Work-based MBA in HR Management (MQF Level 7)

Module 1

Strategic Planning and Management

This module shall introduce the students to the techniques and processes of strategic planning and management. In this module, learners will gain the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies required to be able to effectively plan, manage, execute and monitor strategic plans within the place of work.

Module 2

Operational Management

This module aims to help learners gain an understanding of the key areas of operations management. In this module, learners will gain a solid understanding of how businesses operate, what the key levers to sustainable and successful performance are, and how they can be applied, controlled and monitored.

Module 3

Research Methods

This module shall provide students with the necessary skills, knowledge and autonomy to be able to conduct business research in a way that is clear, understandable and ethically correct. In this module, learners will learn how to effectively conduct research within a business context at their place of work.

Module 4

Marketing

This module is designed to enable practicing managers to understand the complexities of the contemporary marketplace and make effective strategic and tactical decisions to provide value for both their customers and organisations. In this module, learners will have the opportunity to apply problem-solving techniques within the context of their organisation in relation to marketing.

Module 5

Strategic Financial Management

This module shall introduce the students to the concepts, techniques, processes and methodologies included in financial management. Upon completion of this module, students shall have obtained the skills, knowledge and competencies required to perform strategically when it comes to financial management.

Module 6

Organisational Behaviour

The aim of the module is to provide students with an advanced understanding of organisational analysis and behaviour. Upon completion of this module, students shall be better able to understand and solve some of the problems/crises that tend to arise in organisational contexts.

Module 7

Critical and Creative Thinking

This module shall equip students with the required knowledge, skills and competencies required to be able to practice creative and critical thinking. The module shall present the similarities and differences between these two types of thinking, and underline the importance of such skills within a business environment.

Module 8

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

This module is designed to introduce learners to advanced concepts of entrepreneurship, including the profile of the entrepreneur, the range of different perspectives on entrepreneurship, and the activities of entrepreneurs.

Module 9

Human Resource Development

This module shall allow the learner to understand the role of continuous professional development of the human resource within organisations. It will outline the importance of determining possible training gaps and needs within organisation and how the development and addressing of such needs can improve the overall performance of the organisation, and not just of the individual.

Module 10

Human Resource Management in Practice

This unit is designed to support learners in their understanding of the role of Human Resource Management within an organisational set-up. Learners will familiarise themselves with the different practical human resource management models through an integrated approach of theory and by presenting the spectrum of HRM practices.

Module 11

Reflective Practice in Human Resource Management

This module allows learners to become familiar with reflective practice -- a skill that is of vital importance within the management of organisations, more specifically HR management. It will give the learners a space to be able to put the knowledge, skills and competencies acquired to practice through work-based learning.

Module 12

Dissertation

The dissertation module covers the research project that students shall be undertaking at the end of the programme. This module shall allow students to implement the knowledge, skills and competencies that they acquired throughout all of the modules.

Work-based MBA in HR Management (MQF Level 7)

€8,995
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About this course

Designed by expert educators and industry leaders, the Work-based Learning MBA in HR Management is specifically designed for those who aim to pursue a career in the field of human resource management. This programme will help you develop an advanced level of knowledge and understanding related to the human resource management function in organisations.

 

Mixing theory and practice, this programme offers you the opportunity for in-depth study of organisations and the management of work. By the end of this programme, you’ll have an understanding of, and be able to critically evaluate how organisational and HR strategies are shaped and developed in response to internal and external environmental factors. You will display a critical understanding of professional practice in human resource management, informed by an international outlook and strong social awareness.

 

Duration

18 Months

Start Date

Oct

Delivery

Blended

Credits

90 ECTS Credits

Awarding Body

This qualification is awarded by Central Mediterranean Business School (CMBS).

 

This qualification is accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority. MFHEA deems this MBA to be at Level 7 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree and have 2 years of relevant work experience. Excellent command of written English is required.

 

To determine your eligibility, at CMBS, we assess many factors including your education, career progression, and leadership and entrepreneurship qualities. If you do not meet the standard entry requirements and are adequately prepared to succeed in this programme, we welcome and encourage you to contact us for an interview.

 

Assessment Mode

A mixed-method assessment approach will be utilised for this programme. This will include time-constrained assessments, critical essays, project work and thesis.

 

Delivery Mode

This MBA is delivered through a combination of classroom-based learning and work-based learning. Classroom-based sessions will take place in blocks of 3-day weekend seminars once a month.

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply by sending an email to daniela@cmbs.edu.mt or by calling us on 00356 9912 1110. Applicants will be provided with a link to complete our booking form and will be requested to submit any relevant documents required to process the application.

 

Have questions?

Email Daniela at daniela@cmbs.edu.mt or call on 00356 9912 1110 to learn more.

 

 

Price (EU Students): €8,995

€5,995 will be refunded via the Get Qualified Scheme
Pay only €2,698

Price includes:

  • Examination fee
  • Overall qualification certificate

  • Course material tutorial support notes
  • Access to online course resources

 

Syllabus

Module 1

Strategic Planning and Management

This module shall introduce the students to the techniques and processes of strategic planning and management. In this module, learners will gain the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies required to be able to effectively plan, manage, execute and monitor strategic plans within the place of work.

Module 2

Operational Management

This module aims to help learners gain an understanding of the key areas of operations management. In this module, learners will gain a solid understanding of how businesses operate, what the key levers to sustainable and successful performance are, and how they can be applied, controlled and monitored.

Module 3

Research Methods

This module shall provide students with the necessary skills, knowledge and autonomy to be able to conduct business research in a way that is clear, understandable and ethically correct. In this module, learners will learn how to effectively conduct research within a business context at their place of work.

Module 4

Marketing

This module is designed to enable practicing managers to understand the complexities of the contemporary marketplace and make effective strategic and tactical decisions to provide value for both their customers and organisations. In this module, learners will have the opportunity to apply problem-solving techniques within the context of their organisation in relation to marketing.

Module 5

Strategic Financial Management

This module shall introduce the students to the concepts, techniques, processes and methodologies included in financial management. Upon completion of this module, students shall have obtained the skills, knowledge and competencies required to perform strategically when it comes to financial management.

Module 6

Organisational Behaviour

The aim of the module is to provide students with an advanced understanding of organisational analysis and behaviour. Upon completion of this module, students shall be better able to understand and solve some of the problems/crises that tend to arise in organisational contexts.

Module 7

Critical and Creative Thinking

This module shall equip students with the required knowledge, skills and competencies required to be able to practice creative and critical thinking. The module shall present the similarities and differences between these two types of thinking, and underline the importance of such skills within a business environment.

Module 8

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

This module is designed to introduce learners to advanced concepts of entrepreneurship, including the profile of the entrepreneur, the range of different perspectives on entrepreneurship, and the activities of entrepreneurs.

Module 9

Human Resource Development

This module shall allow the learner to understand the role of continuous professional development of the human resource within organisations. It will outline the importance of determining possible training gaps and needs within organisation and how the development and addressing of such needs can improve the overall performance of the organisation, and not just of the individual.

Module 10

Human Resource Management in Practice

This unit is designed to support learners in their understanding of the role of Human Resource Management within an organisational set-up. Learners will familiarise themselves with the different practical human resource management models through an integrated approach of theory and by presenting the spectrum of HRM practices.

Module 11

Reflective Practice in Human Resource Management

This module allows learners to become familiar with reflective practice -- a skill that is of vital importance within the management of organisations, more specifically HR management. It will give the learners a space to be able to put the knowledge, skills and competencies acquired to practice through work-based learning.

Module 12

Dissertation

The dissertation module covers the research project that students shall be undertaking at the end of the programme. This module shall allow students to implement the knowledge, skills and competencies that they acquired throughout all of the modules.

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