About the program

Human Resources Management (HRM) has become an important component of success in almost all organizations (public, private and non-profit). It is an interdisciplinary study program involving human resources, social science, business and communication. 

The Human Resources Management major at UNILAK is set to provide students with tangible skills meant to enhance their leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills; thereby enabling them to oversee employment of personnel. All the courses provided are specifically designed to equip students with skills and knowledge pertaining to staffing, maintaining a strong workforce, compensation and benefits, organizational development, training and career development, handling employee relations, drafting contracts, negotiating salaries, mediating personnel conflicts, and employment law.

Degree awarded

Successful completion of this program leads to the award of Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resources Management.

Duration of the program

The duration for the Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management is 3 years for full-time students.

Graduates career prospects

 Graduates with bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management are exposed to the vast array of careers opportunities in small or large organizations within almost any industry. Some of the most common job titles in the field include: Human resources manager,
Human resources assistant, Human resources specialist, Human resources director, General manager, Labor relations manager, Employee relations manager, employment and placement manager, Benefits manager/specialist, Payroll officer/manager, Compensation and benefits analyst/officer/specialist/manager, Training and development manager/specialist, Corporate recruiter/recruiting manager, Corporate trainer, Customer service representative, Human resources representative, among other possibilities. It should be made clear that a human resources degree can eventually lead to a top managerial or executive position.