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Sheffield Hallam University: International Business and Human Resource Management

Institution Sheffield Hallam University
Department Sheffield Hallam University
Web http://www.shu.ac.uk
Email admissions@shu.ac.uk
Telephone (+44) 0114 225 5533
Study type Taught

Summary

1. Course summary - Gain useful practical experience and solid theoretical expertise.

  • Develop the skills you need to pursue an exciting career.

  • Engage and network with real organisations via a live consultancy project.

  • Strengthen your independent learning, personal responsibility and initiative.

  • Attain the teamworking skills you need to successfully collaborate and communicate with others.

On this course, you'll approach your studies from a global perspective, and think about how business and HR is conducted across cultures and borders. Upon graduation, you'll be ready to apply for a range of exciting careers across the globe.

2. How you learn Studying a range of topics through different learning methods, you’ll think about how international organisations approach human resource management.

You study international business topics such as globalisation, multinational enterprises, cross-cultural management, international strategy, and global supply chains. In terms of the course’s HR strand, you’ll look at areas such as human resource contexts and strategies, and international employee relations.

Our large and diverse teaching team combines practical industry experience and academic research expertise. This enables us to offer a course that blends real-world understanding and relevance with advanced subject knowledge and a truly international perspective.

You learn through

  • lectures

  • seminars

  • workshops

  • live projects

  • simulations

  • peer learning

  • independent study

Applied learning Live projects

The course features an international consultancy project opportunity, supported by Venture Matrix, in which you carry out assessed projects based on real-world business solutions for local, national or global organisations.

The project aims to enhance your business awareness and improve your employment prospects. The opportunity to visit and communicate regularly with a company will be particularly beneficial to international students from the point of view of business engagement and real-world experience.

There are also business simulations throughout the course. These opportunities give you the chance to develop your practical skills in a real world setting.

Networking opportunities

We have a dynamic, student-led HR Network, which provides excellent opportunities for sharing experience with alumni, sponsors, business leaders, human resource managers and consultants.

Field trips

There are field trips and site visits on the course to demonstrate the business environment, and allow for useful real-world experiences and insight.

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