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Human Resource Management (Arabic/English)

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Human Resource Management (Arabic/English)

Credential: Bachelor Degree
Duration: 4 Years
Credit Hours: 129
Tuition Fee: AED 935 per credit hour (see detailed fee structure here)
Class Timings: Evening and Weekend
Medium of Instruction: Arabic with 8 courses in English
Program Mission

The Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration is to provide students with the skills, knowledge and abilities required to prepare them to be active and responsible leaders and managers to engage in the modern workforce and anywhere in the world. This program prepares graduates to work in various types of jobs in the business sector and other sectors of the state, as well as qualify them to complete postgraduate studies. The program focuses on developing the skills of the best use of human resources available at the organizational, corporate, state, decision-making and problem solving levels, promoting ethical values, social responsibility and achieving success in societies with different cultures.

Program Goals

This program aims to:

  • Provide students with the opportunity to study in the program to enhance their abilities, skills and knowledge in the field of human resources management.
  • Communicate effectively in different business environments.
  • Provide the labor market graduates with a full knowledge of how to manage human capital in organizations professionally and competently.
  • Preparing the students in this program to meet the latest developments and in the human resources field.
  • Developing effective capabilities in decision-making in the field of human capital management.

 

Learning Outcomes

Explain the strategic role of human resources in the organization.

  • Communicate effectively in writing, speaking, and using technology.
  • Apply effectively the different activities in managing human resources in the organization.
  • Analyze and diagnose problems and issues related to human resources accurately.
  • Formulate appropriate decisions that are effective, logical and ethical.

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements – HRMA 
Component Courses Credit Hours
General Education Courses 11 33
Core Courses 15 45
Major Mandatory Courses 14 42
Major Elective Courses 3 9
Internship 1 0
Total 44 129

Study Plan

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Human Resource Management

 

First Year / First Semester

Sr. No. Course Code Course No. Course Name Pre-requisite C.H.
1 ACS 101 Communication Skills in Arabic None 3
2 MGTA 101 Introduction to Business None 3
3 ENGA 101 English I None 3
4 MTHA 101 Principles of Mathematics None 3

 

First Year / Second Semester

Sr. No. Course Code Course No. Course Name Pre-requisite C.H.
1 SSSA 101 Study Skills None 3
2 ENGA 102 English II ENGA 101 3
3 SCI 101 Science and Life None 3
4 ACCE 101 Principles of Accounting ENGA 102 3
5 CISA 101 Applications of Information Technology  None 3

 

Second Year / Third Semester

Sr. No. Course Code Course No. Course Name Pre-requisite C.H.
1 ECOA 201 Principles of Microeconomics MGTA 101 3
2 STATE 102 Business Statistics MTHA 101,

CISA 101,

ENGA 102

3
3 HRMA 201 Human Resource Management MGTA 101 3
4 ISLA 201 Islamic Studies None 3
5 MGTA 201 Organizational Behavior MGTA 101 3

 

Second Year / Fourth Semester

Sr. No. Course Code Course No. Course Name Pre-requisite C.H.
1 RES 201 Business Research Methods CISA 101,

STATE 102

3
2 ACCA 202 Intermediate Financial Accounting ACCE 101 3
3 ECOA 202 Principles of Macroeconomics ECOA 201 3
4 ENVA 201 Introduction to Environmental Science None 3
5 UAEA 201 UAE Studies None 3

 

Third Year / Fifth Semester

Sr. No. Course Code Course No. Course Name Pre-requisite C.H.
1 MKTA 302 Principles of Marketing MGTA 101 3
2 HRMA 311 Human Recourse Training and Development HRMA 201 3
3 MGT 310 Innovation and Entrepreneurship ECOA 201 3
4 FINA 301 Financial Management ECOA 201 3
5 SYSE 303 Management Information Systems  ENGA 102,

CISA 101

3
6 HRMA 301 Planning in Human Resource Management HRMA 201 3

 

Third Year / Sixth Semester

Sr. No. Course Code Course No. Course Name Pre-requisite C.H.
1 HRMA 302 Jobs Analysis and Design HRMA 201 3
2 HRME 322 Career Planning HRMA 201,

ENGA 102,

HRMA 311

3
3 MGTA 304 International Business ECOA 201,

MKTA 302

3
4 HRMA 351 Occupational Health and Safety Management HRMA 201 3
5 HRMA 310 Selection and Placement Management HRMA 201 3
6 MGTA 307 Business Ethics (Elective) MGTA 201 3
HRMA 355 Negotiation Skills and Conflicts Management (Elective) ACS 101 3
MGTA 352 Human Relations (Elective) MGTA 201 3
MGTA 301 Administrative Communications (Elective) ACS 101 3

 

Fourth Year / Seventh Semester

Sr. No. Course Code Course No. Course Name Pre-requisite C.H.
1 HRMA 400 Free Course None 3
2 LAW 401 Labor Law HRMA 201 3
3 MGTA 401 Strategic Management  MGTA 201 3
4 HRME 402 International Human Resource Management HRMA 201,

MGTA 304,

ENGA 102

3
5 HRMA 403 Performance and Compensation Management HRMA 201 3
6 HRMA 404 Talent Management HRMA 311,

HRMA 310

3

 

Fourth Year / Eighth Semester

Sr. No. Course Code Course No. Course Name Pre-requisite C.H.
1 MGTA  402 Operations Management STATE 102,

ECOA 201,

SYSE 303

3
2 HRME 410 Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management HRMA 201,

ENGA 102

3
3 HRMA 449 Strategic Human Resource Management  HRMA 201,

MGTA 401

3
4 HRMA 494 Field Training After completing 90 Credit Hours 3
5 HRMA 499 Graduation Project After completing 90 Credit Hours

HRMA 201,

RES 201,

STATE 102,

SYSE 303

3

 

Notes:

  • The student can complete the program with less than 4 years, by registering in Summer Sessions.
  • The student must choose the specialization courses from the group of courses listed in the study plan.
  • The student can register in the field training course after 3rd year and completing 90 credit hours.
  • The student must complete the Graduation Project successfully in order to be eligible to graduate from the program.
  • The student can take only 2 elective courses.

Course Description

Core and Specialization Courses

ACCE 101: Principles of Accounting  Prerequisite: ENGA 102
 The significance of accounting and the challenges it presents. Extensive coverage and review of major concepts followed by practical exercises.
ACCA 202: Intermediate Financial Accounting   Prerequisite: ACCE 101
This course presents the definition and framework of financial accounting and the concepts of cash money, debtors, notes receivable, long-term investments, accounts payable, equities and changes and analysis of the financial position.
MGTA 101: Introduction to Business Administration  Prerequisite: None
This course provides an overview of the main administrative functions with a special emphasis on planning, organization, leadership and control.
STATE 102: Business Statistics  Prerequisite: CISA 101, ENGA 102, MTHA 101
Business Statistics is the science of collecting, organizing, and summarizing data to provide information, stated in numerical form, for the purpose of making objective business decisions. Topics include methods of sampling, classifying, analyzing, and presenting numerical data; frequency distribution, averages, dispersion, times series analysis, correlation, and forecasting for business purposes.
MGTA 201: Organizational Behavior  Prerequisite: MGT 101
This course introduces various approaches and means which familiarize students on how to effectively manage staff and lead people. The course focuses on the managers’ attention to the human aspect as well as the technical and technological aspects.
RES 201: Business Research Methods   Prerequisite: CISA 101, STATE 102
This course covers scientific research and its theory in business administration and information systems. It also discusses the proposed strategy, process and problem of the scientific research by collecting, analyzing and coding data and developing a research report for the private and public sectors.
MGTA 401: Strategic Management Prerequisite: MGTA 201
This course defines the organization and presents its most important features and objectives as well as the development of its modern theories and concepts. In addition, this course explains the strategic concept of managing the business policies related to planning and organization in the commercial organizations as well as scheduling and calculating production requirements, project management, total quality assurance, planning of productive capacity and modern production systems.
MGTA 301: Administrative Communications (Elective) Prerequisite: ACS 101
This course focuses on developing the student’s skills in preparing and writing a variety of letters and reports while adopting sound scientific approaches. This course explains the concept, nature, components, types, elements, models and features of effective communication in addition to the significance of introducing the most recent technologies in the communication process.
MGTA 307: Business Ethics (Elective) Prerequisite MGTA 101
This course discusses the importance of ethics in businesses and the responsibility of both the individual and the organization. In addition, it illustrates the significance of developing a strategy for dealing with ethical issues in terms of rights and duties between the company and its staff, suppliers and clients. The course also stresses that the organization should only deal with the institutions which adhere to ethical standards in businesses. This course also reviews the various traditional theories in ethics, how they are applied to businesses and the problems encountered in this respect. It presents applied examples and cases and how to deal with them in the various commercial sectors.
ECOA 201: Principles of Economics  Prerequisite: MGTA 101
This course focuses on the behavior of the individual and the organization, their available options and market balance. In addition, it discusses supply and demand, benefit, costs of production and competition. It also explains the microeconomic theory, trade markets, costs of production, prices and auxiliary tools such as statistics and tables.
ECOA 202: Principles of Macroeconomics  Prerequisite: ECOA 201
This course primarily presents the proper analytic tools for understanding the macroeconomic theory and analyzing the national economy and its relation with the international economy. In addition, it focuses on analyzing economic growth, unemployment, inflation, national income, balance of commodities and services, balance in capital markets, surplus, deficit and ‎balance of payments.
MGT 310: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Prerequisite: ECOA 201
In this course, students explore the key theories and research on entrepreneurship and innovation, and then examine their application in the broader and contemporary context. This includes corporate and public services, emerging technologies and economies, sustainability and development, and creating and capturing value from entrepreneurship and innovation. Readings, case studies, and discussions help organize the course material with clear and essential links between entrepreneurship and innovation. Finally, students will develop a comprehensive business plan.
FINA 301: Financial Management  Prerequisite: ECOA 201
The course focuses on the basic concepts in the field of financial management and explains the main functions of the Financial Controller, what does this position mean in the organizational structure, what are the responsibilities and activities through the cash flow list, budget, current value of money, revenue, risk, management of current assets and capital budget.
SYSE 303: Management Information Systems Prerequisite: CISA 101, ENGA 102
The course provides an overview of Management Information Systems (MIS) in business. It provides students with a framework for the uses information technology in business. Topics include MIS concepts, software, databases, information systems (IS), the strategic use of IS, the development of IS, and social and ethical issues associated with MIS.
MGTA 304: International Business Management  Prerequisite: ECOA 201, MKT 302
This course focuses on the concept of managing international business and trade and analyzing the environments of international commercial business, international financial policy, import and export, specialized functional strategies (international human resources, international finance, international trade activities, international marketing and research and development) and the general tendency of managing international business.
MGTA 402: Operations Management  Prerequisite: STATE 102, ECOA 201, SYSE 303
This course covers the techniques used to perform the function of operations, product development, production arrangement, planning for material needs, and an effective manufacturing system in the private sector and some of it in the public sector.
MKTA 302: Principles of Marketing  Prerequisite: MGTA 101
This course focuses on the strategic relation between the organization and its clients, means of maintaining customers’ satisfaction by studying their behavior, needs as individuals and organizations as well as studying the environmental factors which affect the marketing decision such as pricing, promotion, distribution, product planning and development, detection of the available opportunities in the market and the development of marketing strategies and programs.
HRMA 201: Human Resource Management  Prerequisite MGTA 101
This course handles the concept and significance of Human Resource Management in the organization, the means of strategic planning of human resources, job analysis, means of attracting and selecting staff, training, motivating and rewarding human resources, performance appraisal, career planning, empowering staff, maintaining employees’ safety and security and the significance of observing local and international labor laws.
HRMA 301: Planning in Human Resource Management  Prerequisite: HRMA 201
This course points out the significance of planning in Human Resource Management, means of the strategic planning of manpower, preparing, implementing and evaluating the strategic plans in the organization. In addition, this course focuses on the means of maintaining balance between supply and demand in manpower, securing the competencies needed by the organization, planning, designing and developing programs in the Recruitment Department, as well as selecting, hiring and managing surplus human resources.
HRMA 302: Jobs Analysis and Design  Prerequisite: HRMA 201
This course addresses the means and approaches followed in analyzing and designing jobs in public and private organizations and the sources of the required information in the analysis process of the Human Resource Management. In addition, this course focuses on the significance of authenticity in collecting information on jobs through surveys, interviews and secondary sources of information as well as their relatedness to the accurate job description and the process of attraction, selection, recruitment, design and evaluation of performance, salaries, compensations, staff’s training needs, restructure and classification of jobs.
HRMA 310: Recruitment and Selection Management  Prerequisite HRMA 201
This course focuses on the significance of strategic recruitment in Human Resource Management, the various means and approaches of attracting excellent, competent and qualified personnel and their recruitment in the suitable positions. In addition, this course outlines the significance of the accurate job description prior to recruitment in order to develop clear standards for selecting the best candidates to occupy vacancies in the organization.
HRMA 311: Human Resource Training and Development  Prerequisite: HRMA 201
This course focuses on the basic concepts of training, its means, planning and the implementation and evaluation of its programs in addition to its significance in supporting the aggregate performance of the organization as well as the individual and collective performance therein. In addition, this course sheds light on the significance of the strategic planning of the training programs in the organizations, development of the skills of their staff at all levels and the integration of the training programs with the other functions of human resources.
HRME 322: Career Planning  Prerequisite HRMA 201, HRMA 311, ENGA 102
This course focuses on the essential views of careers and career planning. The model of career management presents the active problem-solving approach to work life and how people can collect information, gain insights into themselves and their environment, and develop appropriate goals and strategies to obtain useful feedback regarding their efforts. Topics in this course include career context and stages, models, applications, occupations, job stress, and career strategic planning.
HRMA 403: Performance and Compensations Management  Prerequisite: HRMA 201
This course addresses the basic concepts of evaluating staff performance, standards of performance and its measures. Besides, this course outlines the basics of designing the system of evaluating staff performance in a manner which is integrated with the organization’s performance as well as individual and collective performance. On another plane, this course points out the basic concepts, theories, approaches and steps of managing incentives within the framework of Human Resource Management in the United Arab Emirates as well as the means of designing the various reward systems and their impact on the aggregate performance of the organization and the individual.
HRMA 351: Occupational Health and Safety Management  Prerequisite: HRMA 201
This course focuses on the significance of occupational safety programs at the workplace, precautionary measures, safety and security laws in the United Arab Emirates and the role of civil defense in maintaining a business environment characterized by safety, health and security. In addition, this course focuses on the importance of the role of employees, their awareness and understanding of the risk factors, hazardous materials and the safety of the means of transport.
HRMA 404: Talents Management Prerequisite: HRMA 310, HRMA 311
This course covers the concept and planning of human capital and talent management in the organization, and explains the different stages, processes and examples of talent management. In addition to categorizing the competencies of human capital and talent management in terms of historical development. Also discussing various talent management strategies related to the selection, development, evaluation, motivation and retention of talent. The course also deals with the analysis of talented leadership and the mechanism of its impact on talent management in terms of preparation, characteristics and building requirements. In addition to evaluating the integrated management of talent management and its infrastructure in terms of steps, effectiveness and best practices.
HRMA 449: Human Resource Management Strategies Prerequisite: MGTA 401, HRMA 201, HRMA 301
This course explains the human resource strategy, its origins and its stages of development. This course also deals with explaining the various strategies in human resources management such as recruitment, training and development strategy, performance evaluation and compensation, and clarifying the role of all of this in achieving the organization’s comprehensive strategy. In addition to analyzing the complementarity between the organization’s general strategies and human resource practices. As well as designing an integrated human resources strategy. Finally, an evaluation of contemporary challenges to managing HR strategies.
LAW 401: Labor Law Prerequisite: HRMA 201
This course focuses on the laws which organize the relation between the employers and employees in the United Arab Emirates. In addition, this course addresses the Labor Law in the United Arab Emirates and that it is mandatory for the organizations operating in this country to act in accordance with its provisions. In addition, this course focuses on the employment, training and Emiratization laws as well as the laws organizing the privacy of employees and their legal rights.
HRME 402: International Human Resource Management  Prerequisite: HRMA 201, MGTA 304, ENGA 102
This course provides the concepts, tools, and techniques that are needed to effectively manage an internationally diverse workforce. It also focuses on the roles and activities of the HR department in managing a global workforce. Students explore ways to manage the cultural and ethnic differences that occur as a result of international global diversity.
MGTA 355: Negotiation Skills and Conflicts Management (Elective) Prerequisite: ACS 101
This course addresses the concept and significance of the negotiation strategy and dispute settlement in the organization in terms of their types, reasons, stages and skills in order to reach solutions which satisfy the disputant parties. In addition, it points out the steps and methods of negotiations as well as other important issues related to negotiation. Besides, this course sets forth crisis management, its effective models, the scientific approach of dealing with crises, the basic tools and guidelines of crisis management and relevant applied examples.
MGTA 352: Human Relations (Elective) Prerequisite: MGTA 201
This course examines the importance of creating positive human relationships in the workplace and their impact on strengthening the relationship between management and workers and enhancing career and professional affiliation. This course also deals with methods of developing effective communication skills and self-confidence in dealing with others and creating a positive culture in the workplace. The role of leadership and work teams and their impact on human relations and on developing innovation and creativity among employees in organizations.
HRME 410: Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management  Prerequisite: HRMA 201, ENGA 102
This course includes special topics in current developments within the field of human resource management, namely Empowerment and job insecurity. The first topic focuses on how to organize with shared power and bottom-up leadership to foster vision, trust, accountability, and responsibility. The second topic focuses on the current research on flexibility, job insecurity, and more intense work and the impact of these developments on individuals, their families and workplaces, and the long-term health of the economy.
HRMA 400: Free Course Prerequisite: None/undefined
The student chooses to study any course from any academic program in the college other than his/her major bearing 3 credit hours. This course should not have a prerequisite or the student should have studied the previous requirement of this course.
HRMA 494: Field Training  Prerequisite: completing 90 credit hours
This course addresses students’ training in the public and private organizations in the field of Human Resource Management as well as the academic and practical supervision during training. The student shall present reports on the nature of duties he / she performed during the training period, and the acquired skills as well as the challenges faced during the training period. The academic supervisor shall discuss these reports.
HRMA 499: Graduation Project  Prerequisite: completing 90 credit hours, HRMA 201, RES 201, STATE 102, SYSE 303
This course includes the main graduation research in the business administration program, major: Human Resource Management. It focuses on the basic concepts, theories, approaches and steps of designing the strategies of Human Resource Management as well as the means of developing the various strategies and formulating the vision, mission, values and strategic objectives. In addition, the course also stresses on the commercial and cultural business ethics, values and the study of relevant cases and applications.

Career Opportunities

Human Resource Management graduates can expect to find employment in many of the positions listed below:

  • Compensation Manager
  • Employee Communications
  • Human Capital Manager
  • Benefits Manager
  • Employee Orientation
  • Strategic HR Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Recruiting and Retention Manager
  • Safety Program Manager
  • Staffing Specialist
  • Labor Relations Manager
  • HR Data Manager
  • Contract Specialist
  • Job Analyst
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Employee Welfare Manager
  • Government HR Manager

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