Communication and human resources (former "Corporate Communication”)

Mission:
This master’s degree offers an interdisciplinary program in courses that tackle topics like interpersonal and organizational communications, organizational culture, management of human resources, digitalization of communication in the departments of human resources, etc. The field will be mainly approached from the viewpoint of effectiveness in communication, which is aimed at entailing the professional success of the employee. The master’s degree program is centred on three main key issues: communications, human resources, and management. The topics will be about characteristics of organizational communications and managerial responsibilities regarding the development of human resources in the organization, leadership in the organization, conflict negotiation, legislation in the field, etc.
The program includes courses in Organizational Culture; General Management; Leadership and the Management of Human Resources; Personnel Recruitment and Selection; Human Resources and the World Wide Web; Staff Development in the Organization; Principles of Effective Communication, Psycho-sociology of Change in Organizations; Conflict Negotiation and Resolution; Elements of Employment Law; Project Management; Internal Communication in Organizations; Crisis Management in Organizations; Research Project in Human Resources Management.

Admission:
Admission consists of two examinations. The written exam refers to submitting a research or a practical project in the field of the master’s program (corporate communication, management of human resources, leadership). The research project (of approximately 12,000 characters) will be written with diacritical marks, fonts of 12, Times New Roman, 1.5 (single and a half) spaced, A4 page format, and will meet the academic editing and citation standards. For citations and for bibliographic references, the APA style is recommended. (http://www.apastyle.org/learn/tutorials/basics-tutorial.aspx)
The project will be submitted along with the registration file.

The project will contain:

•    motivation for the selection of the topic;
•    relevance of the topic for the field;
•    research or procedure account (method);
•    objectives and envisaged results.
The evaluation of the project will take into account the explicit presence of these sub-chapters of the project, and the accurate citation of the sources.
The oral examination is an interview. The candidate will state the reasons for participation at this master’s program, and will present the research or practical project to the commission. Grading criteria for the oral examination: the convincing presentation of the project; pertinent answers to the questions asked by the commission members regarding the feasibility and the usefulness of the project.