This course equips participants with the ability to make the right decisions about management development strategy, policy and practice. It helps them to systematically determine what activities they should engage in, and how these activities should be delivered. The course considers the three levels of the organization, the team and the individual.
Labor Economics and Legislation
The main aim of this course is to familiarize the students with the economic importance of human resources through the study of the relationship between demographic variables and economic variables. The course also emphasizes the importance of human capital through the improvement in the quality of the labor force. One of the most important objectives of this course is to point out that people should be at the center of development, that growth is a necessary but not sufficient condition to achieve human development. Finally, the course strives to give the students an economic analysis and explanation of the labor market and the main macroeconomic problems regarding the labor force such as unemployment problem and Trade Union.
Organization Behavior and Development
The study of organizations is the focus of this course. The organization theory is that part of the course which analyzes the whole organization as a unit from a macro-examination perspective. Organizational behaviour is the micro approach which focuses on individuals within organizations being the basic building block of organizations..The overall objective of this course is helping .
Students become more efficient and effective as managers through examining the specific characteristics of organizations, the nature and relationship among groups and departments that make up those organizations. In addition, the course will assist students to understand how people work in organizations, and how the organization affects people in it.
Web-based Human Resources System
This course introduces the utilization of the Web in establishing and computerizing human resources information systems in order to accelerate data access, information exchange in addition to performing human resources functions as e-recruitment, out-sourcing e-training, as well as web-based performance appraisal practices in networked organizations. The theoretical concepts are explained with the support of a number of practical and applicable case studies from local and international contexts.
Managing Intellectual and Human Capital
The course covers the following topics: knowledge economy and characteristics of modem organizations, competitive advantage and value chain analysis, knowledge management and developing a knowledge strategy, knowledge roles and skills, aligning human resources management practices and knowledge strategies as well as managing organizational knowledge by diagnosing intellectual capital, performance management (performance evaluation) and pay for performance, leveraging knowledge through leadership of organizational learning, strategic human resource management, and organizational assessment of intellectual and human capital.
Strategic Reward Systems
This course introduces the students to expectancy theory and performance-related pay, fundamental choices in the reward management and key trends in remuneration and reward motivation. In addition, the course explores the pay system process and the payment systems as per flexible patterns of work and flexible pay, skill and knowledge-based pay, competency–based pay, variable pay and broad–band pay. The course elaborates on importance of overtime elimination and recommends strategies for skills and competency-based pay.
Research & Business Reporting
The first part of this course provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical framework for business research. It introduces the processes for developing research and considering different research designs and approaches together with statistical methods for data analysis and interpretation. The second part of the course teaches students how to report and present research findings using computer technologies and other presentation aids.
This course is designed to enable students to identify central issues and problems in business organizations to suggest alternative approaches and then present well-supported recommendations for future actions. The course will accomplish these objectives by explaining concepts and theories useful in understanding the strategic management process. The course will cover topics such as characteristics of strategic decisions, strategic decision makers, social responsibility and ethics in strategic management, situation analysis and corporate strategy, business and functional strategies in addition to strategy implementation and control. A case-study oriented approach will be heavily used in this course.