Master of Business Administration (Human Resource Management)
This degree combines advanced knowledge and research from the academic disciplines of business, law, psychology, technology, social science, applied science and humanities to explore key themes confronting modern managers and organisations.
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About the MBA program at JCU
JCU’s business administration programs provide advanced knowledge, understanding and analytical skills for managing in the 21st century. This involves using a wide range of knowledge and research from the social sciences, applied sciences and humanities to develop interdisciplinary and thematic frameworks that enable managers to successfully analyse, strategically plan and implement decisions.
The disciplines of economics, finance, marketing, human resource management, accounting, business law, information technology, strategy and leadership, and statistics are used to understand the key themes that confront all managers and organisations.
Themes include responsible management practices, globalisation, technology and innovation, individual identity and career development, corporate governance, sustainability, risk and value creation, entrepreneurship and decision-making, the knowledge economy, leadership and change, and strategy.
This course is offered by the School of Business. The School’s professional programs are internationally recognised and teaching staff are often research leaders in their fields.
What you need to know
In this major you will:
Explore the role of Human Resource Management in contemporary organisations
analyse critical issues relating to cross-cultural Human Resource activities of multi-national organisations and smaller organisations working in a global context
examine the employment relationship, in particular the role of government, employer associations and unions and their impact upon management and employees.
Who is this course for?
This course is a ‘must-do’ for those with an interest in developing and maintaining positive human relations in the workplace and improving productivity through its key assets – people.
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.