Master in Human Resources and Organization

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The Master's program in Human Resources and Organization is addressed to those who aim at being employed in the personnel management department of public and private organizations; the course provides the instruments which are required for effectively managing human resources so as to meet current market requirements as well as to enhance the potential of such resources. This Master's program provides the opportunity of acquiring in-depth knowledge of the most important elements that affect people's behavior in organizations. The basic aim is to train new generations of highly competent and skilled professionals in the following areas, both in the public and private sectors: Individual and group motivation; Human resources evaluation and development; Remuneration policy; Incentive system; Participatory tools; Business cooperation and communication. The Master's program utilizes various types of learning activities such as: case studies, exercises, simulations, projects, seminars and lectures.

The Master program is composed of 4 modules, and concludes with a final exam.

1 year

60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
45 Quarter Credits

Learning Objectives

At The end of the program, the student will be able to: understand the complex of factors and dynamics that influence strategic and operational management of personnel in public organizations and private entities; obtain the necessary skills for addressing the current issues of personnel management for those who work or aspire to work in Human Resources; acquire concepts and tools for the full understanding of the strategies, policies, and instruments of human resource management to support organizational development. Gather and utilize the most widely used praxis and tools through the in-depth analysis of initiatives and experiences in the field; understand the labor market and the following various facets of its organization:  o The labor market from the legal point of view, linked to the development of industrial and labor relations o The organization from the evolutionary point of view, concerning internal and external management models, objectives and communication processes that regulate the complex system of internal relations, organizational environment and corporate identity o Change, innovation and knowledge management and the acknowledgment of the training variable as a strategic element of the organization. 

Outcomes and Professional Profile

  • Human resources director
  • Human resources management expert
  • Personnel selection and evaluation expert
  • Human resources department personnel
  • Vocational training expert
  • Performance analysis and evaluation expert
  • Organizational communication expert
  • Industrial and labor relations expert
  • Project manager

Final Thesis

The final thesis of the Master’s program, intended to assess the technical, scientific and professional preparation and competences of the student, requires the completion, discussion and presentation of a written project work during the dissertation.

Study plan

Module I SECS-P/10

Organization and Human Resources Area

12 9
Module II SECS-P/10

Business and Management Area

12 9
Module III SECS-P/10

Legal, Training and IT Area

12 9
Module IV SPS/09

Sociological and psychological Area

12 9
    Final Thesis 12 9
    TOTAL 60 45