This programme combines a critical analysis of cutting-edge theoretical debates with the study of practical applications for managing people in an international setting. You will examine topics such as how globalisation impacts on migrant workforces and what this means for people management; how to understand and analyse complex international employment statistics; how to assess and develop fair and rigorous payment systems suitable for multinational corporations; why expatriate employees often return before the end of their assignment and what steps can be taken to improve their experience and performance; and best practice for managing diverse and culturally distinct workforces.
This programme will:
- Demonstrate the central importance of professional international human resource management and employment relations to successful and socially responsible business
- Provide an insight into the key theories, policies and practices of international HR
- Enable you to develop the skills to be able to appraise complex and contradictory areas of knowledge
- Enable you evaluate the appropriateness of the use of qualitative and quantitative research methods in particular contexts.
- Allow you to develop a range of personal skills including presentation, argumentation, evaluation, problem solving, teamwork, self-appraisal, and autonomy in the planning and management of learning.