HR Training Courses - What is HR?
The MSc in Financial Management is a postgraduate degree course tailored to highly self-motivated professionals who are looking for a more advanced financial education in relation to key management issues.
The role of the HR employee includes all factors involved with the successful, smooth running of a business or company. This degree course is studied over a one year time period when taken full time.
Successful candidates who gain their human resources qualifications can expect to encounter increased career prospects including:
• opportunities that may be available with major investment banks
• investment management
• financial research
• corporate finance, and
• financial consultancy that will require expertise in financial areas as well as a high level of HR training
HR courses are taught at a large number of highly respected UK universities who employ top professionals within their advisory teams. For your HR qualifications you will also have the option of completing internships as a part of your studies. This will enable you to carry out thesis works - possibly in some of the top financial institutions. There are also a large number of human resources courses available for study at undergraduate levels.
MSc HR Financial Management Syllabus
The Financial Management module will provide you with a complex understanding of financial theory and practice methods and cover all areas of financial markets and institutions that make up a vital part of your human resources management training. The module will go on to cover the syllabus of The Chartered Financial Analyst, Level 1.
You will also gain practical experience regarding the key concepts and skills of management and the skills to understand and produce analytical research in finance.
Most universities will also provide you with:
• access to the newest international databases of financial information and market information
• specialist statistical and database tools needed to pursue your own research and analysis,
• and access to student resources on their websites
MSc Human Resources Modules of Study
The modules covered in the MSc HR syllabus will look into seven key areas. Financial Management itself is the first key area of study. This will be followed by:
• International Corporate Finance
• Financial Markets, their regulations and ethics
• Statistical Analysis for Finance
• Research Methods for Finance
• Valuation, and finally
• Financial Modelling and Programming
You will have to take these seven compulsory modules as part of their HR qualifications and each area will be studied in extreme depth. You will also be required to take a set of six compulsory management modules which are:
• Organisational Behaviour
• Personal Development, and
• Strategic Management
Finally, the degree will also include four financial elective modules, relevant to human resources training and chosen from a wide range of options regarding human resources management.
Entry requirements for the HR training course will include a:
• 1st or 2nd class UK honours degree
• equivalent bachelor’s degree, or alternatively
• a recognised professional qualification such as CIMA
You should also have five years relevant work experience completed. A high level of numeracy is vital for success and, in some instances; you may be tested before you are accepted onto this course.
Assessment for the course modules will combine coursework, a written assessment and a written exam as well as a dissertation. You are urged to take a look at past papers of the exam to ensure success on the day. These can usually be obtained from your course provider or through their website. A score of 50 per cent or more is required to pass the course of which 40 per cent is attributed to the exam itself.