Human Resources & Labor Management


Subject Area Human Resources and Labor Management
Professional Certifications Professional Human Resources (PHR)
Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
Course Mode Full Time
Course Duration 4 Years (3 trimesters / year)
Course Location American International University, West Africa, The Gambia
Intakes January, May & September

Human Resources and Labor Management (HRLM) is a multidisciplinary course that pulls comprehensively from business strategy, Law, psychology, economics, accounting and sociology. As an HRLM major, you will choose from a wide range of courses; modifying your studies to fit your interests and career objectives. You will develop a concrete groundwork of knowledge and practical skills, learning from authorities in small, interactive classroom environments.

The ultimate goal of the program is to meet the evolving global needs through teaching, research, and services. At CMIT, AIUWA, we combine an understanding of theory with the practical skills necessary to apply knowledge to businesses, industries, financial or government environment. We integrate professional curriculum to all general education curriculum thereby making all our students work-ready after graduation. This integration and the quality of our lecturers distinguish our courses from other degrees in Human Resources management.

Students are exposed to up to date software, real-time databases and state-of-the-art research tools used in the industry. Opportunities for overseas study trips and internship programmes exist.

Minimum Entry Qualification for Bachelor’s Degree Programme

Qualifications Academic Requirements
West Africa Examination Council. O level. Five credits in relevant subjects (Mathematics and English compulsory)
Course/lab work assessment and written examination.

In the world of computing technology, qualified graduates with the appropriate skills and aptitude are high in demand and can work in any sphere of organizations and firms. Our graduates are qualified to pursue the following positions:

Professional Certifications

Professional Human Resources (PHR)
Year 1

  • Writing and Communication Skills
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Basic Accounting Processes and Systems
  • Business Law
  • Basic Computer Application
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Psychology & Sociology
  • Introduction to Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
  • Nigerian Business Environment
  • Computer Application and Management Information System
  • Government and Nigerian Legal System
  • Introduction to Management
  • Philosophy of the Brain, Mind and World
  • Introduction to Political Theory
  • Introduction to Public Policy
  • Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking

Year 2

  • Strategic and Operations Management
  • Business Communication and Research Methodology
  • Applied Mathematics for Social Science
  • Basic Financial Modeling
  • Business Administration
  • Advanced Economics
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Training Development
  • Public Administration
  • Manpower Planning
  • Comparative Management and Administration
  • Corporate Law
  • Industry and Labor Economics
  • Philosophy of Life and Death

Year 3

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning
  • Organizational Behavior and Performance
  • Insurance and Pension Management
  • Advance Human Resources Management I
  • Law and Politics in Africa
  • Philosophy in Religion
  • Democratic Theory
  • Corporate Administration
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business and Social Responsibility
  • Economic Development of RegionS (US, UK, Asia and Africa)
  • Operations Research
  • Philosophy of Mathematics
  • Topics in Investment Funding

Year 4

  • Research project
  • Industrial Attachment
  • Business Strategy
  • Nigerian Labor Law
  • Advanced Industrial Relations
  • Advanced Human Resources Management II
  • Labor Market Analysis
  • Nationalism, Republicanism & Cosmopolitanism
  • Political Economy of Africa Development
  • Philosophy of Psychology

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