Leadership and People Management, Master's Specialization

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Leadership and People Management specializes in the study and development of strategic and business-driven people management. This specialization focuses on both human resource management and first-line management.

The specialization examines strategic, business-driven perspectives on people management and factors that influence people’s actions. It is crucial to understand how human resources impact the success of a company. These studies focus on practices used to influence people at work. This specialization provides various perspectives on staff development.

For example, students can study the following themes in the specialization:
•    strategic human resource management
•    employee experience and employer branding
•    management of diversity
•    successful managerial work
•    perspectives on leadership

Leadership and People Management is a perfect specialization for HR professionals and managers who want to expand or supplement their skill set. This specialization also suits students who are interested in the topic or changing their career, provided that the student learns the basics on their own.

This specialization prepares students for a variety of jobs that require an understanding of factors that influence people in working life and skills to analyze people’s actions regarding work. Such jobs include various human resource management (HR) jobs and managerial duties.

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Master's Specialization

Specialization is at the heart of Master's degree studies. Master's degree studies consist mostly of specialized studies and a thesis on a topic under the specialization. A student’s specialization also builds the home base for their professional development and networking.

Students choose their specialization out of the available options at the start of their programme.

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