The Master in Human Resources Management offers you a 360-degree view of human resource management. With 23 editions and more than 1,000 trained professionals, the master's degree provides you with the strategic vision and the necessary knowledge to carry out the function of direction, management and consulting in the field of HR.
The Master in Human Resources Management will train you in the key skills to implement a strategic HR plan and consolidate your leadership position in the direction and management of HR in an organization.
Through the most innovative techniques and the analysis of complex situations, you will specialize in the management and direction of Human Capital. Throughout the program you will be trained in the psychology of organizations (motivation, leadership, climate), in HR programs and policies (selection, performance, training) and in the different scenarios of Labor Relations (negotiation, conflict, risk). You will also learn to manage HR to bring it closer to business reality, adding value to organizations both in terms of results and employee well-being.
All of this is taught by specialist professors who work as HR managers or consultants and who provide a practical and up-to-date approach.
The Master in Human Resources Management is endorsed by Pompeu Fabra University, the 1st Spanish university and the 15th best university in the world (of those with less than 50 years), according to the Times Higher Education ranking. In addition, UPF Barcelona School of Management has EQUIS accreditation, the most prestigious institutional recognition for business schools globally.
After 20 courses, this master's degree in human resources management has been recognized by the Eduniversal ranking as the 4th best master's degree in HR in Spain and among the 50 best in the world in this speciality.
You will study in one of the leading masters in human resources in the sector and be able to undertake professional internships at leading companies such as Allianz, Bacardi, Danone, Foot Locker, Ikea, Mattel, Doctors without Borders, NH Hotels, Oysho or Telefónica, among others.
The contents of this master in human resources are taught by professional experts in the sector, who guarantee a faithful focus on the workplace reality of the moment.
More than 1,000 professionals can attest to the strength and reputation of this master which will open up exciting job opportunities for you. Companies will not only value your qualification, but they probably have or have had professionals who also took it.
You will have an excellent opportunity to network and detect job opportunities thanks to interaction with colleagues and renowned professors and speakers from the field of Human Resources.
Study at a school accredited by EQUIS, an international distinction that guarantees the quality of our institution and makes us the 1st school of management linked to a public university with this accreditation in our country.
This master's degree in human resources management from the UPF-BSM business school is aimed at university graduates and professionals who already have experience in HR. On it you will gain access to aspects such as motivation, assertive leadership, people management, or emotional intelligence and in personnel policy techniques such as selection, training, prevention of occupational risks, and compensation, while you learn to evaluate performance and employee satisfaction with their jobs.
The Master in Human Resources Management is made up of 3 modules that are carried out during 2 academic years.
Module I corresponds to the Postgraduate Course in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations and modules II and III focus on Selection, Evaluation and Preservation of Human Potential (first term) and on Training and Development of Human Capital (second term).
The program consists of lectures, conferences, analysis of practical cases, group and individual work, exams, and the development of the Master's Final Project, which is a final thesis in which an applied HR project will be developed to highlight the acquired knowledge.
The Master's Final Project consists of the analysis of a company in relation to its HR policies. Based on the above, work is done on a topic related to the program and one or more of its subjects.
The student has the support of a mentor for the completion of the work and an evaluation committee that validates it, once it is finished.
The Master in Human Resources Management also includes the possibility of participating in practical activities and activities for personal and professional growth such as:
Once you have passed the program, you will obtain an electronic degree (e-Título) for Máster de Formación Permanente en Dirección y Gestión de Personas en las Organizaciones issued by the Pompeu Fabra University.
The e-Título is an authentic digital degree, issued in pdf format and electronically signed, with the same legal validity as if it were in paper format.
The contents are taught by professional experts in the sector, who guarantee a faithful focus on the current workplace reality.
Starting from prior texts and cases provided for each session, the speakers develop a conceptual basis and, through the case method, convey their thoughts and management experiences as a source of knowledge for the participants.
The contents are taught by professional experts in the HR sector, who guarantee a faithful focus on the working reality of the moment.
You will acquire knowledge in a practical way, studying, analysing, and debating practical cases from real companies.
You will learn using techniques such as contrasting ideas, simulations, role-playing games, and work presentations, among others.
We will assign you a mentor according to the characteristics of your Project. The mentor will act as a guide and challenge your thinking and ideas. They will also help you identify teachers, projects, companies, and reference activities in HR with which to contrast and enrich your project.
In order to pass the Master in Human Resources Management, you must successfully present the established work in front of the Program Management and the other participants. In addition, there will be continuous evaluation through questionnaires at the end of the subjects that allows the learning progress of the participants to be checked.
As it is an on-campus program, a minimum attendance of 80% of the total established teaching time is mandatory.
Master's Final Project: the program includes an individual project that is worked on throughout the course. The project:
The On-Campus&Live methodology allows you to follow the program in person and also remotely.
In this modality, two stable subgroups are opened that will coexist throughout the course: one face-to-face and the other with 100% remote students. The remote students (a maximum of 15 places per course) will follow the program in a synchronous way with the face-to-face students. That is, they will share the same school calendar and schedule as the face-to-face students.
Project-oriented learning and the combination of lectures and active methodologies such as case studies, flipped learning, solving real problems, and professional simulations allow the student to connect theory and practice, acquire advanced skills, and achieve learning which is transferable to the job. The face-to-face modality is enriched with elements of online programs (virtual learning environment, multimedia resources, among others) so that the learning experience of the two subgroups is equally satisfactory.
You will have:
You will be trained as an HR expert and will acquire the appropriate knowledge to obtain a 360-degree vision: Talent Asquisition, Strategic People Management, Talent Management, Leadership, Sustainability in the People area, Change Management, Employer Branding, People Analytics, Gamification, Design Thinking, Digital Mindset, International HR Mobility, Coaching and Mentoring, Diversity and Inclusion and Employe Experience, among others.
Our experts have designed a study plan that will allow you to develop the skills, habits and intuitions necessary for your professional development in the Human Resources area. You will learn from recognized professionals in the sector with a practical approach, which guarantees a faithful focus on the workplace reality of the moment. The program also includes conferences in which you will have opportunities to network with renowned speakers from the field of HR.
At the end of the master's you will find interesting job opportunities, as companies will not only value your qualification, but they probably have or have had professionals who also studied the same course.
You will be trained with students from different national and international backgrounds, which will allow you to grow not only academically, but also culturally and personally.
Our students come from various academic and professional backgrounds. This contributes to creating a multidisciplinary, collaborative and enriching spirit for all.
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Participantes de las principales titulaciones (RRLL, Psicología, ADE y Derecho)
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You will study in a leading master in the sector and be able to undertake professional internships in leading companies such as Allianz, Bacardí, Danone, Foot Locker, Ikea, Mattel, Doctors without Borders, NH Hotel Group, Oysho or Telefónica, among others.
More than 1,000 Human Resources professionals have been trained with us on this master in HR, meaning that interesting job opportunities will open up for you. Companies will not only value your qualification, but they probably have or have had professionals who took it with us.
You will be trained by recognized professionals in the sector using a practical approach, which guarantees a faithful focus on the workplace reality of the moment. The master also includes conferences in which you will have opportunities to network with renowned speakers from the field of HR.
The UPF Barcelona School of Management offers you different means of financing so that you can take any of our programs without worry. We offer you the opportunity to finance part of your program, either by rewarding your talent through scholarships, through grants from entities dedicated to promoting education or through collaboration agreements with financial entities.
If you are alumni of one of our Partner Universities, you are entitled to a discount of 10% on the UPF Barcelona School of Management Masters and postgraduate program tuition fees (those programs with more than 15 credits).
*Discount not compatible with other scholarships, discounts and reductions.
You can choose how to finance your studies by consulting our simulator.
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