A career in Human Resource Management is all about selecting the right people; then training, developing and motivating staff to improve their individual performance and build a positive team culture.
You'll be involved in all areas of staff recruitment, salaries, employee benefits, training programmes, managerial behaviour and staff productivity.
You'll also learn about employment relations laws, health and safety, work-life balance, organisational culture, and managing conflict, negotiation and diversity in the workplace.
Students are encouraged to apply HR professional practice to address real situations in the workplace,
If you're organised, enjoy problem-solving, meeting new people and work well in teams, then Human Resource Management may be the right career for you.Internationally recognised
Waikato is ranked in the world's top 251-300 universities for Business & Management Studies in the prestigious QS World University Subject Rankings 2020.
You'll study at our internationally recognised Waikato Management School, which is ranked in the top 1% of all business schools globally, having achieved the prestigious Triple Crown Accreditation from EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB in 2005.
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