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Human Resources Management

Program Title /concentration (If any)Bachelor of Business Administration concentration in Human Resource Management
Total Credit Hours needed for completion of the program126
Award (S) Granted On Completion Of The ProgramBachelor Degree in Business Administration: concentration in Human Resource Management

Program Mission

In support of ECT‟s mission to provide top quality teaching, research, and community services to its stakeholders, the HRM program strives to provide students with competitive and up-to-date curriculum focusing on optimizing human resource practices such as recruitment and selection, training and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, labor relations and occupational safety and health which are eminent in producing qualified HR professionals.

Program Goals

  • Develop the student’s decision making skills, especially to human resources related issues, with regard to legal and ethical standards.
  • Promote student’s awareness about the importance of employee’s professional development at the workplace.
  • Help the graduates understand the importance of human resources as a valuable asset in the organization.
  • Help the graduates understand the impact of the organizational strategy on human resource strategic plan.
  • Develop the graduates understanding of the influence of the work environment on the employees‟ performance.
  • Enable the graduates to articulate specific expectations for employee’s performance and responsibilities.

Core Program learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the fundamental business principles and practices that enables firms to operate in both domestic and global environments.
  • Understand human behavior in organizations, including the ability to lead and work in a team setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze complex, unstructured qualitative and quantitative business problems, using appropriate tools and technology.
  • Employ critical thinking and analytical skills to solve business problems in a real-world context and make effective business decisions.
  • Develop a business model with sustainable competitive advantage and an appropriate strategic plan.
  • Conduct basic research using scholarly sources to acquire new knowledge in the business domain.

Major Program learning outcomes

  • Design human resources policies and practices that comply with the labor and employment legislation and regulations.
  • Assess the organization’s needs in terms of training and recruitment and suggest plans for improvement.
  • Understand and apply rules and regulations concerning health and safety issues in the workplace.
  • Develop a performance management system that enhances the effectiveness of the rewarding system.

Bachelor of Business Administration Concentration in Human Resource Management (2018/2019)- Study Plan

Semester 1CHSemester 2CH
ENG 100English I3HRM 201,,, Introduction to Human Recourse Management3
MTH 100College Mathematics3ENG 104English II3
GEN 102Islamic Culture3GEN 104Man & Environment3
BIT 100Introduction to Information Technology Skills3ACC 106Accounting Principles I3
BUS 100Introduction to Management3BUS 201Microeconomics3
ENG 103Study Skills3Introduction t
ACC 200Accounting Principles II3BUS 306Quantitative Business Analysis3
ENG 200Business Communications3BAF 301Introduction to Financial Management3
BUS 203Organizational Behavior3GEN 301Professional Ethics3
MTH 203Business Statistics3GEN 201General Psychology3
MKT 200Introduction to Marketing3BIT 203Management Information Systems3
BUS 301Macroeconomics3
HRM 303Training and development3BUS311Cross Cultural Management3
GEN 302,,, Fundamentals of Innovation and Entrepreneurship3BUS305Business Law3
BUS 307Research Methods3HRM 401Compensation3
BUS 309Operations Management3HRM 403Occupational Health and Safety3
BUS HRM301Recruitment and Selection3Free Elective3
Major Elective 13
HRM410Strategic Human Resources Management3HRM 407Performance Management3
BUS 409Strategic Management3BUS 417International Business Management3
HRM 409Labor relations3HRM 415Graduation Project3
BUS 411Change management3BUS 413Leadership3
Major Elective 23

Bachelor Degree in General Requirements

Students applying for admission to all ECT academic programs must be graduates with a UAE Secondary School Certificate, or it’s equivalent, as stated in the admission requirements set in the Ministerial Decrees No. 200/year 2004 and No 133/year 2005.

A) Secondary School Certificate: A certified UAE general secondary school certificate, with a minimum score of 60% or its equivalent is required for admission, according to the regulations of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. However, students with scores of less than 60% can study in the Foundation program and should pass 5 courses namely, Arabic Language, IT, Mathematics, Study Skills, and English Communication, along with a TOEFL score of 500 or equivalent before they study academic courses. Students with Industrial, Applied Technology, Commercial, and Agricultural Secondary School Certificates and with a minimum score of 65% can be admitted to ECT programs that are closely related to their fields of study and have to fulfill all other admission requirements. However, students with these certificates and with scores less than 65% can be admitted in the Foundation Program.

B) Proficiency in English: An adequate level of English language proficiency is required for admission. Applicants are required to present one of the following certificates of proficiency:

  • For English programs: (Diploma & Bachelor)
    1. Valid certified TOEFL results equivalent to 500 (173CBT, a 61 iBT) or above
    2. Valid certified IELTS results band 5.0
    3. Valid certified PTE A score of (36-41) is equivalent to an IELTS score of 5.0, and a PTE A score of (44) is equivalent to TOEFL 500 (173CBT, a 61 iBT). Otherwise, they may undertake a course of remedial or intensive English but must achieve the required score before they can proceed into their academic programs.
  • For the Arabic program “Mass Communication and Public Relations,” students should submit a TOEFL certificate with a score of 450 or equivalent. A student with a score of 400 can study the first year program but needs to obtain a 450 score before proceeding to the second year.
  • For Foundation Certificate Program Students who are admitted in the Foundation Program at ECT and wish to pursue their higher education also at ECT and have successfully completed the requirements of the (FP) should meet the English proficiency requirement.
  • Students who can’t provide proof of English proficiency upon admission will be required to undertake a course of remedial or intensive English provided by the ECT

Employability Scope

Throughout your Bachelor Degree Programs, you will receive career guidance from our expert staff and Students Affairs Dept. You will gain valuable new skills which prepare you for work, graduate entry into management training programs, or further study.

Professional Occupations

Professional occupations for which graduates are prepared in the program:

  • Job Analyst
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Human Resource Planning Officer
  • Training and Development Officer
  • The administrator of Employees Relations and Contracts
  • Supervisor for Career Development
  • Compensation and Work Legislation Officer

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