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Grenoble Ecole de Management

MSc International Human Resource Management and Organizational Development

The MSc in International Human Resource Management and Organizational Development combines theoretical knowledge with a strong technical and practical orientation to enable students to master key operational know-how and soft skills. Students will be able to apply this knowledge to decision-making in HR and organizational development within different geographical contexts. The program has an international focus, as an ever-increasing globalization of business impacts HRM. Program delivery relies on a mixture of pedagogical methods and techniques from traditional to interactive lectures, e-learning activities, readings, exercises, case studies, presentations, simulations, experimentations, individual and multicultural team-based work.

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Entry requirement: Bachelor or Licence level degree
Accreditation: AMBA, AACSB, EQUIS
Duration: 1 year + 12-months project
Location: Grenoble
Language: English
Selection: academic application + IELTS/TOEFL/TOEIC 

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2017-01-18

Analysis

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Participants:

  • Sabine LAURIA - HR Manager, Program Director MSc IHRM
  • 00:17

    The Pitch

    01:40

    Why study international HR management in France?

    03:26

    Do we have to take an entire year to complete the final project thesis? Can we go faster?

    05:02

    What specific traits are you looking for in candidates?

  • 06:40

    Studying HR management in France seems like it would give a very European and Wester approach. What about learning for Asian markets?

    08:53

    Is international experience in the field of HR required before applying?

    12:22

    What is the most important element you look for in a candidate’s application?

    14:04

    Do I need to speak French to do this program?

  • 15:31

    Three Words Max

    16:59

    What kinds of jobs can I expect to get with this diploma? Will it qualify me for C-suite positions in the future?

    19:08

    If I studied life sciences for my bachelor’s am I still eligible to apply?

    19:57

    I saw that accounting is a component in the program. I am terrible at accounting -- how much emphasis does the program put on this?

  • 21:28

    How many people apply to this master’s each year and how many do you accept?

    22:42

    Guest Change

    23:25

    I’m excited about the broad curriculum offered for the HR management program. Is there a focus placed on any specific area? Or is one thing particularly important?

    26:22

    Question for the student: What have you liked most about this program? And the least? Why?

  • 28:03

    What exactly is Change and Lean Management? Does it have anything to do with Sheryl Sandberg?

    29:33

    The Expert Question

    29:44

    The Expert Question: In today’s globalized world where companies become more and more transnational, what is the greatest challenge HR professionals face?

    32:27

    What kinds of topics are covered in the personal and professional development workshops?

  • 33:48

    Can you give me some examples of possible topics for the final project, please? I wasn’t really counting on doing a thesis for business-type master’s.

    35:38

    What are the serious games? The website mentions them like we should know what they are, but I’ve never heard of this.

    38:09

    How far does the alumni network reach around the world and do we have access to it as students?

    38:44

    Conclusion