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      • Welcome to the
      • People, Management & Organisations Division at Manchester Business School
      Postgraduate Open Day 25 November 2009
    • Manchester Business School Some statistics
      • Some 250 academic staff (and 67 Researchers in 10 Research Centres)
      • More than 1500 undergraduate students
      • Some 1800 postgraduate students on campus (MSc, MRes, MPhil, PhD, MBA)
      • 4,000 blended learning students
    • Manchester Business School
      • Over 20 MSc/MBus courses – in all Business and Management subjects
      • Intended as leading to careers in management and consultancy in public and private sectors
      • Also training for Doctoral Study in MBS or elsewhere
    • Manchester Business School Research
      • MBS is the UK’s leading centre for business research according to the RAE 2008
      • Annual income from research grants and contracts: more than £7 million
      • Research covers the spectrum from “blue sky” to very applied
    • Examples of MBS Research Centres
      • There are nearly 20 research centres and groups in MBS
      • In PMO Division, we have:
      • Centre for Equality and Diversity at Work
      • European Work and Employment Research Centre (EWERC)
      • Fairness at Work Research Group
    • Careers
      • Access to University of Manchester Careers Service (finest in the UK)
      • Bespoke careers support for MBS Specialist Masters students by the MBS Careers Liaison team
        • www.careers.manchester.ac.uk/events
    • People Management and Organisations Division
      • MSc Chinese and Business Management
      • MBus Global Business Analysis
      • MSc Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations
      • MSc International Human Resource Management & Comparative Industrial Relations
      • MSc Organisational / Managerial Psychology
    • MSc Chinese Business and Management
      • A multi-disciplinary taught course focusing on business and management in the Chinese context. Including, for example, Chinese-owned and foreign-owned businesses operating in China, and Chinese multinational firms operating outside China.
      • Examines in depth a wide range of issues related to Chinese business and management and its cultural and institutional environment.
      • Takes a comparative and international approach to the study of Chinese business and management issues, allowing China to be studied in a global context not in isolation.
    • MSc Chinese Business and Management
      • Opportunity to study Mandarin
      • Delivered by academic members of staff who have internationally renowned expertise on Chinese business and management, politics and cultural studies.
      • Aimed at graduates who wish to pursue a career in multinational firms that have or are developing business relationships with China or Chinese multinational firms. Also for government officials, NGOs workers and those who have work experience in (multinational) firms that have business relationships with China, to deepen their knowledge of China.
    • MSc HRM & Industrial Relations MSc International HRM & Comparative Industrial Relations
      • Group Structure
      • MSc HRM&IR and MSc IHRM&CIR located in HRMERL
      • Six Professors and approximately 13 teaching staff in total
      • European Work and Employment Research Centre and the Centre for Fairness at Work
      • Major research themes
      • Comparative employment systems
      • Fair treatment at work
      • HRM in health services
      • Comparative Industrial Relations
      • Participation
      HRM, Employment Relations and Law Subject Area Group
    • MSc HRM & Industrial Relations MSc International HRM & Comparative Industrial Relations
      • Course Objectives
      • To provide a basic theoretical foundation for the study of industrial relations and human resource management , as well as a more contemporary analysis of changing employment practices.
      • The MSc Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations traces developments in the employment relationship in the UK and comparatively, whereas the MSc International Human Resource Management and Comparative Industrial Relations examines international developments in human resource management and industrial relations
      • To give students a grounding in research methods , including techniques of data collection and analysis, so that they can apply those methods appropriately either in the business world or in academic-based research.
      • To equip students with competencies in various practical key skills that are required in their future careers and are sought after by employing organisations.
      • To provide a strong platform for subsequent doctoral work and research
      • The two courses are accredited by the CIPD and offer graduate member level
    • MSc HRM & Industrial Relations
      • Semester 1 (15 credits per unit)
      • HRM: Strategy & Practice
      • HRM: Context & Organisations
      • Employment Policy and Practice
      • Research Methods for Organisations
      • Semester 2 (15 credits per unit)
      • MNCs and Comparative Employment Systems
      • Employment Law
      • Industrial Relations
      • Dissertation over the summer
      • One option in first or second semester
      Core Course units (this may change slightly in 2010-2011)
    • MSc International HRM & Comparative Industrial Relations
      • Semester 1 (15 credits per unit)
      • *HRM: Strategy & Practice
      • *Comparative IR
      • *Research Methods for Organisations
      • One of the following options:
      • *HRM: Context & Organisation
      • International Management
      • * Compulsory for CIPD recognition
      • Semester 2 (15 credits per unit)
      • *MNCs and Comparative Employment Systems
      • *International HRM
      • *International Labour Law and Regulation
      • One of the following options :
      • *Management of International Organisational Change
      • Organisational Development
      • Dissertation over the summer
      Course units (this may change slightly in 2010-11)
    • MSc HRM and Industrial Relations MSc International HRM and Comparative Industrial Relations
      • Graduates from the course have gone on to a wide variety of careers and further study, mostly, but not exclusively, in related fields. These include HR consultancy at PwC, HR roles at the United Nations, Nestlé, Northern Foods, L’Oréal, the NHS, Scottish Power, Grant Thornton Accountants, local government, Co-operative Insurance, British Medical Association, employment law consultancy and lecturing/research.
      • Aims of the course
      • To provide psychology graduates who are intending to become Chartered Occupational Psychologists with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required by the Division of Occupational Psychology of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
      • To provide a strong theoretical grounding in the all of the relevant areas of occupational psychology.
      • To provide training in research methodology that will enable students to pursue high quality research, whether in postgraduate studies or in a business context
      • To equip you with competencies in various key skills required in your future careers and are sought after by employing organisations.
      • To provide a strong platform for subsequent doctoral work
      MSc Organisational Psychology MSc Managerial Psychology
      • Course Structure
      • The course is studied over 12 months full time or 24 months part-time; two taught semesters followed by the dissertation
      • Each course unit is worth 15 credits, and the taught component is worth 120 credits in total. The dissertation is worth 60 credits.
      • Modules
      • Research Methods
      • Selection & Assessment in Organisations
      • Behavioural Change in Organisations
      • Individual & Work Environment
      • Organisations & People
      • Training & Personal Development
      • Level A & B
      MSc Organisational Psychology MSc Managerial Psychology
    • MSc Organisational Psychology MSc Managerial Psychology
      • Examples of recent dissertation topics:
      • Job control and job stress in blue and white collar workers
      • Barriers to career progression experienced by part-time workers
      • Bullying in the workplace
      • The impact of mergers on the psychological contract
      • Role of Acquisition Justice in Mergers and Acquisitions
      • How Dyslexic People Respond to the Selection Procedure
      • Leadership & Emotional Intelligence
      • Organisational Change
    • MSc Organisational Psychology MSc Managerial Psychology
      • Special Features:
      • Research methods course units are delivered by national and international level experts in the respective areas. Research is usually carried out in consultancy firms or specialist sections of large organisations.  
      • All elements of the course allow for interdisciplinary training and interaction
      • The provision of training and assessment to enable students to attain Level A and B certificates of competence in psychological testing during the course of their MSc (to our knowledge we are unique in offering Level A & B)
      • The range of experience provided by guest speakers from both industry and academia
      • The only difference between the two degrees is in the entry requirement (OP requires GBR). They run as one course and the student experience is the same
      • Graduates are employed as internal consultants in large commercial and industrial organisations, in HR departments, in the Police, NHS and as management consultants.
    • MBus Global Business Analysis
      • Benefits of the client-facing project
      • Following completion of semester two, you may undertake a client-based project with an external organisation.
      • The project, although unpaid, provides you with the opportunity to apply your learning to real business problems, gain valuable work experience and create networking opportunities.
    • Course Outline
      • Semester 1: Core Modules
      • Semester 2: Option Modules
      • Semester 3: Summer Project Period
    • Client-facing project
      • Introduction
      • Assessed Client-facing project Dissertation/Report
      • Supervisors
      • Supervisors’ role
      • Your responsibility
    • Procedure for securing a client-facing project
      • Placement Officer
      • Arrange interviews
      • First appropriate offer
      • Language tuition
      • Arbitrator (Course Director)
      • Project eligibility
    • Examples of past projects
      • Unilever- A competitive Analysis of Petrochemical industry in Middle East/ China
      • Unilever – The impact of energy management in China on downstream customers
      • Accenture – Outsourcing a Pensions Print and Dispatch Unit/ An analysis of the processes and systems used by the Human Resource Services
      • Dissertation- An analysis of Westerns Firms Off shore strategies of production to Asia to cut Costs
    • Any questions?
      • For more information visit:
      • www.mbs.ac.uk