Academic Programs

Master of Human Resource Management

Rationale

Human resources are the real assets for any organization. Even more today than in the past, an organization's efficiency is impacted by the effectiveness of its human talent. The Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) program is designed for professionals who are seeking a career in HRM. This program seeks to inculcate HRM skills and capabilities in the participants. The major thrust of the program is to train a group of professionals who are academically strong and judicious in their planning to contrive human resource for the best output while possessing the capacity to work in a challenging environment. The program seeks to prepare participants who are well versed in the art of human relations management.

Program Objectives

The Master of Human Resource Management is a highly comprehensive program adapted to glean managerial skills for professionals to deal with the diverse workforce in different organizations. It seeks to develop a proactive focus in the participants. It encourages and prepares them to recognize and utilize the strategic importance of HRM in an organization. Understanding the importance of HRM for human as well as organizational development, this program aims to produce individuals with sound theoretical background and intellectual capabilities which are necessary for executives of modern organizations.

Foundation Courses

  • Management of Organization
  • Management Application of ICT
  • Statistical and Economic Analysis in Management Decision
  • Communication for Managers
  • Financial Accounting Analysis
  • Marketing Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Managing SMEs
  • Building Sustained Competitive Advantage
  • Research Methods

Core Courses

  • Succession Planning and Mentoring
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Recruitment Selection and Development
  • Performance Management Systems
  • Compensation and Benefit Management
  • Human Resource Information System
  • Industrial Relation and Labor Laws
  • Psychometric Testing

Applied Courses

  • Interviewing Skills Development Workshop
  • Negotiation Skills Development Workshop
  • Team Building Skills Development Workshop
  • Diversity and Change Management

Projects

  • Final Project

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this program would lead participants to dynamic careers in managerial capacities in business organizations in both the public as well as the private sector as human resource executives and human resource managers. Under the influence of globalization and the resulting technological changes, the structural evolution of organizations is providing new openings to human resource managers. Most of the organizations understand the importance of human resources and are on the lookout for dynamic and capable human resource managers.

Admission Criteria

A prospective applicant to a 16 Years equivalent Masters program must have:

  1. 14 Years qualification with 50% marks in case of annual system in the degree awarding institution.
  2. 14 Years qualification with 2.0/4.0 CGPA in case of semester system in the degree awarding institution.
  3. In case of an equivalent foreign qualification, an equivalent certificate from Higher Education Commission is mandatory.
  4. In case the foreign degree/transcript is in any language other than English or Urdu, an officially translated copy of the degree/transcript is mandatory.
  5. An officially translated copy is the one verified by the degree awarding institution, respective foreign ministry or an authorized public notary.

SPA Brochure (Pdf)

Program Advisor
Ms. Aizza Anwar 
Email: aizza.anwar@umt.edu.pk

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