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Pilon School of Business

Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resources Management)

A program that strategically aligns HR with an organization's goals.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in a variety of organizational settings.
  • Evaluate complex qualitative and quantitative data to support strategic and operational decisions.
  • Develop comprehensive strategic and tactical plans for an organization.
  • Work independently and collaboratively in inter- and/or multi-disciplinary and diverse environments.
  • Use creative, critical and reflective thinking to address organizational opportunities and challenges.
  • Apply problem solving and decision making frameworks that propose defensible solutions to organizational opportunities, challenges, change and risk.
  • Demonstrate ethical and socially responsible behaviour.
  • Integrate appropriate technologies in developing solutions to business opportunities and challenges.
  • Build effective internal and external relationships using influencing, communication and consultative skills.
  • Evaluate the dynamic of the global business environment from a competitive and economic perspective.
  • Develop self leadership strategies to enhance personal and professional effectiveness.
  • Assess business processes relative to organizational goals.
  • Perform robust research through the application of accepted applied research methodologies.
  • Develop critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, written, and oral communication.
  • Knowledge of society and culture, and skills relevant to civic engagement.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of HRM practices in supporting the strategic and operational needs of the organization in a global economy.
  • Develop appropriate methods for attracting, retaining, developing and engaging talent for the organization.
  • Align HRM processes to support strategic organizational goals.
  • Develop processes and policies to ensure that organizations effectively encourage desired strategic performance.
  • Identify employment related legal challenges facing the organization.
  • Recommend to organization management improvements resulting in effective application of HRM processes.
  • Demonstrate powerful methods for one-on-one, small group and organization-wide communication.
  • Apply appropriate information technology for analysis and reporting.
  • Apply HRM metrics and research to analyze and justify recommendations.
  • Contribute to creating and sustaining a diverse, inclusive and collaborative work environment that unleashes the talents of all employees to create value.
  • Recommend processes supporting organizational change and leadership development allowing organizations to react effectively in the dynamic global environment.