Faculty Emirates College of Technology
Department Human Resources Management
Program Title /concentration Diploma in Human Resource Management (HRM)
Total Credit Hours needed for completion of the program 66 Credit Hours
Award (S) Granted On Completion Of The Program Diploma Degree 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 appraisal, labor relations and occupational safety and health which are eminent in producing qualified HR professionals.

Program Goals

  • To provide students with high quality education in the discipline of Human Resource Management.
  • To enhance the students` knowledge of key issues in Human Resource Management.
  • To provide students with the relevant knowledge and skills in Human Resource Management and connected fields.
  • To develop students understanding of the models and statistical techniques used in Human Resource Management.
  • To equip students with the skills, knowledge and technical capabilities to boost their career opportunities.
  • To enable students to pursue further studies at other institutions of higher education.

Core Program learning outcomes

  • Explain the fundamental concepts, models and tools of human resource management functions.
  • Evaluate practices concerning recruitment and selection, performance management, training and development, labor relations, motivation, and compensation.
  • Understand the HRM contemporary challenges in terms of talent management, employee engagement, and employee retention.
  • Identify and discuss legal principles and ethical implications of human resource management that apply to a wide range of workplace issues.
  • Demonstrate skills in negotiation and resolving disputes.
  • Use basic information technologies and study skills to contribute effectively to the organizational performance.
  • Apply the basic knowledge and concepts of HRM in a professional context.
  • Use interpersonal skills to work in teams.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Accredited by Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs

Diploma in Human Resource Management (2016-2017) – Study Plan

Semester 1 CH Semester 2 CH
YEAR 1
MAN 101 Business organization and management 3 HRM 101 Introduction to Human Recourse  Management 3
MTH 100 College Mathematics 3 ACC 101 Accounting theory and practice 3
ENG 102 Communication 3 MKT 100 Service marketing 3
CIS 101 Introduction to Information Technology Skills 3 ECO 301 Microeconomics 3
ISC 100 Islamic Culture 3 STA 301 Business statistics 3
Total 15   Total 15
YEAR 2
PHI 300 Professional Ethics 3 ECO 302 Macroeconomics
BAF 301 Introduction to financial management 3 MAN 302 Organizational behavior 3
HRM 302 HR planning and recruitment 3 NSC 301 Natural Science 3
SSR 101 Study Skills 3 HRM 309 Employee performance management 3
HRM 304 Training and developing 3 HRM 305 Labor relations 3
HRM 210 Occupational Health and Safety 3 Elective 3
Total 18     18

Employability Scope

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

Professional Occupations

Professional occupations for which graduates are prepared in the program:

  • Recruitment officer
  • Human resource planning officer
  • Training and development coordinator
  • Assistant administrator of employees’ relations and contracts
  • Assistant supervisor for career development
  • Assistant compensation and work legislation officer
High School type Acceptance Average Subject score @ HS Foundation
General Track Direct 60% No
Advanced Track Direct 60% No
ADEC Track Direct 60% No
Industrial Technical Commercial Direct 65% No
British System GCSE/IGCSE (O-Level, As & A Levels) Direct 5 Subjects O-Level with a grade C or above including math, physics/biology and chemistry, Plus 2 Subjects AS Level with a grade of C or above, in mathematics plus biology/physics/chemistry. No
Indian Board Pakistani Board American H.S. International High School General Direct 60% No
Advanced Direct 60% No
IB Diploma Direct 24 points or above including 6 Subjects with a minimum of 2 at Higher Level including mathematics No