Human Resource Managementwww.mgmt.waikato.ac.nz
Excellent people skills are essential for good management.
Human Resource Management (HRM) is about developing and managing an organisation's most valuable asset, its people. It is concerned with getting the right people into the right jobs, knowing how to keep them and advance their careers. HRM is a major within the Bachelor of Management Studies.
How to study Human Resource Management in Tauranga
In Tauranga, you start by enrolling in an NZ Diploma of Business (NZDipBus) with Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. Papers equivalent to University 100 and 200 Level papers in Human Resource Management are included within the NZDipBus. Once you complete the NZDipBus (with a B average), you can then apply to enrol in the University's 300 and 400 level Human Resource Management papers offered in Tauranga and Hamilton. Please note that some papers required for the major are only available in Hamilton.
Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management
Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management (IR & HRM) is an interdisciplinary subject designed to prepare students for career opportunities in the broad, ever-changing field of employment relations, human resource management, workplace change and education and training.
How to study Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management in Tauranga
In Tauranga students enrol in a mix of Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and University of Waikato papers. Please note some of the University's papers that are required for the major are only offered in Hamilton. We recommend you seek advice from a University Student Advisor when choosing a suitable degree path. They will help you plan your programme of study to meet both degree and subject requirements.
DegreesBachelor of Management Studies
Bachelor of Social Sciences (IR & HRM)
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Students interested in HRM study a combination of management and people-related papers in their first year, before going on to specialised study.
300 Level and Beyond
300 and 400 level papers examine organisational behaviour, employment relations, personality and management and workers' education and training.
INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
SOCY101 Introduction to Sociology
300 level papers examine employment relations in New Zealand, organisational behaviour, workers education and training and learning for life.
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