Human resource managers are required in all firms and institutions. They are known to be primarily responsible for recruitment and the welfare of employees or staff. There is a management and business side to human resource management which our program exposes you to. The program is designed to train you to become professional human resource managers who employ the strategies and principles of the profession in their workplaces. We focus on training you to have an eye for talent and being able to pay attention to detail.
Modules and courses
Mode of course delivery
The programme is offered through distance education, a learning oriented system allowing greater flexibility in learning while students continue with their regular professional work. The programme is offered in a mixed mode format. The approach uses print and electronic media in order to be responsive to the needs of the learner and also maximize the use of technology in course delivery.
At the heart of the programme is excellent online learning materials developed by capable and competent resource persons from KNUST and other recognized institutions.
Academic Support Systems/Services
Limited face-to-face facilitated sessions are provided at all the Learning Centres. These sessions are supported by print and electronic materials, and local learning facilitators who also support and direct students as they work through the resources provided.
The Centres provide learning support to students living in different parts of the country, thus reducing travel expenses.
Head of department
Dr. Hannah Vivian Osei
Entry Requirements: HND or its equivalent in business-related areas such as Accounting, Secretarial, Management, Purchasing and Supply, Marketing, etc. Options available are:
- Human Resource Management
- Banking and Finance
- Hospitality Management
- Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Graduates from the program go on to work in private and public sector institutions. Our graduates can find work in any sector of the economy where their skills are required.