MHR Course List

MHR3073 Applied Social Psychology in Organisations


This course is designed to introduce students to social psychology in organisations. Students will learn about how people think about, influence, and relate to one another within an organisational context. In particular, students will examine the impact of person, situation, and cognition on behaviour.

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BUS4003 BBA Project


The course aim is to provide an opportunity for students: (1) to develop their individual analytical and intellectual abilities; (2) to apply the knowledge and skills gained from the degree programme to a real, practical business problem; and (3) to prepare themselves for the transition from college to the work situation.

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BUS3003 Business Communications


This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the essential concepts, practices and basic models of business communication and to develop their skills necessary for communicating professionally in the current business and technological context. The course emphasises the application of concepts and methods of written and oral communication activities and is focused on developing the students’ ability to function in a community and team.

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GCVM1023 Business Ethics


This course covers a wide range of ethical issues selected to increase the students’ awareness of ethical issues that corporations and professional managers experience. It is designed specifically to educate students regarding the legal and social behaviours expected of business people and how these behaviours set a base for corporate social responsibility. Most importantly, this course enables students to understand and apply their personal values in making business decisions and to resolve ethical dilemmas in business situations. As this course introduces students to an array of principles and new perspectives that will encourage critical thinking to contest their pre-existing ideas and beliefs, it will enable them to develop a more global perspective and attain a successful career, either as an employee or as a manager.

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BUS4033 Business Internship and Human Resource Management Mentoring


The objective of this course is to give students the opportunity to gain practical experience working in an organisation. Under the guidance of both faculty and workplace supervisors, the students will complete a work assignment of no less than 120 hours, either paid or unpaid.

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BUS3023 Business Research Methods


The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of research methods that are currently used in business and to develop in the students a strong capacity to grasp the complexity of inquiry into theoretical and applied business problems. The objectives are to introduce students to the theoretical and analytical issues which are shaping contemporary business research thinking and practice, to address the key components which might comprise the essential elements of conducting research in an applied business setting, and to provide opportunities for students to engage in survey, case analyses, experiential exercises and library research which are aimed at skill development in conducting research.

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GCCH1013 Chinese Thought through the Ages


(1) introduce important thought that have produced extremely important and significant impact on Chinese social development from past to present; (2) make a connection with contemporary social status by selecting a number of philosophical issues such as harmony, homogeneity/heterogeneity, conflict and unity, diversity and sustainability etc.; (3) analyse how ‘the past affects the present’, and how Chinese traditional thought has influenced the development and evolvement of contemporary Chinese society; and (4) help the students to have a better understanding of Chinese thought through different historical periods and to strengthen their sense of identity.

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BUS4043 Cross-Cultural and Comparative Management


The primary objective of this course is to enhance student awareness of the impact of culture on supposedly universal management practices designed to facilitate the effective utilisation and development of the organisation main asset - its employees. Students can expect to enhance their understanding of the global context of organisations, interpersonal skills needed to manage across national borders, and the structure and functioning of multinational companies.

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GCLA1903 English I

大学英文 I

The course involves instruction of English as both an academic subject and a foreign/second language. The course focuses on fundamental language skills that are related to reading, writing, listening, and speaking. It is also designed to enable students to study their major courses more effectively by focusing on the basic language and thinking skills of academic reading and writing.

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GCLA1913 English II

大学英文 II

Course objectives are aimed at further developing and improving the four language skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening to a level appropriate for university study. This course builds on the skills taught in English I by taking the sentence writing skills from that course and developing them into academic style paragraphs using different patterns of organisation. The course will broaden student awareness of reading for academic purpose by instructing how to interpret different textual styles.

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GCLA1923 English III

大学英文 III

The course involves a careful instruction of English as both an academic subject and a second language. Students will be able to respond to and convey ideas in areas of speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Speaking will focus on articulation and target language. Patterns of organization will be stressed in speaking and writing. Specific grammar and vocabulary will be addressed within essays. Reading and listening material will be accessed primarily from electronic resources and the library in order to facilitate comprehension of academic sources.

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GCLA1933 English IV

大学英文 IV

This course prepares students for communicating in an academic environment. Major topics of this course include research activities which will enable students to find appropriate academic sources about the topics being studied and use references to support their writing. Public speaking skills will be introduced to enhance their spoken language. Reading and listening material will be accessed primarily from electronic resources and the library in order to further academic research skills and avoid plagiarism.

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FIN2003 Financial Management


The objective of this course is to enable students to (1) understand the fundamental concepts in finance; (2) assess alternative investment possibilities; and (3) evaluate different sources of financing projects.

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MHR3063 Global Human Resource Management


The course introduces students to the general topic of global HRM in terms of environmental and organisational contexts, strategy structure and process. Next, students are introduced to HR and organisation from a comparative perspective, managing an international staff and focuses on international recruitment and selection, and performance management in an international context. After that, students are introduced to the notions of training and development of an international staff followed by issues of global compensation. Repatriation issues are discussed in terms of employee development. The course then directs its attention to issues of industrial relations and industrial democracy. The course ends with a discussion of issues, challenges and theoretical developments in global HRM.

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MHR3013 Human Resource Development


This course aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the research, theory and practices of training and development within an organisation, and to prepare students as a potential practitioner in a managerial role or as a specialist working within an organisation, or as an external consultant working with a range of organisations with training and development needs.

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