HR Management
HR Management
HR Management

Luis Fernando Arrazola

MBA Graduate, City Manager, Groupon

"I enjoyed the international scope of the MBA, which taught me to view businesses and companies from a global perspective."

Online Global MBA (HR Management) Degree

Globalisation has brought an entirely new dimension to human resource management, with multicultural workforces posing many challenges. This degree, delivered 100% online through LSBF's online learning platform, examines those challenges, which include overcoming individual biases, misunderstood communication and cross-border mergers.

You will be asked to propose solutions to such problems, using the theoretical concepts covered by the programme. This degree will transform you into a culturally sensitive individual, with the ability to encourage cultural awareness, while working anywhere in the world.

Duration: Online 18-36 months
Start dates: Every 12 weeks
Campus available: Online

Modular Payment plan available

  • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent – any subject area
  • English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands) or equivalent
  • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required

Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (3 years management experience minimum for mature study route)

Stage I Marketing and Business Environment 
Accounting and Managerial Finance 
Systems and Operations Management 
Research Methods
Stage II Strategic Management and Leadership
Human Capital Management  
Cross-Cultural Management 
Research Methods
Stage III Online Dissertation and Research Methods 

LSBF has partnered with InterActive Pro to power and support the online Global MBA degree programme.

Specialisation Modules **


Learn to assess the applicability of human resource management (HRM) operations and strategies across varying cultures, and to investigate the factors that determine this applicability.

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Explore how an increasingly global labour economy impacts on the HRM practices, cultures, structures and management of multinational companies.
  • Chart the effects of a globalised labour market on the transfer and diffusion of HRM practices in multinational companies.
  • Analyse the implications of cross-border mergers and acquisitions on management development activities.
  • Appraise the policies and practices used to recruit international managers – including issues of pay and reward.
  • Examine HRM practices that are effective in managing migration and outsourcing of personnel requirements.

Learn more about the course assessment strategy.


Understand the impact of a multicultural workforce on management. This degree will teach you to identify the areas where cultural differences can cause issues and to become aware of cultural conditioning.

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the concept of culture and approaches to the study of culture, explaining its usefulness and relevance to a range of issues within business.
  • Provide a critical account of the main theoretical approaches to cross-cultural management.
  • Use these theories to propose solutions to organisational and management problems caused by increasing cultural diversity.
  • Identify the implications of differences in culture and/or language for business communication.
  • Evaluate the effect of global communications on disparate cultures.

Learn more about the course assessment strategy.

**All specialisations are subject to student demand

Core Modules

Detailed information about the core modules can be found on the Global MBA Programme Structure page.

Career Direction

Personnel are a vital part of any organisation, so those who help organisations to retain and get the most from their staff are highly valued. Graduates from this course can choose from a wide variety of roles:

  • HR Director
  • Change Manager
  • Recruitment Manager
  • International Recruitment Consultant
  • International Reward Analyst
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HR Management

"Interacting with a diverse group of students has shaped me into an international professional with understanding of cultural differences and a proficiency in working with multicultural teams"

Luis Fernando Arrazola
City Manager at Groupon
MBA Graduate