a) Potential Students for the program. (career needs, subject interest etc.) The students interested in a career in human resource management in a public/private organization.
b) Potential Employers (Public, private, NGOs, required skill set, industry projections, employment opportunities/estimated market demand/Number of job openings, Current and future prospects) Private Organizations/Corporate Sector, NGOs, Commercial Banks, Manufacturing and Service Industry, Businesses at large.
c) Academic Projections (The national/ international universities that have launched the similar program) The MS-HRM Program is the pioneer program which was offered in the HR field at IAS, PU. This program is now being offered at all leading universities of Pakistan including UMT, Virtual University, Pakistan Institute of Management, Allama Iqbal Open University and University of Karachi etc.
d) Faculty (Faculty credentials, capacity, resources sufficiency etc.) IAS faculty members are highly qualified and active in their disciplines and have the necessary technical depth and breadth to support the program. Out of the 21 fulltime faculty members of IAS, MS-HRM program is allocated to 7 full time faculty members (4 PhDs and 3 MPhil degree holders). These faculty members are able to cover the curriculum adequately and effectively, ensuring stability and continuity of the program. However, the entire faculty contributes to the program by teaching courses and providing research supervision.
e) Physical Facilities (Lab and library facilities etc.) Optimal institute facilities and environment and a well-designed scheme of studies are the major strengths of MSHRM Program including:
Semesters: Four Semesters
Years: Two Years (As per PU and DPCC Rules and Regulations)
Credit hours : 30 Credit Hours
Nature of the Program: Regular Program and Self-Support Program.
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Students obtaining a CGPA of 3.0 in their coursework will be given an option of completing their degree either with coursework or research thesis of 6 credit hours to be completed in third and fourth semesters. Those having CGPA of less than 3.0 at the end of second semester will be offered coursework of 6 credit hours to be completed in third and fourth semesters.