BA (Hons) Business (HRM) (Top Up) Arden University
How do you get the best out of your staff? How do you reward them? During this degree, you will examine the well-established principles of Human Resources Management, while developing professional-level skills that will help you get the job you want – as well as sound knowledge of the general business environment.
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This Top-Up will enable you to achieve a full undergraduate honours degree in business (HRM) if you have previously completed an HND in Business or equivalent. Arden University’s online BA (Hons) Business (HRM) (Top-Up) will develop a broad understanding of the tools and theories essential to successful human resource management.
Arden’s flexible study mode allows you to develop your HR skills and knowledge around your existing commitments. This programme will equip you with the financial knowledge required to take your next steps in the business world, and provide you with an excellent grounding for your future career.
The full range of programmes offered by Arden features a strong focus on employability, practical skills, and career success. This programme has been developed with a particular focus on the staff and personnel management skills needed to help you inspire and manage change within your organisation.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, which means that as an Arden student you'll have free CMI membership throughout your studies. You'll gain access to career networking events, professional development resources, a mentoring service, and more.
Contemporary Management Issues
Using the most up-to-date thinking, this module probes the issues facing managers today, including sustainability, moral and ethical choices, and corporate values. You’ll reflect on the changing world, including globalisation, the communities we live in, and the ways our economic landscape is changing.
Learn how to design the roadmap to take your business to success in this module, by applying a range of strategic theories and techniques. You’ll look at mergers and acquisitions, working with partners, national and international planning, and the ways organisations deliver their plans by effectively managing change.
Managing Self and Others
This module continues the theme of supporting and developing yourself and others. Learn stress management techniques, positive thinking, and assertive development, alongside tools for creativity and decision-making. You’ll scrutinise everything from recruitment to team management.
Strategic Issues in HRM
Get to grips with business trends affecting HR management both domestically and internationally. You’ll encounter emotional and aesthetic labour, equal opportunities, diversity, and ethics in this module.
Research Methods and Dissertation
With your supervising tutor, you will determine an interdisciplinary area related to your degree to research, giving you the opportunity to specialise in an area of the programme that has most interested you.
When you complete your BA (Hons) Business (HRM) (Top-Up) course, you'll be qualified for a variety of well paying positions in the field. Some roles that you can consider include:
- Human Resources Officer
- Management Consultant
- Office Manager
- Recruitment Consultant
- Sales Executive
- Training and Development Officer
- Careers Adviser
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