Academic Programs

Master of Human Resource Management


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 create 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. It encourages and prepares them to recognize and utilize the strategic importance of HRM in an organization. This program aims to produce individuals with sound theoretical background and intellectual capabilities which are necessary for executives of modern organizations.

Program Objectives

The program has been structured in a way to envisage fast changes in the field of human resourcenationally and globally. Itfacilitates participants in:

  • Understand the needs of progressive global organizations from HR Perceptive
  • Use metrics and HR key concepts to develop critical thinking and creatively tackle diverse challenges
  • Learn to live with ethical principles in both personal and professional life
  • It encourages and prepares students to recognize the importance of employee development, appropriate staffing in an organization.

Certified from Society for Human Resource Management’s (USA) Curriculum

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that School of Professional Advancement’s Master of Human Resource Management fully aligns with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. Throughout the world, around 313 programs in 236 educational institutions have been acknowledged by SHRM as being in alignment with its suggested guides and templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, globally. In Pakistan, University of Management and Technology, School of Professional Advancement's Master of Human Resource Management is the first school to achieve this milestone. It also gives our MHRM program students an opportunity to be SHRM CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL (SHRM-CP).

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
  • Managing Human Capital

Core Courses

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Recruitment Selection and Development
  • Performance Management Systems
  • Compensation and Benefit Management
  • Human Resource Information System
  • Industrial Relation and Labor Laws
  • Diversity and Change Management
  • HR Training and Development
  • HR Analytics and Strategic Workforce Planning

Applied Courses

  • Negotiation Skills Development Workshop
  • Team Building Skills Development Workshop
  • Succession Planning and Mentoring
  • Safety and Health Management at Workplace
  • Psychometric Testing


  • 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.

Actual placement (near future)

The HRM Master can lead to a large variety of jobs directly after finishing your HRM ranging from HR generalist to recruiter, HR trainer and compensation and benefit specialist.

Aspirational job (far future)

This program aims to develop the captains of industry of the future, including HR managers, HR business partners, and HR strategic partners. In addition, this program could lead you to become CEO or successful entrepreneur with strong knowledge of human behavior in organizations.

Admission Criteria

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

  1. 14 Years qualification with 45% 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. No 3rd Division in entire academic career
  4. In case of an equivalent foreign qualification, an equivalent certificate from Higher Education Commission is mandatory.
  5. 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.
  6. An officially translated copy is the one verified by the degree awarding institution, respective foreign ministry or an authorized public notary.

Batch Advisor
Ms. Aleena Shuja
Email:[email protected]

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