Master of Human Resource Management

A program in collaboration with OTHM and Horizons University.

  • Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Ofqual UK.Gov Awarding Body OTHM.
  • Master of Arts in Human Resource Management and Talent Development from Horizons University (HU). 

Distinction

Schweizer Institut für Hochschulbildung in Management and Innovation (MI Swiss) is the International Institute of SIMI Swiss. When participating in the program coordinated by MI Swiss with partner universities, students receive the following advantages:

85% Tuition Saving

Studying Swiss programs as an official SIMI Swiss student at a reduced tuition rate, while maintaining the same high standard and quality.

Dual Qualifications

As the programs are accredited and recognized across various educational systems, students after graduation receive dual qualifications from OTHM and HU.

Academic Support System

Students receive academic, English language support and academic mentoring through an exclusive support system from local science partners.

Flexible Learning Model

Live Class with SIMI Swiss's Lecturers, optimizing studying process for busy individuals.

Program in details

01 Introduction

Human resource management is a vital aspect of every business, particularly evident in companies with large workforces or global operations. Directors and HR specialists play a pivotal role beyond administrative tasks, strategically contributing to talent acquisition, training, development, and retention to advance organizational objectives.

 

In addition to their specialized HR knowledge, these professionals must also possess a fundamental understanding of organizational dynamics, critical thinking skills, and effective leadership capabilities to effectively collaborate with the executive board and contribute to decision-making processes.

 

Through the MI Swiss Institute for International Cooperation, learners can participate in original programs and receive exclusive study support from SIMI Swiss, while also earning qualifications from Horizons University and the Ofqual UK.Gov Awarding Body OTHM. This model helps students save up to 85% of tuition compared to the original cost when not getting a qualification directly from SIMI Swiss.

02 Program Details

The program consists of 6 modules and a Master's Dissertation, totaling 180 UK/90 ECTS Credits, lasting a minimum of 1.5 years.

Mandatory modules:

After each module, learners will take an ending exam. The end-of-module exams are application-oriented essays to help learners review knowledge, apply knowledge in the workplace, and improve the practical environment.

Master’s Dissertation stage (60 UK/30 ECTS Credits):
    • Dissertation
    • Defend Dissertation
Graduating from the program, the learner could:
    • Able to apply knowledge, dialectical mindset, independent reasoning, and develop knowledge into management practice.
    • Apply the world’s management experience to your business and adjust accordingly.
    • Communicate effectively in a business environment.
    • Able to plan strategies, implement strategies and effectively operate functions in the business.
    • Build businesses with a sustainable and ethical vision.
Teaching and learning strategies:

The program's central training philosophy starts with understanding the theory and case studies currently applied in world enterprises and then applies the learned knowledge to the enterprises themselves and the learners’ business environment. In addition to the practical knowledge, the program also equips the necessary skills for a business leader and manager in the volatile and risky global business context.

The program is Learner-centered and focuses on solving learners’ problems:

The Learner-centered training method will focus on solving learners’ problems through background knowledge and case studies that are applied in successful businesses worldwide. Through each module, learners will step by step solve management problems that they face every day with the guidance of the theoretical system, the practice system, expert lecturers and local teaching assistants.

03 Admission

In addition to the entry requirements, candidates applying to the program are also assessed for their suitability by the admissions committee before joining the program to ensure that they can acquire and benefit from the program.

Entry requirements:

To enroll this program, learners must possess one of the criteria below:

 

    • A Bachelor’s qualification in Majors from accredited universities; 
    • Or a Level 6 EQF diploma or equivalent. Level 6 Diploma must be from organizations that are authorized to issue qualifications and have been accredited.
English requirements:

If a learner is not from a predominantly English-speaking country, proof of English language proficiency must be provided.

 

    • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 or equivalent;
    • Or A minimum TOEFL score of 101 or IELTS 6.5; Reading and Writing must be at 6.5 or equivalent.

Please note:

  1. SIMI and MI Swiss reserve the right to make admissions decisions based on the requirements of recognized agencies and the global quotas of the program.
  2. SIMI and MI Swiss does not accept entry qualifications from counterfeit universities, Diploma Mills, or universities accredited by unreliable accreditation agencies.

04 Learning method

MI Swiss functions as an International Cooperation Institute of the Swiss Information and Management Institute (SIMI Swiss), established with the aim of providing learners with more opportunities to participate in Swiss programs in the context that SIMI Swiss's tuition subsidy programs have reached their maximum quota.

 

MI Swiss implements SIMI Swiss programs, but learners will receive their qualifications from university partners, allowing students to save on tuition fees while still accessing Swiss-Made academic programs at a more affordable cost

 

With the goal of providing an effective learning experience and adapting to the global educational landscape, programs at SIMI Swiss apply a Hybrid learning model (combining Live classes and online local tutors), helping to optimize learning efficiency for busy working people.

 

The video provides learners with a direct and comprehensive overview of enrolling in online classes at SIMI Swiss: CLICK HERE.

Supporting Systems:

We understand that pursuing a postgraduate accredited program can be both exciting and challenging, especially for busy adult learners. To assist in overcoming challenges, we’ve developed the SIMI Swiss Supporting Systems, designed to help navigate any difficulties during learners studies.

 

For a comprehensive overview of our support, please watch our informative videos for assistance at every step of your academic journey: CLICK HERE.


Effective SIMI Pedagogy:

At SIMI, we pay special attention to the effectiveness of our programs. As for our exclusive teaching method specifically designed for busy learners, we strongly believe that this method will allow learners to seamlessly integrate foundational theory and professional knowledge into the context of real life and career.

 

The following video will help you understand this method more deeply: CLICK HERE.

05 Transition from another program

In collaboration with APEL.Q (Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning for Qualifications), the world's first experience-to-credit and diploma conversion system, students who are in the middle of studying in a peer-level program can can be considered for transfer to MI Swiss and partner university programs to save time and costs.

Candidate benefits:
    • Learners do not have to retake the subjects they have learned if the subjects have the same or similar Learning Outcome of the subjects that MI Swiss is implementing.
    • Reduced fees based on the number of transferable credits.
    • Reduced study and graduation time corresponding to transferable credits.
Applicable objects:
    • Students studying in other programs wish to transfer results to programs of MI Swiss and partner universities.
    • Students have graduated from an equivalent program who wish to save time and money to earn a qualification in another major.
Admission and Transfer Principles:
    • The program being accepted must be equivalent and within the same field of study.
    • Courses previously completed (with transcripts, results, or proof of study) must fully or partially correspond to the courses in the MI Swiss program and its partner university.
    • MI Swiss and its partner university reserve the right to determine (1) the number of credits to be transferred, (2) the fees to be reduced, and (3) the potential shortening of the program duration.
    • MI Swiss does not accept students from fraudulent universities.

Accreditation

06 Accreditation of Horizons University

About Horizons University, France:

 

    • Approved and recognized for undergraduate and postgraduate training activities by the French Ministry of Education;
    • Recognized training activities in France and abroad by the Paris professional training department;
    • Achieved the French Qualiopi quality education certificate;
    • Program accreditation by Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP);
    • Program accreditation by the European Council for Business Education (ECBE). ECBE is a member of ENQA;
    • A member of the Federation for Education in Europe (FEDE).

Guidelines of how to check the accreditation of Horizons University: CLICK HERE

 

Reference: Why is Horizons University Unique? CLICK HERE

 

Please note: In France, there are two diploma systems: the National Diplomas and the University Diplomas. National Diplomas are national diploma system granted by the French Ministry of Education through national exams and studying French national curriculum in French. University Diplomas are diploma system granted by universities through examinations organized by the universities, along with evaluation from independent internal and external accreditation systems.

 

Horizons University's Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral qualifications belong to the University Diplomas system.

07 Accreditation of OTHM

The program is accredited at the national level in the United Kingdom, recognized as equivalent to all education systems in the UK. Upon graduation, students receive a diploma that is part of the UK National Qualifications Framework, accredited and recognized by the Ofqual UK.Gov Awarding Body.

 

    • See more information of the recognition at institutional level by the UK education authority Ofqual (UK.Gov) HERE.
    • See more information about the accreditation and recognition of Level UK HERE.
    • OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management is accredited with the Ofqual UK.Gov code 603/5897/X.

Guidelines of how to check the recognition of OTHM: CLICK HERE

Reference:
    • Video: Why is Level UK of the British government the optimal choice for learners and employers? CLICK HERE
    • Video: The meaning of Level System in the labor market in the context of global labor mobility: CLICK HERE
    • Video: The meaning of Level System in global diploma recognition: CLICK HERE
Recognition of RQF Level 7 equivalent to a Master’s qualification in the United States:

Please note: The information and images here are for reference purposes only regarding the recognition of OTHM’s RQF level 7 as equivalent to the Master’s level, and the information in the images may be related to another institution or organization, not under the ownership of SIMI Swiss and MI Swiss. SIMI Swiss and MI Swiss are not responsible for any inaccuracies arising from the information provided in the reference images.

08 Disclaimer

The Swiss Information and Management Institute (SIMI Swiss), MI Swiss along with our Partner Universities, Academic Partners, Local Supporting Partners, and Qualification Awarding Bodies (collectively referred to as the 'Parties' or 'We'), hereby state and affirm that:

 

    • The Parties expressly disclaim any guarantee of acceptance of a degree by a third party. The acceptance or rejection of a degree is contingent upon the discretion of the receiving entity.
    • The Parties explicitly disavow any guarantee pertaining to salary increments, promotions, new employment opportunities, or employment acceptance subsequent to graduation.
    • Although there exist regulations concerning cross-recognition and equivalence of qualifications, it is important to note that each country, organization, and entity retains the right to acknowledge and recognize its own degrees. The Parties do not assure automatic recognition of degrees during the diploma and certificate usage process, including the issuing of transcripts, by any of our members. Furthermore, the Parties do not assure or endorse the process of recognizing equivalent qualifications (if applicable).
    • The Parties do not assure or commit to facilitating opportunities for immigration, employment abroad, acquisition of work permits, teaching permits, or professional licenses in the UK, Europe, or any other country.
    • While the Parties extend maximum support, they do not guarantee 100% approval of student visas (in the case of full-time study) or Schengen visas (for attendance at the graduation ceremony in Europe) if learners do not meet the requirements of the host country and the competent authority responsible for immigration, relocation, and settlement in other countries.

Accreditation and Recognition of Horizons University, French

Source: UCAM Universidad Católica de Murcia

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