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AKAMAI UNIVERSITY

Hawaii, United States of America

A private non-profit university established in 2002

Accredited by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC), UK

 

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN HR AND TALENT MANAGEMENT

 

Participants in the Master of Science in Human Resource and Talent Management from the Asia-Pacific Region at Akamai University are provided the most relevant and practical approach to pursue their studies, specially individualized to the region. As an effective path to the degree, participants are guided through residential classroom-based tutorial seminars by the finest business trainers and industry specialists available through coordination of EDS Business School, Malaysia.

 

Akamai University believes the role of HRM is central to managing change and culture, and we seek to develop innovative HR Practitioners who understand pragmatic solutions to organizational issues and can implement organizational change in a strategic manner. By its design, the HR and Talent Management Program will benefit HR Practitioners preparing themselves for senior roles and will enhance their strategic and international perspectives and establish HRM as a major influence in the formation of company policy.

 

Our curriculum is designed to expose participants to a broad range of cutting edge HR concepts and increase managerial effectiveness. Our instructional modules integrate theory and practice through a detailed presentation and discussion of relevant case studies and simulations. To support depth in learning, participants are provided follow-up tutorial and support, as they pursue meaningful assignments.

 

 

ACCREDITATION

 

Akamai University is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC). The University has earned Premier status with ASIC for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an approved accrediting body for the purposes of compliance by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) is a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), sits on the Quality Standards Group of UK NARIC, and is one of a number of international accrediting bodies listed in the international directory by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the USA and is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG).

 

Akamai University’s premier accredited stature ensures that students receive a world-class education and a degree that is recognized by leading organizations for excellence and achievement. Such institutional classification ensures that student achievements and credentials retain the strong level of "validity" that employers demand. Accredited degrees also guarantee that any credits students earn as part of your accredited degree program will enjoy maximum transferability among most other, credible academic institutions, although such decisions remain at the discretion of the admitting college or university and its correlative programs.

ASIC website: www.asicuk.com/international-directory

ASIC Premier University Certificate of Accreditation


Certificate of Good Standing issued by Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs in the State of Hawaii.

 

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor Degree or equivalent professional qualification with two years of working experience,

In lieu of the Bachelor’s degree, applicants will be considered with a recognized Business Diploma (Associate Degree) and a minimum of five years of working experience. Such applicants will be required to submit appropriate letters of recommendation verifying they have the necessary capability and motivation to successfully complete the program within the allotted time span. Applicants accepted in the absence of the Bachelor's degree will be required by the University to add missing elements to the minimum program, as a condition for admission.

English ability equivalent TOEFL 500 points.

 


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Duration: 12 months

 

The minimum program requirement for a M.Sc. in HR and Talent Management Degree program is 40 credits beyond the Bachelor degree. Students are required to attend all of the tutorial seminars and successfully completed all the coursework assignments with cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, as outlined below:

 

Core Modules (Required: 27 credits)

Certified Human Capital Specialist Program (CHCS) (9 credits)

THR 501: Competencies for Transformational Human Capital Leadership

THR 502: HR Scorecard for Effective Human Capital Management

THR 503: Human Capital Accounting

 

Certified Talent Management Specialist Program (CTMS) (9 credits)

THR 504: Aligning Talent Management to Strategy

THR 505: Cross Generation Talent Management

THR 506: Strategic Talent Recruitment, Selection and Employer Branding

 

Certified Human Performance Specialist Program (CHPS) (9 credits)

THR 507: Human Capital Development Design and Analyses, Assessment and Management

THR 508: Creating a World Class Organization

THR 509: Strategic Performance Management - KRA and KPI

 

PLUS: Master Project (Required: 13 credits)

RES 500: Master Project Preparation (2 credits)

RES 885: Master Project Proposal (4 credits)

RES 890: Thesis Project (6 credits)

EXM 895: Oral Review of Project (1 credits)

 

 

SCHOLARLY DOCEUMENT REQUIRED

MBA participants complete 40 graduate credits in coursework comprising the foundational competencies in theories, principles, and practices, and the social-cultural implications of the discipline. These courses represent the essential elements, which define the field of study and establish the underlying foundations upon which participants may base their advanced professional development.

 

Module Grading

Each module will have a four-part grading scheme:

 

• Class Attendance and Participation - 20% marks

• Quiz during the tutorial seminar - 20% marks

• Self-Reflection Log / Blog - 30%

• Online Exam - 30% (The online exam will be conducted within 30 days after the Residential Seminar.)

 

Standard, Minimum-Maximum Degree Periods

The standard degree period is two years for Master program. The minimum required enrollment period for Master program is one full calendar year from the date of initial registration. The maximum periods allowed for program completion is three years for Master program.

Tuition and Fees and Financial Assistance
Our tuition and fees are among the lowest in higher education. However, to assure access to students with financial need, we are sincere in providing an effective financial plan for payment of your tuition in installments.

Master’s Level Tuition
Our International MBA tuition is $12.200 (which includes a $200 international student fee), payable through installments arranged with the University with a down payment of $3,200 due at the time of formal registration.


FACULTY


Professor Dr. Lee Karling, PhD

Area of Expertise: Talent Management and Human Capital Development

 

Professor Dr. Premkumar Rajagopal, PhD

Area of Expertise: Balance Scorecard, Corporate Leadership and Supply Chain.

 

Dr. Balakrishnan Muniapan, DBA

Area of Expertise: Human Capital Development and Corporate Leadership

 

Dr. Arivalan Ramaiyah, DBA, PhD

Area of Expertise: NLP, Human Physcology and Consumer Behavior

 

Dr. Harwindar Singh, PhD

Area of Expertise: Corporate Leadership and Wealth Management

 

Associate Prof. Low Wei Hoong, MA

Econ Area of Expertise: Corporate Strategic Planning

 

Ms. Ewan Lee, MBA

Area of Expertise: Conflict Management, Negotiation and Organization Development

 

Ms. Fivean Ho Sok Ching, PhD in Strategic Management (Candidate)

Area of Expertise: Corporate Strategic Planning and Operation Management

 

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ABOUT AKAMAI UNIVERSITY, HAWAII, USA


Akamai is legally established by corporate charter in 2002 and operating in good standing as a non-profit degree-granting institution under t
he laws and regulations of the United States of America and the State of Hawaii. Akamai operates as a federal and state tax-exempt institution of higher learning for the purpose of providing advanced studies, research and community service worldwide. Akamai is an international university with academic, corporate, and community service affiliations in many nations.

 

Akamai University is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC). The University has earned Premier status with ASIC for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an approved accrediting body for the purposes of compliance by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) is a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), sits on the Quality Standards Group of UK NARIC, and is one of a number of international accrediting bodies listed in the international directory by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the USA and is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG).

 

For further details on Akamai University, please visit www.akamaiuniversity.us

 

 

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Dr. Douglass Capogrossi
President, Akamai University

Link: Welcome message from the university president


 

 

CONTACT

For further information, kindly contact:


AKAMAI UNIVERSITY, USA

187 Kino`ole Street

Hilo, Hawaii 96720 USA

Tel: 1 (808) 934-8793 (International)

Fax: 1 (808) 443-0445 (International)

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Website: http://www.akamaiuniversity.us

 

Dr. Ben Lee,

Vice President for Asia Business Program

C/o: EDS BUSINESS SCHOOL, Malaysia
C-03-49, IOI Boulevard, Jalan Kenari 5,
Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47100 Puchong,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tel: +604-398-4306 Fax: +604-3909766

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Website: www.eds.my

Associate Prof. Dr. Dung Nguyen,
Vietnam Representative

C/o: MBA Institute
78 Thong Tay Hoi, Ward 10, Go Vap District,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Mobile: +84947.247.247
Phone: +8422.49.49.49
Website: MBA.org.vn
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