop applied competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, interpretation and reflection on related research methodology, and proper written and/or oral communication of the research process and findings. The aim is also to ensure that the student is capable of sound reflection on research findings. The student should show evidence of independent and original scientific work. Admission requirements An appropriate Honours Degree in the broader field of Human Resource Management, Industrial Psychology, Human Resource Development or Employment Relations with an average of at least 65% for the Honours Degree. An Honours module in Research Methodology (NQF Level 7).Student number constraints necessitate a selection process consisting of a full day assessment centre and psychometric assessments. Contact details Name: Ms A Ferreira Tel: +27 (0)11 559 2079 / Email: amandaf@uj.ac.za [-]

Master's Degree In Human Resources (Milan) - Italian Path

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 10 months October 2017 Italy Milan

The Master full time Human Resources provides organization models, new management tools of employment and human resources development. [+]

The Master full time Human Resources provides organization models, new management tools of employment and human resources development. TARGET The objective of the Master of Human Resources is to provide young graduates with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to operate effectively within the personal directions of national and multinational companies and management consulting firm. STRUCTURE The Master, in limited numbers and compulsory attendance and full-time, is a full time course with a total duration of 10 months of training including: 6 months of classroom 4 months internship PROGRAM The Master's HR program follows a modular structure and offers a complete and thorough overview of the issues of HR management. Among the topics covered, are therefore in the legal and administrative aspects of personnel management, the themes related to the selection, organizational development, assessment, staff training and reward system. The itinerary aspects related to internal communication and knowledge management, diversity management, and the most innovative tools for managing organizational change, all key to the development of the business system in the current economic scenario. The Master has been further enhanced by a custom route guidance to the profession and updated on the new opportunities offered by the Web in the world of HR. They are also part of the training managerial seminars dedicated to the development of interpersonal skills and an HR Inglese course with native speakers. STAGE At the end of the classroom phase is scheduled to hiring as trainees for a period of 4/6 months at: offices of... [-]

Master of Management – Human Resource Management

National American University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Austin

The Master of Management program offers graduates of diverse undergraduate programs the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills base in the area of management. The program is designed to help the student develop a well-rounded portfolio of management knowledge, skills and abilities along with a holistic view of the organization. [+]

Masters in Human Resource Management. The Master of Management program offers graduates of diverse undergraduate programs the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills base in the area of management. The program is designed to help the student develop a well-rounded portfolio of management knowledge, skills and abilities along with a holistic view of the organization. Course topics focus on management issues in areas such as human resources, marketing, information technology, finance and accounting, leadership, communication and international business. The degree program consists of 10 courses and successful completion of 45 credit hours. Emphasis Human Resource Management: - Students will learn about human resource practices associated with each stage of the employment process-- from hiring, to managing, to firing-- and emphasize the application of legal concepts to future business situations. - Students will addresses human resource topics (including reward systems, high-performance human resource systems, training and development, retention, equal employment opportunity laws, workforce diversity, and union-management relationships) from a strategic perspective. - Examine the role of the human resource (HR) function in contributing to an organization’s business strategy and creating sustainable competitive advantages. Electives Human Resource Law Human Resource Management Training and Development in Human Resource Management Employee Evaluation and Compensation Strategic Human Resource Management Career Options HR Director/ Manager HR Consultant Training & Development Manager Executive Recruiter [-]

Master’s Programme in Industrial and Employment Relations

Turin School of Development (International Training Centre of the ILO)
Online & Campus Combined Full time Open Enrollment Italy Turin

The Master’s Programme in Industrial and Employment Relations is offered by the International Training Centre of the ILO in collaboration with the University of Turin. A number of ILO leading experts will participate in the delivery of this programme. [+]

OBJECTIVES General objective The Master’s Programme is designed to provide a wide spectrum of knowledge and skills for those with professional interests in industrial and employment relations. In addition, participants will be exposed to international and comparative industrial and employment relations systems with a view to better understanding the implications for current industrial relations systems and practices. Specific objectives At the end of the Master’s Programme, participants will be able to: describe the industrial and employment relations systems with a comparative approach; apply tools and methodologies for effective labour-management relations at different levels of the economy from enterprise to the national and international level; advise government, employers’ and workers’ representatives on industrial and employment relations issues. critically reflect upon theoretical approaches and analyse their application to achieve effective industrial and employment relations strategies. apply multi-disciplinary knowledge to industrial relations-related decision making.ent relations issues. represent employers or workers in industrial relations, including negotiation, interpretation, and administration of collective agreements. assist employers or workers in conciliation/mediation procedures. PARTICIPANTS’ PROFILE AND REQUIREMENTS Participants' profile government, workers’ and employers’ representatives; practitioners in the field of industrial and employment relations from the public and private sectors; human resources managers; personnel in human resources departments dealing with industrial and employment relations; labour administration and labour inspection officials; staff from international organizations and United Nations agencies; ILO staff from field offices and technical cooperation projects; graduate students and researchers. Participants' requirements a first university degree (BA) of minimum three years duration;* working knowledge of spoken and written... [-]

Master in Human Resource Studies

Tilburg University
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 Netherlands Tilburg

The Master's in Human Resource Studies provides you with a critical understanding of the importance of people for the performance of organizations. It is a unique multidisciplinary degree program at a high academic level for those wishing to study the broad field of people, work, and organizations... [+]

Masters in Human Resource Management. Master in Human Resource Studies Many organizations nowadays subscribe to the notion that people are their main assets. Huge amounts of time, money, and effort are spent on people management and employee development in order to improve individual and, ultimately, organizational performance. The Master's in Human Resource Studies provides you with a critical understanding of the importance of people for the performance of organizations. It is a unique multidisciplinary degree program at a high academic level for those wishing to study the broad field of people, work, and organizations. Extended Master HRS If you are an excellent student and want an additional challenge to distinguish yourself from your fellow students, we can offer you the Extended HRS Master’s program (EMHRS). The EMHRS is an extension and deepening of the regular graduate program. It provides you with relevant experiences and learning opportunities to enhance your professional and academic skills and knowledge. Within this Extended Master, we offer three different tracks: International Comparative HR Professional Traineeship HR Analytics Career perspectives When you have graduated in Human Resource Studies at Tilburg University, you will have excellent career opportunities. The HRS Master prepares you for HR positions with an emphasis on analytical, strategic, and leadership qualities. Graduates are equipped to analyze and advise on HR, work, and organizational issues, such as understanding the underpinnings of HR decisions and their consequences for work, well-being, and performance, or to implement new HR policies in the context of a changing environment. Five... [-]

Erasmus+ Master in International Health (EM+ MIH)

Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Erasmus+ Master in International Health blended programme is a one year full time programme that requires you to only be 3 months away from home. It consists of three months core course at KIT after which advanced modules and thesis are done by e-learning at KIT in Amsterdam, Queen Margaret University, and Bergen University. [+]

Do you want to study a master’s programme but are you not able to leave your job or home for a year? This new master’s programme given by KIT, University of Bergen and Queen Margaret University offers an ideal solution so you can benefit from a balanced blended teaching programme which is given partly on location and partly by innovative distance learning methods. The Erasmus+ blended master programme is a one year full time programme that requires you to only be 3 months away from home. It consists of three months core course at KIT after which advanced modules and thesis are done by e-learning at the three institutes. The Erasmus+ Master in International Health has a special focus on Human Resources for Health in Low and Middle income countries. The programme is taken in the following order: A. Core Course (20 ECTS) KIT (Royal Tropical Institute): Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (on location, Amsterdam) B. Advanced Modules (20 ECTS) KIT (Royal Tropical Institute): Human Resources for Health (e-learning) Queen Margaret University: Emerging challenges in the Global health Workforce (e-learning) University of Bergen: Applied economic evaluation in Health Care (e-learning) Queen Margaret University: Research Design and Proposal Writing (e-learning) C. Thesis (20 ECTS) KIT (Royal Tropical Institute): Thesis (supervision from a distance) Detailed course programme A. Core course The core course, Netherlands Course in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (NTC), takes place on location at KIT in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from 12 September- 16 December 2016. This course covers... [-]

Master's Degree In Human Resource Management

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Spain Madrid + 1 more

The Master in Human Resources provides, firm and convinced way, a shed-research training itinerary that opens the doors to those interested in pursuing a PhD training. [+]

Masters in Human Resource Management. Competency profile: The Master in Human Resources provides, firm and convinced way, a shed-research training itinerary that opens the doors to those interested in pursuing a PhD training. In this chapter, the knowledge acquired during the training will ensure the training of students and students in the following skills: - Profile researcher character: aimed at designing a research study, collecting research data, analyze statistical data, write a research report and communicate the results of the investigation. Upon completion of their training in this postgraduate course, the students and students who have completed satisfactorily should be able to: - profile professional character: its aim is to train technicians who can perform a needs analysis and setting objectives and criteria to assess their fulfillment. Assess individual attributes through interviews, tests and observation methods. Evaluate the characteristics of the product groups and group interaction through group interviews, observation of the group itself and analysis roles. They will also be able to assess situational through job analysis, analysis of the workplace, employee surveys. Analyze requirements and formulate the specifications of the various tools and resources. Develop selection strategies, training plans, career development, etc. Transmit knowledge and develop key competencies to perform the functions of human resources with maximum effectiveness, efficiency and professional quality. At the end of their training, students must have the following skills to perform both in the professional context and in the field of research: - Profile generic: intended to be available the following skills to... [-]

Master of Human Resources Development

Universitas Airlangga
Campus Full time 3 semesters July 2017 Indonesia Surabaya

This study program aims to answer the challenge of the increasing roles of human resources in the current competitive era. Therefore, the development of human resources for improving the performance of both private and public organisations is crucial. [+]

Objective : This study program aims to answer the challenge of the increasing roles of human resources in the current competitive era. Therefore, the development of human resources for improving the performance of both private and public organisations is crucial. Course Description : The program consists of 39 credit, which divides into three semesters. The students must able to design one final research at the end of the program. Furthermore, the program has selected range of courses, including of which, Philosophy of social science, Management of Human Resources Development, Personality development, Theory of Human Resources , Competency development, Training system, Research proposal, Research thesis. The program itself, in addition offers three specific areas, namely: Government area, Industries and business area and Family and society. Outcome :his study program will produce graduates who are able to apply the principles of human resources development both  in the organisation and the community. The graduate will also be able to analyse the individual aspects, organisational and community for improving the performance. Moreover, They will be able to develop models of human resources application. [-]

Masters in Management

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Lisbon

Recommended for recent graduates with a strong quantitative background, the program gives students the opportunity to boost their knowledge by developing further functional and soft skills by consolidating theory with applied practice. [+]

Masters in Human Resource Management. Recommended for recent graduates with a strong quantitative background, the program gives students the opportunity to boost their knowledge by developing further functional and soft skills by consolidating theory with applied practice. Successful candidates for the program frequently go on to enjoy successful careers as bankers, business analysts, HR managers or Marketing Executive, to name just a few of the job opportunities afforded by the program. Amongst the qualities sought in candidates: A variety of academic backgrounds, from Economics, Management and Civil Engineering to Communications, Psychology and Sociology Students who are dynamic, open-minded, and who thrive on putting new ideas into practice The ability to collaborate with a diverse, enthusiastic and questioning peer group A willingness to work hard The typical Nova SBE Masters in Management student cohort is eclectic and cosmopolitan, which adds to the challenging and enriching nature of the learning environment and the school as a whole. Mandatory Courses Finance Human Resources Marketing Statistics Strategy Electives Applied Corporate Finance Applied Entrepreneurship Auditing Banking Big Data Analysis Brand Management Change and Process Management Competition Policy Consulting Consumer and Managerial Decision Making Consumer Behavior Corporate Governance Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate Strategy Corporate Taxation Creating and Managing Entrepreneurial Ventures Cross-Cultural Issues for Marketing Customer Relationship Management Digital Marketing Distribution Channels E-Commerce Economics of Education Economics of Health and Health Care Entrepreneurial Finance & Venture Capital Family Business Financial Statement Analysis Futures and Options Global Business Challenges Global Human Resource Management Global Supply Chain Management Integrated... [-]