MBA Human Resource Management – ZM

Programme Information

Required Credits/Units: 240

Aims of the Programme

The aims of the programme are as follows:
1.    To develop the leadership and management skills of students, and equip them with a deep understanding of core business principles.
2.    To offer students specialised knowledge and skills in human resource management, including strategic leadership, performance management and recruitment and selection processes.
3.    To equip students with the ability to analyse and solve complex people management problems, and to develop effective strategies for managing individuals and teams in various organisational settings.
4.    To provide students with a global perspective on human resource management, including cross-cultural communication, and to prepare them to succeed in various international and local business contexts.
5.    To foster critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills through a variety of case studies and a focus on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Learning Outcomes. 

At the end of the programme, the student will be expected to:
•    Acquire a solid understanding of core business principles and specialised knowledge and skills in the field of human resource management.
•    Demonstrate effective leadership and management skills, including motivating and managing individuals and teams and making sound decisions in various business contexts.
•    Analyze complex people management problems, develop effective strategies for addressing them, and make informed decisions based on evidence.

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

The general admission requirements for entry to Unicaf University Zambia Master degree programmes are as outlined below. Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the range of equivalent international academic qualifications accepted.

  • Admission to a Master’s degree programme requires an accredited Bachelor degree or international equivalent. Related professional qualifications at the appropriate level will also be considered for entry.
  • Students with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry.
  • Recognised proof of English proficiency if the Bachelor degree was not taught in the English language
  • A Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose (minimum 500 words)
  • Up to date CV
  • An official letter of recommendation (either academic or professional)
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID

In addition to a strong academic record, extra-curricular activities, leadership skills and other relevant background information are taken into account.

Programme Outline

Foundation Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module 0.00
UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree 0.00

Core requirements (required modules)

Course Code Course Title Credits
UU-MBA-712-ZM Theories of Management 25.00
UU-MBA-717-ZM Strategic Management 25.00
UU-MBA-710-ZM Financial Management for Managers 25.00
UU-MBA-714-ZM Business Function and Procedures 25.00
UU-MBA-718-ZM Strategic Leadership and Practice 25.00
MBA-766-ZM Human Resource Management in Organisation 25.00
MBA-767-ZM Performance Management and Evaluation 25.00
MBA-768-ZM Recruitment and Selection Process 25.00
UU-MBA-711-ZM Dissertation 40.00
MBA Human Resource Management – ZM
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