The Best HR Talents Come from These Top 10 Universities: Survey

July 26, 20192:02 pm
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Human resource department is the blood of all business success. Professional HR practitioners ensure and support that businesses are doing well. They help organisations fulfil the workers’ demands that will drive retention, performance, productivity, thus boost profits and revenues. As the world keeps changing, HR professionals are highly required to upskill their expertise as businesses will move from HR managers with basic skills to HR executives with more specialised skills. 

Therefore, whether you are trying to upskilling your expertise or looking for new HR talents to collaborate with, here are the top universities for HR management study program from where you can expect to fetch the best candidates.  

Note: All the indicators are based on Top University Rankings.

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The National University of Singapore – NUS offers a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. NUS also strives to create a supportive and innovative environment to promote creative enterprise within its community. Their HRM study program is designed to help general managers and HR professionals address the issue involved to maximise talent performance.

  • World university ranking #11
  • Research output – very high
  • Graduate employability ranking #33
  • Academic reputation score is 99.8/100
  • Employer reputation score is 99.2/100
  • Overall score is 91.8/100

Hanyang University – Hanyang University offers its MBA students with eight possible tracks, including human resources management. It also has a world-class faculty, aiming to develop business leaders. Hanyang University also aims to help its students connect theory with practice and gain real-world experience that will be invaluable once they hit the job market.

  • World university ranking #150
  • Research output – very high
  • Academic reputation score is 46.8/100
  • Employer reputation score is 68.4/100
  • Overall score is 50.3/100

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia – UKM was established in 1971 and located adjacent to Malaysia’s administration city of Putrajaya. The university’s mission is to be ahead of society and time in leading the development of a learned, dynamic, and moral society. UKM also conducts continuous assessments or programmes offered to ensure that courses meet the latest technology and development, including human resources program.

  • World university ranking #160
  • Research output – very high
  • Academic reputation score is 50.9/100
  • Employer reputation score is 44.7/100
  • Overall score is 48.3/100

Waseda University – Top institution of higher education based in central Tokyo. The mission of this university is to build leaders, and it does produce seven prime ministers and countless other leaders in government, business, journalism, science, literature, and the arts.

  • World university ranking #196
  • Research output – very high
  • Graduate employability ranking #27
  • Academic reputation score is 58.6/100
  • Employer reputation score is 86.9/100
  • Overall score is 44.4/100

Xi’an Jiaotong University – Xi’an Jiaotong University is a comprehensive research-oriented university. This university gives students both a theoretical and practical viewpoint at modern study, especially in human resources program.

  • World university ranking #307
  • Research output – very high
  • Academic reputation score is 24.8/100
  • Employer reputation score is 28.4/100
  • Overall score is 34.1/100

The National Research University Higher School of Economics – HSE University provides students with a strong academic foundation to build their future careers. Their study programs closely examine both technology utilised in the modern world as well as practical knowledge needed to excel in each field. Graduates from HSE University, especially HRM graduates, are not only learning about proper management practices, but also aspects of economics and psychology.

  • World university ranking #322
  • Research output – very high
  • Scholarship – available
  • Academic reputation score is 22.6/100
  • Employer reputation score is 33/100
  • Overall score is 33.1/100

Kazan Federal University – Kazan Federal University (KFU) offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, including human resources management. It ranked amongst the top 550 universities in the world. KFU has also been rated three stars overall in the QS Stars evaluation system, achieving the maximum of five stars in the facilities and innovation categories and four stars for teaching.

  • World university ranking #392
  • Research output – very high
  • Scholarship – available
  • Academic reputation score is 18.2/100
  • Employer reputation score is 82.3/100
  • Overall score is 28.5/100

Singapore Management University – SMU is internationally recognised for its world-class research and distinguished teaching. The mission is to generate leading-edge research with global impact and to produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy.

  • World university ranking #477
  • Research output – high
  • Academic reputation score is 14.5/100
  • Employer reputation score is 25.8/100
  • Overall score is 24.9/100

University of Haifa – The University of Haifa is one of Israel’s top universities that offers an MBA program in strategic human resources management. Academic excellence is showcased in various interdisciplinary and international programs. The University of Haifa is also a developing and dynamic institution with a world-renowned reputation in many different fields of research, including humanities, social science, management, etc.

  • World university ranking #651
  • Research output – very high
  • Academic reputation score (no information available)
  • Employer reputation score (no information available)
  • Overall score (no information available)
  • Citations per faculty score is 31.6/100

University of Nicosia – UNIC is the largest university in Cyprus. It has an innovative and transformative learning space. UNIC is driven by the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning, innovation, research, technology, and a continually evolving academic environment. This university empowers its students and instils in them the confidence to make an impact in the world. UNIC is able to help its graduates to gain expertise in business administration in various concentrations, including HRM, management, marketing communication, etc. They also help graduates to possess well-built leadership as well as organisational skills that are crucial for businesses today.

  • World university ranking #1817
  • Academic reputation score is 11/100
  • Employer reputation is 23.3/100
  • Faculty with PhD score is 82.1/100
  • Overall score is 40.7/100 

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