Aim of Program

The knowledge and understanding of the human resources of an organization is pivotal to that organization’s success, irrespective of its size, industry and profit motive. The focus of human resources is to understand people, their needs and desires, relationships and interactions, thereby enabling organizations to be effective and to achieve and maintain an optimum level of efficiency. GhanaCU BSc (Hons) in Human Resource Management is designed to offer students the opportunity to examine and explore a combination of core concepts and methods covering the theory, principles and practices of human resource management. It seeks to provide an in-depth study of HRM using a combination of economic, political, psychological and sociological approaches; present the fundamentals of managing people alongside the industry functions of organizations; facilitate an understanding and awareness of current issues of human resource management in the modern economy; and promote and foster a range of professional transferrable interpersonal, communication, leadership and team building skills.

Objective of Program

The aim of the BSc (Hons) in Human Resource Management (HRM) is to give students the knowledge, understanding and key skills that are required by today’s HR professionals and to enable students to effectively contribute to dynamic organizations.
Students who undertake this program will:

"Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t want to".

Sir Richard Branson


Private and Public sectors of the Ghanaian economy
Non -governmental organizations(NGOs)
Small and medium scale enterprises
Consultancy firms
Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies( MMDAs)
Millennium Development Authority
Mining Companies.

Components of the programme

Core course(s); Twenthy-eight (28)
Elective course(s): there are 6 elective courses, 3 will be selected (one in semester 1 and two in semester 2 of level 400)
Research component: Research methods will be taught in the first semester of level 300 and research paper will be written and presented in level 400

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