MASTER OF SCIENCEInternational Human Resources & Performance Management




Project based and networked with local companies and professional HR organisations

Programme taught in English at the Paris campus - September and January intakes.

This MSc is a CGE-accredited, full-time programme with eight months of courses followed by work experience or a research project.

Who can apply?

As a one-year MSc: holders of four-year degrees
As a two-year MSc: holders of three-year degrees (more info)​


Programme outline

The MSc International Human Resources & Performance Management meets the needs of future human resource practitioners and managers. Graduates will be able to develop and manage HR processes, lead and implement change within organisations, design, measure, and manage work processes and practices for improved performance.

This master's provides in-depth study of human resource management in multicultural and international settings. Students examine how employees’ professional activities can best be developed and managed to enable them to enhance their own knowledge and skills and to encourage optimal performance for their organisations.

Why choose this programme

This programme responds to the following key HRM needs:

  • HR managers who play a key role in organisational change and learning in today’s complex global and multicultural environments.

  • HR managers able to identify the appropriate knowledge and skills development for employees to improve organisations’ overall performance.

So HR professionals need to:

  • Enable organisational change to respond to new business realities and opportunities,

  • Be advocates of skills and knowledge development within the organisation,

  • Be architects of work and organisational design,

  • Be guarantors of equity and fairness in organisational processes.

This MSc meets these needs and requirements by developing students’ knowledge and skills to work on organisational change management issues. Graduates know how to contribute to the development of appropriate HRM policies and strategies to promote organisational performance.

Since the role of the HRM professional is considered to be strategic in defining, developing and implementing companies’ strategies, this programme also focuses on key knowledge economy dimensions, such as individuals’ knowledge acquisition and management, development of continuous learning, and performance management.

SKEMA places importance on artificial intelligence in courses. In our MSc programmes, we use the Microsoft PowerPlatform suite with a "low code or no code" use of AI tools.

Videos with the head of this MSc

Programme director
Amine Ezzerouali

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