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Master of Business Administration HRM

As the business world becomes increasingly complex, today's business professionals must have a diverse skillset. These new business professionals must be agile and approach challenges with a systems-thinking mindset and, increasingly, must have a focused area of specialization.

A graduate master's degree is a great way to highlight these in-demand skills and showcase subject matter expertise, as well as gain knowledge that can be applied to your workplace from day one.

DEADLINE: MONDAY 31/08/2020

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CORE COUSES REQUIREMENTS (CCR)

KNUTSFORD MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (Knutsford MBA)

 

Year 1

1st  Semester

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
 KMBA 501Management and Organizational Behaviour3
KMBA 503Entrepreneurship and Innovation3
KMBA 505Managerial Economics and Business Strategy3
KMBA 507Strategic Communications and Negotiations3
KMBA 509Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance and Business Law3
TOTAL15
 

 

 Year 1

2nd Semester

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
 KMBA 502Marketing Management3
KMBA 504Human Resource Management3
KMBA 506Financial Management3
KMBA 508Accounting for Business Decision-Making3
KMBA 512Management Information Systems3
TOTAL15

 Semester 3

KMBA 601Technology and Operations Management3
KMBA 603Research Methods for Business3
KMBA 605Business Analysis and Strategic Management3
 Specialisation Course3
 Specialisation Course3
TOTAL15

Semester 4

 Specialisation Course3
 Specialisation Course3
 Specialisation Course3
KMBA 602Capstone Project6
 Select one Elective 
 Specialisation  Elective3
 Specialisation Elective3
TOTAL18

 Degree Requirements

  • Core Courses Required (CCR) –        39 Credits
  • Specialisation Courses Required (SCR) -          15 Credits
  • Specialisation Elective Course (SEC) –          3 Credits
  • Capstone Project (CP) 6 Credits

Total              -         63 Credits

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SPECIALIZATION AREAS AND COURSES (FINANCE)

KNUTSFORD MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (Specialized MBA)

Semester 3

Year 2

1st Semester

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
 KMHR 601Industrial Relations and Labour Law3
 KMHR 603Resource and Talent Management3

Semester 4

Year 2

2nd  Semester

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
 KMHR 602Performance Management3
KMHR 604Leadership and Change Management3
KMHR 606Compensation Management3
Capstone ProjectKMBA 602Capstone Project6
  Select one Elective 
 KMHR 608Strategic Human Resource Management3
 KMHR 612International Human Resource Management3
 KMBI 603Management of General Insurance3

Semester 4

Year 2

2nd  Semester

COURSE CODECOURSE TITLECREDIT HOURS
  KMBI 602Insurance Principles and Practice3
KMBI 604Banking Management3
 KMBI 606Financial Derivatives3
Capstone ProjectKMBA 602Capstone Project6
  Select one Elective 
 KMBI 608Corporate Insurance Management3
 KMBI 612Treasury and Risk Management3

AREA 4: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

SPECIALISATION PROGRAMMES

Aims and Objectives:

The aim of this programme is to give students the knowledge, understanding and key skills that are required by today's HR professionals and to enable students to effectively contribute to dynamic organisations.

Learning Outcomes

Students who undertake this programme will:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of key terms, theories/concepts and practices within the field of HRM;
  2. Demonstrate competence in development and problem-solving in the area of HR Management;
  3. Provide innovative solutions to problems in the fields of HRM;
  4. Be able to identify and appreciate the significance of the ethical issues in HR.
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Admission Requirements

The requirement is a good first degree (at least a Second Class Lower) from a recognized university with at least two (2) years of relevant work experience. There is one admission in August every year. An entrance examination or interview may be conducted.

Faculty

Professors at Knutsford will push you to do more, think more and learn more. It's what they do — and it's why their students love them.

Curriculum

The MS in HRM is open to recent college graduates who may have an undergraduate degree in business. The programme will give students a solid foundation with the core skills and knowledge needed to launch a career in Human Resource Management.

Career

The Career and Professional Development department of Knutsford University College is committed to the growth and achievement of our graduates. It provides hands-on guidance, career-building tools, and access to an extensive network of students, alumni, and employers.

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office at Knutsford Business School is committed to assisting students to explore and understand all the financial aid options that are available to help you manage your financial planning and ensure that you are able to achieve your educational goals.

Learning Outcome

Graduates of the human resource management master's programme will demonstrate by integrating the expertise and value of a human resource lens into an organization's strategy to strengthen its ability to meet strategic goals.

Master of Business Administration (HRM)

Programmes Overview

Our graduate programmes are tailored to ensure that students develop to become professionals who can manage ethically, responsibly and holistically in a range of organisations in an increasingly global and rapidly changing environment. We pride ourselves in the knowledge that our graduates, upon completion, are successful in almost all spheres of business, industrial, community and professional life, contributing effectively to local, national and international development.

The School believes that its first responsibility is to the students (student-centred education), staff, alumni and all other stakeholders.  The SGSR strives to be vibrant and progressive in the drive of the University towards excellence in the global context.

The SGSR commences with the following programmes:

  • MBA Accounting Option
  • MBA Finance Option
  • MBA Marketing Option
  • MBA Human Resource Management Option

The Knutsford School of Graduate Studies and Research is determined to adequately meet the expectations of all students for graduate studies. The School looks forward to welcoming all prospective students.

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Academic Excellence

Prepare For What's Next

Master's degrees from accredited MBA programmes are in high demand in the business world, and employment in masters-level occupations is projected to grow by almost 17 percent from 2016 to 2026. A master's degree also pays off: the median salary for professionals with a master's degree is $72,800+.*

*Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2019; job titles: Monster, 2019

TOP JOBS FOR MBA GRADUATES

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Management Consultant
  • Senior Product Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • IT Director
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Business Development Director
  • Operations Manager
  • Senior Financial Analyst

Build Your Career Future

The role of HR within organizations is continuing to shift from purely administrative functions to becoming a strategic partner in attaining organizational goals. Take the next step in your human resources career with a comprehensive graduate master's degree.

A graduate master's degree is a great way to highlight in-demand skills and showcase subject matter expertise, as well as gain knowledge that can be applied to your workplace from day one.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the human resource management online graduate certificate program will demonstrate the following industry-specific skills, knowledge, and competencies:

  • Integrate the expertise and value of a human resource lens into an organization's strategy to strengthen its ability to meet strategic goals.
  • Envision a workplace culture that will lead to engaged workers, developing leaders, and a creative and inspiring workplace.
  • Create a job description for a reflective, self-aware and engaged leader using a human resources lens and develop a personal plan to help you meet the expectations of that position.
  • Reflect on and write about a leadership/coaching approach that will develop agile employees, creative teams and effective problem solvers.
  • Integrate ethical frameworks into an organization's culture and problem-solving techniques.

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