Working in dynamic industries, one interacts with a large variety of people both internally and externally, at a local and international level. Due to ‘personal’ nature of dealing with employees, HR managers and professionals must be versed in an intercultural and multi ethical considerations. This will help them to communicate better with the employees as well as provide them with the best customer service possible. The aim of this module is to provide participants with insights, theoretical knowledge and practical strategies to sensitively manage the issues and challenges associated with leading and communicating in a culturally diverse world. Participants will understand how cultural diversity impacts on human behaviour and learn effective strategies to negotiate and deal with the competing challenges arising between staff as well as business partners, clients, and suppliers from culturally diverse backgrounds.
6 Credits (ECTS)
Managing Cultural Diversity in HR Context
Candidates who apply for this course must possess:
- a qualification at MQF Level 4 (one ‘A’ Level or equivalent in any subject)
- a pass in English* and Mathematics at MQF Level 3 (‘O’ Level or equivalent).
Preference is given to applicants having a year of work experience related to the field of study.
* Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
This course is targeted at professionals with HR experience, such as:
- HR coordinator
- HR manager
- training manager
- payslip coordinator
- HR supervisor
The target group can be extended to those who have the experience but lack a formal qualification and wish to have a more thorough background in the subject in order to progress further in their careers.
The programme aims to prepare you for positions in middle-management and other senior roles such as that of an HR manager, head of HR and HR director of any organisation, both in the private and public sector.
How you’ll be assessed
This is a part-time programme and will typically take 42 months to complete. The programme comprises a total of 27 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.
The course comprises:
- 6 lectures per module (twice a week);
- 3-hour lectures (evening);
- 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.
Module Intake Dates
Reading for the entire Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Human Resources Management as presented in this brochure costs $9,900.*
The cost for the different exit points is as follows:
Certificate in Business Management : $2,200
Diploma in Business Management: $4,400
Higher Diploma in Business Management: $6,600
Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***
*Prices are applicable to students who reside in the UAE at the time of applying.