About Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences
Wittenborg mission is:
To promote excellence in teaching and learning international business and management, as well as to create the best environment for students and staff, where internationalization, diversity and ethics lay the foundations of successfully applied, research-informed global learning.
With the main campus based in Apeldoorn, Wittenborg University introduces students to organizations in the local area and region, enhancing the region’s economy, cultural and social climate. The Amsterdam location enables, Wittenborg University to support international entrepreneurs coming to the Netherlands, with a tailored, entrepreneurial bachelor’s program. Enter Wittenborg and you enter a highly motivated and results-driven organization operating in a diverse and multicultural environment, in which more than 100 nationalities work, study, innovate and socialize together. Wittenborg believes that learning should be an enjoyable process that allows you to develop your goals and aspirations, and provides you with the constant support and the required study pressure to achieve those targets.
Wittenborg graduates are world citizens; they nurture respect and have a sense of achievement. They have developed ambition and pride themselves in excellence. They are the greatest ambassadors of Wittenborg.
This exciting MSc, Master of Business Management, specialized in Human Resource Management, challenges students to study at a high academic standard, combining case studies and research. However the degree program also has a real practical approach in its design – through project weeks, professional enquiry and a module of professional based learning in which students complete a short work placement often linked directly to their final project.
The program offers a combination master of business administration subjects and broader modules in economics and management. Through modules looking at global economics and strategic management, globalization, society & culture students the program will enable students to further develop their deeper knowledge of business management and administration.
The specialization in Human Resource Management specifically looks at the relationship of human resource management from a strategic perspective, and in combination with the concept that leadership plays and important role.
The HRM specialization shows a clear link between organizational change, company development and the nurturing, management and embedding of international talent.
In recent years, the business community has come to recognize that success depends upon careful Human Resource Management (HRM), which is a strategic and comprehensive approach to the systematic management of people and the workplace culture and environment. Every manager is confronted with the challenge to keep staff members motivated, involved and productive, despite any changes that might be taking place.
Graduating from a highly international institute such as Wittenborg University, that places high emphasis on a combination of academic research and company and professional exposure means that the career prospects of graduates from the Master of Business Management, specialized in Human Resource Management are multiple and global.
Often WUAS graduates aspire to continue their studies, with a DBA or a PhD research degree, however many students move directly into business, sometimes as a result of their work placement, and their final project which is often company-based.
Examples of companies where alumni work range from leading global companies in banking, consultancy and insurance to more local specialized companies, NGO’s or government agencies in the Netherlands or elsewhere in Western Europe.
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