AZERBAIJAN STATE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS

    DEPARTMENT: MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

 PROGRAM: MBA

SPECIALIZATION: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT

Objective:

Human resources management teaches the application of management and economic principles to human capital in competitive global markets. The specialization prioritizes utilization of human capital in product and service sectors.  Magistrates will master the principles of demand and supply in labor markets, employment costs, future labor costs, labor substitutes and other concepts to help make efficient decisions in human resource management. Employee reward systems and rational performance measures are covered in this specialization. Human resources stream explains the principles of information flow within the framework of management science and production industries.

 

MBA program length and location:

Human resources management specialization of the MBA program lasts for 4 semesters within 2 academic years.

The course requirement is 10 core courses (60 credits), 4 electives (24 credits) and a capstone project (12 credits), total 96 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.

Converted to US credit system the course requirement is 10 core courses (30 credits), 4 electives (12 credits) and a capstone project (6 credits), 48 credits in total.

Courses are taught in fall, spring and summer semesters two times a week. University is located in Istiglaliyyat Street 6, AZ1001, Baku Azerbaijan. Contacts: e-mail: mba@asue.edu.az, tel/fax + (99412) 497 62 67

Admission requirements to the program:

Baccalaureates having a minimum of 2 years of work experience with different backgrounds (economics, commerce, mathematics, engineering, medicine etc.) are eligible to join the MBA program. Eligible international students are accepted to the program based on a contract signed between both parties (university and potential student). Local students are required to pass a uniform state attestation exam before applying to the MBA program. Potential students are required to provide a proof of English language skills along with academic eligibility.

Advantages of teaching methods in the MBA program:

The MBA program seeks to improve students for their leadership skills, prepare them to master systematic knowledge, capabilities and management skills, enhance their professional competence, investigate complex business information, learn analytical thinking and decision-making skills, nourish student’s entrepreneurial mind, teach them business ethics, presentation and time management skills. This program prepares students to occupy top positions in organizations with different cultures. Case studies, presentations, time management skills, group/individual projects, and business games along with theoretical approach complement a rigorous program. The program also aims at teaching students with change management skills peculiar to non-government, not-for-profit and commercial organizations along with proactive thinking style to project scenarios in a regulatory environment. Students will be graded through midterm, class attendance, participation, home works, and final examinations.

 

Lecturers/Professors of the MBA Program:

Along with full time faculty members of the Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) the MBA program benefits from scientific and practical potential of professors and lecturers with top academic and managerial background whether in public, government, or private. The program also invites academicians from high ranked universities around the globe and takes advantage of their scientific knowledge and practical potential.

 

Diploma:

Magistrates who maintain excellent, good, or satisfactory academic standing and graduate from the MBA program receive their MBA degree with all the rights and privileges related to this degree.

 

Human resource management courses:

First semester:

 

SMO 652                    Leadership and Organizational Behaviour

MGTSC 501               Statistics for Business and Economics

ECON 503                 Managerial Economics

ACCTG 503               Financial Accounting (F3)

 

Second semester:

SMO 502                    Strategy, Organization and Innovation

FIN 502                      Corporate Finance

MARK 502                Marketing Strategy

ACCTG 502               Management Accounting (F2)

 

Third semester:

OM 502                      Operations Management

BLAW 642                Business Law (F4)

 

Forth semester – 4 major electives

HRM 600                   Work and Organization

HRM 620                   Recruitment, Selection and Organizational Learning

HRM 632                   Training and Development

HRM 601                   Emloyee Performance Managment

HRM 642                   Reward Management

HRM 605                   Human Resource Management

HRM 603                   Research Methods in Human Resource Management

HRM 602                   International Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

HRM 634                   Technology and Global Competition

BLAW 631                Legal Aspects of Management

RES 620                     Research Methods in desicion making

MIS 521                     Management Information Systems

 

Capstone – Topics related to Human Resources Management

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