MBA with specialization in Human Resource Management

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Why MBA with specialization in Human Resource Management

Human Resources plays a crucial role in organizations as it is entrusted with managing the most valuable asset - people. However, according to a survey by Gartner in 2023, a majority of HR leaders feel ill-equipped to handle the future of work, with inadequate leadership development approaches and ill-equipped sourcing strategies to recruit the skills they need. This makes it evident that there's a significant demand for qualified HR professionals who understand how to implement effective recruitment, development, and retention strategies to drive business success.

UPES ON's 2-year MBA with specialization in Human Resource Management provides a comprehensive understanding of the latest HR practices and trends, including talent acquisition, development, and retention. The program equips professionals to lead the digital transformation of HR and leverage technology and innovation to optimize human capital management.

A Booming Sector With Growth & Promising Opportunities

  • In 2023, a global survey of HR Leaders revealed that leader and manager effectiveness ranked as the foremost concern, followed by organizational design, employee experience, and recruitment strategies. (Source: Gartner)

  • 60% HR leaders focus on developing management effectiveness for future of work. 46% prioritize recruiting in 2023. (Source: Forbes)

  • Mobile-friendly job applications increase applicants by >11%. 86% of employees check company reviews before applying. (Source: Forbes)

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UPES Advantage

  • Economics & Management Decisions
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Quantitative Techniques for Management Applications
  • Operations & Material Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Project Management & Contract Administration
  • Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation
  • Research Methodology
  • Labour Legislations & Industrial Relations
  • Cross-Cultural and Global HRM
  • Performance Management
  • HR Analytics
  • Training and Development
  • Digital HR
  • Data Visualization
  • Business Policy and Strategy
  • Compensation Management
  • Dissertation
  • Understanding of key terms, theories/concepts, and practices within the field of HRM.
  • Demonstrate competence in development and problem-solving in HR Management.
  • Understanding of Personality dimensions, motivation, leadership and so on at the micro-level and organization design, structure, culture, and so on at the macro-level.
  • Analyze Strategic Human Resource Management issues of ""best practices,"" ""fit,"" and ""flexibility.""
  • Apply and evaluate Knowledge management, employee engagement, and talent management.
  • Create a Human Resource Plan for the organization's success and develop value-based leadership capacity.
  • Effectively manage and plan key human resource functions within organizations.
  • Examine current issues, trends, practices, and processes in HRM.
  • Contribute to employee performance management and organizational effectiveness.
  • Get global certifications from prestigious universities like Wharton Online, University of Minnesota, University of California, University of Illinois, University of London, Rutgers University and more.
  • Stay competitive in the ever-evolving job market by mastering emerging areas of expertise. 
  • Access to specialized Coursera courses tailored to your domain will be available after your enrolment.
  • Learn from world-class faculty members from around the globe who will guide your journey.

Learn the basics of AI, its diverse applications within your field, gain practical knowledge of leveraging AI to solve real-world business challenges, and develop the expertise to evaluate AI solutions effectively.

  • Introduction to Data Science, AI/ML
  • Data Science Applications
  • Data and Summarizing Information
  • Hypothesis Testing Techniques
  • Introduction to Machine Learning (ML)
  • Data Preparation Strategies for ML
  • Exploration of ML Algorithms
  • Unsupervised Learning Approaches
  • Understanding Model Inference
  • Navigating Challenges in Model Deployment
  • Specialized Module on Deep Learning
  • Exploring Generative AI and its Role in Business Innovation
  • Prompt Engineering
  • Latest AI Applications In Your Domain

  •  HR Assistant
  •  HR Intern
  •  HR Analyst
  •  HR Coordinator
  •  Recruitment Coordinator
  •  HR Business Partner
  •  HR Manager
  •  Talent Acquisition Manager
  •  Learning and Development Manager
  •  Employee Relations Manager
  •  Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
  •  Vice President of HR
  •  Director of Talent Management
  •  HR Consultant
  •  HR Operations Director

Our comprehensive career services guarantee your career preparedness and employability for the professional world.

  • Career Orientation
  • Mentorship by industry experts
  • LinkedIn/Resume building guidance
  • Interview preparation

To make your payment journey smoother, our partner, we offer you flexible and budget-friendly payment options:

  • Easy EMI Payment: Our Partner, Finance Peer offers 12 months EMI* option.
  • Semester-wise Fee: Pay INR 37,500 per semester (total 4 semesters).

  • Problem-solving Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Decision-Making Aptitude
  • Conflict Management

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After completing the program, you will get a Master's Degree from UPES

UPES in ranked 52nd among Indian universities and 39th in the management category by NIRF 2023.

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Absolutely. All online degree programs provided by UPES ON hold recognition and approval from the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Distance Education Bureau (DEB). This ensures that the education you receive meets the highest quality standards.

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UPES ON's commitment to excellence is underscored by its remarkable achievements. We are not only ranked 39th in the Management category of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), but UPES as a whole is also the No.1 Private University in Academic Reputation. Furthermore, our university ranks amongst the top 3% of universities worldwide, as per the 2024 QS World University Rankings.

Yes, indeed. UPES ON's degrees carry international recognition. Organizations like World Education Services (WES) acknowledge and accept our degrees, facilitating opportunities in regions such as the US and Canada.

UPES ON boasts a diverse array of online degree programs and professional certifications across 32 disciplines. Whether your interest lies in business, engineering, technology, or other fields, we have options to cater to your aspirations.

UPES ON's degrees and certificates hold significant credibility and value in the eyes of various stakeholders, including government agencies, corporations, and educational institutions. This recognition expands your horizons for career growth.

Choose UPES ON with confidence, knowing that our recognized online programs, impressive rankings, global acceptance, and international acclaim can propel you toward academic and professional success. For more detailed information, feel free to explore our official website or contact our admissions team.

Yes, our online degrees are recognized in India and abroad. Our alumni have undertaken further studies and made successful careers after completing these programmes, in many countries across the globe.

Absolutely, we go beyond the traditional placement support. We offer comprehensive career orientation sessions, enabling you to explore various career paths and gain clarity on your aspirations. Crafting an impactful resume is a crucial step, and we provide assistance in creating an outstanding one. Not only that, our expert guidance extends to helping you build an impressive LinkedIn profile, enhancing your online professional presence. We also share relevant job offers every month, ensuring you have a consistent stream of opportunities aligning with your envisioned career path.

Yes, you can pursue a Ph.D. after the successful completion of your MBA degree. A Ph.D. enhances your employability quotient and helps you progress in your career.

Yes, you can pursue a short-term PGP or Certification course along with your MBA degree program.

  • Legacy University: Ranked 52nd among Indian universities and 39th in the management category by NIRF 2023. QS 5-star for academic development. NAAC 'A' Grade University.
  • Updated Curriculum: Includes AI and innovations in your field.
  • Dual Certification: From prestigious global universities like Rutgers, Wharton Online, and more.
  • Convenient Financing: Low-interest loans and flexible part-payments available.
  • Enriching Learning Journey: Exclusive Pre-Semester specialized courses, workshops, and masterclasses by global faculty.
  • Career Support: Resume building, LinkedIn guidance, virtual apprenticeships, and regular job opportunity updates.
  • Interactive Learning: Engage with dynamic and interactive study material.
  • Case study-based pedagogy: Enhance your problem-solving skills using AI and other real-world solutions.
  • Dedicated student support: Get prompt assistance for all your queries, round the clock.

The UPES ON Term-end Examination are conducted on the following dates:

Exam Cycle For Programs Last Date for Registration Date of Examination
December Exam Cycle For July intake 15 October - 15 November or As Notified 3-13 December
March Exam Cycle For PGP and Supplementary exam 1 February - 15 February or As Notified 3-13 March
June Exam Cycle For Jan intake 15 April - 15 May or As Notified 3-13 June
September Exam Cycle For PGP and Supplementary exam 1 August - 15 August or As Notified 3-13 September

Yes, an MBA in HR Management at UPES ON offers a great opportunity. It equips students with essential HR skills, leadership, and strategic management abilities. UPES ON's program stands out due to its industry-relevant curriculum, experienced faculty, and flexible online format. Pursuing an MBA in HR Management here can lead to promising career prospects and advancement in the field of human resource management.

Yes, an MBA in HR Management from UPES ON can be a wise choice for the future. It equips you with essential skills for managing human resources effectively, a critical aspect in any organization's success. UPES ON's program offers industry-relevant knowledge and flexibility, ensuring you're well-prepared for the evolving HR landscape.

An MBA in HR Management offers a dynamic curriculum designed to shape HR leaders. Eligibility for an MBA in HR Management from UPES ON is graduation in any discipline with 50% and above marks (or an equivalent CGPA) by any recognized university. They also provide a 5% relaxation in marks in case of more than 2 years of experience.

UPES ON MBA in HR Management equips you with the skills and knowledge to excel in the high-paying field of HR. HR professionals are in demand across industries, and this program offers an industry-relevant curriculum, expert faculty, and flexible online learning. With the right skills, HR can indeed be a high-paying career choice.