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University of Hertfordshire: Human Resource Management (Global)

Institution University of Hertfordshire
Department Human Resources
Telephone 01707 284800
Study type Taught


The world has changed, yet we are still interconnected across nations and cultures. Together we face new and challenging global work issues. The global human resource management pathway attempts to develop and find solutions to these challenges. From the course you will be able to make better HRM decisions in a global context.

As a global Human Resource (HR) practitioner, you will need to find solutions to critical and complex issues in a global context. The course combines Human Resource Management (HRM) theory with a global business focus. You'll develop a deeper understanding of people management across cultures and nations. Having a global and international perspective and knowledge will provide a deeper insight into effective global people management.

External factors have brought a huge shift in how we work. You'll gain a thorough understanding of how organisations can respond to challenges that arise from today's changing work context. Whether challenges arise from government policies, environmental issues, or changes in society, our world is interconnected and complex. The issues faced by organisations need an innovative global approach.

Central to this course are the themes of how to manage change and personnel development. Global HR practitioners need to think in radical ways to manage diverse attitudes and motivations of people entering the labour market. We'll encourage you to develop an international and cosmopolitan mindset.

The intrinsic link between HR management, an organisation’s strategic and operational requirements, and the impact on society, can be powerful. We'll teach you the relevant and practical tools you'll need to respond to a range of HRM issues. We'll encourage you to think from a global and national perspective. To address issues of equality, diversity and climate change in an innovative way. New ways of thinking about work and the role organisations play in the world is crucial. We'll guide you to become a critical, inspiring leader of the future, starting today. Our assessments are geared to provide you with academic and real-life practical skills to enhance your career. This means you'll be able to immediately apply your learning to the workplace.


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