Academic

Bachelor of Business Administration

Human Resource Management

Summary

Course objectives

From competitive job markets to ever-increasing diversity in the workplace, HR managers have never faced more challenges to effectively attract, develop, and retain employees. The HRM specialization is designed to prepare students to effectively manage human resources programmes, understanding important behavioural and management theories as well as the most contemporary processes and practices. It provides students with a thorough knowledge of the issues, topics, methods and requirements they will encounter in the field of human resources. This specialization introduces students to the core disciplines of human resources, including recruitment and retention, organizational design, training and development, diversity, performance management and assessment. The programme provides an intensive strategic understanding of workforce planning and development, compensations and benefits, global human resource management, and employee health and safety.

The student who graduates with a major in HRM shall be able to:

  • Conduct effective HR planning for technological innovations in a global environment;
  • Explain the processes of job analysis, staffing, appraisal and compensation, career training and development;
  • ;Demonstrate cohesive team-management skills with a focus on group dynamics of an increasing diverse workforce;
  • Utilise various processes and tools for bargaining, negotiating and resolving disputes;
  • Interpret and apply HR principles in a global setting; and
  • Evaluate ethical, social, civic, cultural, and political issues as they relate to the environment of human resource management.

Career Progression

This course will enable you to develop skills so that you can think and act strategically and exert influence in the workplace, enabling you to succeed in the business world. It will help you to gain a competitive edge and drive your career forward, and may also assist a career change, achieve a salary increase, improve promotion prospects or simply broaden horizons and increase marketability.

Employment opportunities

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with concentration in HRM prepares graduates for a wide range of managerial positions in business, government, and non-profit organizations.

Structure

This is a 4-year [8-semester] Bachelor of Business Administration degree with specialization in Human Resource Management, Accounting & Finance, Marketing, and Management. Each year has two semesters. The BBA programme covers course work and a long essay/project work. Courses have three minimum credits. The long essay/project work has 6 credits. Each semester’s load will range between 15 and 21 credits. The total minimum number of credits for graduation is 120 and a maximum of 141.

Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Business Administration prepares graduates for a wide range of managerial positions in business, government and non-profit organizations. Business administration students acquire fundamental as well as practical and professional skills in all phases of business including decision-making and problem-solving capabilities.
The BBA programme offers area of concentrations that enable students to tailor their degrees to their career and educational goals. Specializations are available in Accounting & Finance, Management, Human Resource Management and Marketing. All students seeking the BBA degree must complete all courses required for graduation including final project work


Subjects

Semester 1

Code

Course Title

ENGL197

Reading Comprehension

ENGL193

Academic and Business Writing

ENGL186

Listening and Speaking Skills

ENGL181

Western Civilisation

FREN192

Techniques d Expression

MATH189

College Algebra


Semester 2

Code

Course Title

MGNT234

Principles of Management

ECON241

Microeconomics

MATH209

Quantitative Techniques

ACCT221

Financial Accounting I

COSC271

Information Technology

BSAD235

Business Communication

ENGL211

English for Business


Semester 3

Code

Course Title

MKTG211

Principles of Marketing

MGNT221

Organisational Behaviour

ECON242

Macroeconomics

ACCT222

Financial Accounting II

ACCT231

Cost Accounting I

COSC272

Spreadsheet and Dbase

ENGL212

English for Academic Purposes


Semester 4

Code

Course Title

BKFN360

Financial Management

MGNT351

The Business Environment

HRMN333

Human Resource Management

BSAD341

Business Law I

ENGL313

English for Critical Thinking

MKTG352

Consumer Behaviour

HRMN355

Employee Relations


Semester 5

Code

Course Title

BSAD399

Project Management

BSAD352

Business Ethics

COSC374

Management Information System (MIS)

BKFN305

Principales of Banking

MKTG324

Customer Relationship Management

BSAD362

International Business Communication


Semester 6

Code

Course Title

BSAD465

Business Research Methods

BSAD425

Corporate Strategy and Policy

BSAD449

Total Quality Management

COSC422

Computer Application to Business and Finance

MKTG446

Strategic Marketing Management

BSAD496

Leadership Studies


Semester 7

Code

Course Title

BSAD415

The Business Case Study

BSAD477

International Trade and Payment

BSAD450

Entrepreneurship Development

MGNT433

Contemporary Development in Business.

HRMN439

Performance Management and Reward


Semester 8

Code

Course Title

BSAD 498

Thesis Writing

COSC486

Seminar 1 : (ERP)

BSAD489

Seminar 2 : (LEADERSHIP)

HRMN488

Seminar 3 : (HR)

BSAD 499

Thesis Defense



Grading & Class of degree

Grades shall be given as symbols with quality points per symbol as shown below

MARKS

GRADE

EXPLANATION

QUALITY POINT

91-100

A+

OUTSTANDING

4.00

86-90

A

EXCELLENT

3.60

81-85

A-

REMARKABLE

3.40

76-80

B+

VERY GOOD

3.20

71-75

B

RELATIVELY GOOD

3.00

65-70

B-

GOOD

2.80

56-64

C+

PASS

2.56

51-55

C

Marginal PASS

2.00

0-50

F

FAIL

0

Class of Degree

HONOURS

CGPA

First Class

3.50 - 4.00

Second Class (upper Div.)

3.00 - 3.49

Second Class (lower Div.)

2.50 -2.99

Third Class

2.00 -2.49

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