Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Development - Mbale


The Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management is a two semester post graduate and post-experience training programme which aims at developing advanced professional knowledge and skills necessary for efficient and effective management of human resources in public, private and NGO sectors. The diploma comprises of 12 modules: 4 basic, 6 core and 2 electives. Participants may complete the whole course within 2 semesters of continuous study or by completing its modules over a period of 3 years. Participants who obtain the postgraduate diploma with second class or above may be admitted to Masters in Management Studies (MMS) degree programme (Human Resource Management option)

 Programme Content:

Basic Modules

Module1: Management Skills Improvement

Module 2:                Quantitative Methods for Decision Making

Module 3:                Management Information Systems

Module 4:                Research Methods

 Core Modules

Module 5:                                Managing Human Resources

Module 6:                                Training of Trainers

Module 7:                                Labour laws and Industrial Relations

Module 8:                                Human Resource Planning

Module 9:                                Job Evaluation and Reward Management

Module 10:                              Financial Accounting and Management

 Elective Modules

Module 11:                              Results Oriented Management OR Business Policy and Strategic Management

Module 12:                              Principles and Practices of Organisational Development OR Organizational Behaviour


Participants are assessed through classroom exercises, coursework and written examinations.

 Tuition Fees:           Evening: Ug.shs.2, 770,000=

Additional Info

  • Course Code: CODE: HRM: 401- 15
  • Start Date: Thursday, 01 September 2016
  • End Date: Friday, 29 September 2017
  • School: School of Management Sciences
  • Department: Human Resource & Organization Studies
  • Centre: Mbale