Masters in Business Administration - MBA course of study: Human Resources and Knowledge Management - Competences

General competencies students acquire by completing the Business Management Program – MBA; direction: Human Resources and Knowledge Management:

  1. exchange information, ideas, problems and solutions with professionals and lay people.
  2. adapt to changes in technology and methods of work within lifelong education.
  3. effectively collaborate in project teams and adapt to the demands of the work environment.
  4. understand the impact of the profession on society and the business environment.
  5. show high morality, responsibility, conscientiousness in work and behavior in accordance with solid ethical principles in solving business problems (social responsibility).
  6. to join new scientific knowledge in solving existing and future problems.
  7. apply the acquired theoretical knowledge and practical skills and habits in further professional and academic education.


Sector specific skills that students acquire by completing the study program Business Management – MBA:

  1. Analyse the economic laws and processes that govern the economic environment,
  2. Analyse the normative framework and the rules under which business is carried out with the application of the basic principles of financial operations and the fundamental principles of the Croatian legal system,
  3. Adequate understanding of the place, importance and role of human potential in modern business trends
  4. Independent management and project management, while taking personal and team responsibility when making strategic decisions in unpredictable circumstances,
  5. Application of economic methods in solving complex legal problems, especially methods and models of game theory,
  6. Self-management of financial operations in structurally different forms of entrepreneurship,
  7. Timely recognition of the business crisis, i.e. contributing to the successful outcome of overcoming the business crisis,
  8. Independent implementation of complex business operations, with adequate use and application of new scientific knowledge in the field of business management,
  9. Use of different new tools and tools in solving specific business problems;


Sector specific skills that students acquire by completing the study program Human Resources and Knowledge Management:

  • the art of distinguishing different concepts of leadership
  • differentiation of leadership as a property opposite to running as a process
  • identifying leadership-based approaches based on skills, style and characteristics, and analysing leadership styles
  • evaluation of the differences and similarities of the situational approach and the theory of coordinated guidance
  • design, implementation and evaluation of employment policy
  • understanding the role of public institutions and private employment agencies
  • differentiation between active and passive employment policies
  • identifying and understanding people-related issues in the organization
  • ability to implement theoretical concepts that correspond to human-related issues in organizing and developing appropriate solutions to these problems, with the goal of successfully managing organizations
  • distinguishing and selecting the most appropriate approaches, models, procedures and tools as a basis for optimal decision making and implementation of quality solutions in a specific organizational context of human resource management
  • understanding the development of a personal career in the new economy
  • understanding new phenomena such as the employability rate of the person and the competence of employees
  • the ability of analytical thinking to be upgraded by a comprehensive interdisciplinary solution to problems with effective writing of reports, notes and documents

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