Degree / Award Title
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management
Offering Academic Unit
Department of Management
Mode of Study

Aims of Major

The major aims to ……
The Management major equips students with the abilities and tools for successful management of individuals and groups in business and non-profit organizations in domestic as well as international contexts. Students will acquire the management knowledge that deals with many aspects of an organization including formulation of goals, decision-making processes, the design of organizational structures, understanding and motivating people, leading organizational change, and strategizing and managing internationally. Courses offered cover the following areas of study: organizational behavior, negotiation, human resource management, strategic management, entrepreneurship, and international management.

The Management major core courses provide an overview of the core knowledge and skills required for efficiently and effectively managing and leading people and organizations. It offers a choice of two distinctive streams in human resources management (HRM) and strategy and international management (SIM).

HRM stream

  1. Prepare and develop students for a career in human resource management.
  2. Provide students with knowledge of the central functions of human resource management.
  3. Produce graduates who have generic skills in learning, interpersonal interaction, effective communication, working individually as well as in teams and enhance students’ creativity, emotional intelligence and business etiquette.
  4. Enable students to apply critical thinking in human resource management and demonstrate sensitivity to cross-cultural issues.
  5. Develop in students practical skills in key areas of people-management and technical skills required of a generalist, a specialist, or a consultant in human resource management.

SIM stream

  1. Equip students with the knowledge and skills to develop effective corporate strategies.
  2. Allow students to understand how firms operate in the international environment and gain an in-depth understanding of the development and implementation of strategy and managerial activities in relation to cross-border business activities.
  3. Enable students to understand different elements and pathways of entrepreneurship and develop skills to conduct strategic entrepreneurship analysis in different contexts.
  4. Help students assess how firms from emerging markets can expand and compete internationally, especially in the increasingly important Asia Pacific region.
  5. Equip students with the analytical skills to write up a business proposal in the organization.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Major (MILOs)

Upon successful completion of this major, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate key knowledge and skills in business related disciplines.
  2. Communicate effectively in English and Chinese.
  3. Apply creative and critical thinking in solving business-related problems.
  4. Attain personal and team goals using individual and interpersonal skills.
  5. Demonstrate awareness of ethical and global issues in business.

    For HRM stream
  6. Demonstrate conceptual understanding of human resource management.
  7. Formulate solutions to organizational problems based on people-management knowledge.

    For SIM stream
  8. Demonstrate conceptual understanding of international business.
  9. Formulate strategic solutions for business.

Degree Requirements


Normative 4-year

Advanced Standing I1

Advanced Standing II2

Gateway Education requirement

30 credit units

21 credit units

12 credit units

College / School requirement

42 credit units

42 credit units

21 credit units

Major requirement

30 credit units

30 credit units

30 credit units

Free electives / Minor (if applicable)

18 credit units

0 credit unit

0 credit unit

Minimum Graduation Requirement:

120 credit units

93 credit units

63 credit units

Maximum Credit Units Permitted:

144 credit units

114 credit units

84 credit units

Note 1: For students with recognised Advanced Level Examinations or equivalent qualifications.
Note 2: For Associate Degree/Higher Diploma graduates admitted as senior-year intake students.