Master of Science Human Resources Manager

MSc & MBA
Bac +3, Bac +4, Bac +5
September, February
internship, professional training
Paris, Bordeaux, Lyon, Chambéry, Rennes
French
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TheMSc Human Resources Management course

“In a particularly complex globalization environment, Human Resources are reinventing themselves to strengthen their role within the company, to be a real lever for performance and to participate fully in the creation of new values.

The MSc2 Human Resources Manager emphasizes the acquisition of new concepts and digital tools of HRM as much as the student’s ability to understand the nature and evolution of social relations in the company by 2025 and to know how to integrate them.

It is a demanding course that addresses all aspects of tomorrow’s HR and trains operational profiles, as soon as they join the company.

Regardless of their size, the human capital of companies is a means of increasing their capacity for innovation, their competitiveness and their responsiveness. To develop this capital and make the most of it, the HR function must become a strategic business partner for the company manager.

In fact, the programme has evolved steadily and now incorporates both the traditional disciplines and skills that are essential to human resources, as well as innovative practices, in order to cope with the major upheavals that are redefining the work environment, the workforce and work itself. “

Vincent Chague, Programme Director

and students listening in human resources classes.

A diploma in 1 or 2 years to become a human resources expert

Holders of a BAC+3 can apply for thefirstyear of the MSc, and holders of a BAC+4 can apply directly for the second year.

At the end of the course, students are ready to join any type of company in the HR departments, in various functions: human resources manager, social innovation manager, training manager, recruitment manager, GPEC missions, etc

This training, in 1 or 2 years, has for objectives:

  • Define the company’s human resources strategy and policy in accordance with strategic imperatives
  • Define and implement the employment and skills management policy to attract and retain skills and talents
  • Define and manage the recruitment policy in order to integrate the human, technical and managerial resources necessary for the company’s growth
  • Define the company’s training policy, draw up and monitor the training plan in order to develop human capital over the long term
  • Implement a suitable remuneration policy and optimise the management of the wage bill in accordance with the company’s strategic and economic objectives
  • Organize and lead the international mobility process and manage expatriates within the framework of an international company

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The Courses

The courses listed below are examples only and may vary slightly depending on the campus. The content of the courses is adapted each year to market developments and is updated before the start of each new school year.

Les cours de 1ère année

PROFESSIONAL METHODS AND PRACTICES – 1ST YEAR

Business Game

The business game is played using a business simulator. Groups of students are responsible for running a business in real time. All major business functions are covered. Students will make decisions to maximize the profitability of the business.

Ateliers techniques professionnels et Management Personnel

  • CV writing, recruitment interview techniques for the search for an internship, professional project management, team management and meeting management.
  • Negotiation techniques, transactional analysis and NLP, speaking and stage fright management, management and leadership techniques (PRADITUS).
  • Skills assessment, coaching, digitization of the CV and job search techniques at national and international level, preparation for the defence of the applied research thesis.

Conférences Métiers

Presentation of the professions in the sector by professionals.

CROSS-CUTTING AND FUNDAMENTAL COURSES

Gestion budgétaire et Tableaux de Bord

The objective is to acquire key skills in terms of budget management and reporting. The focus will be on budget architecture, with the implementation of summary documents, project management control and its link with budget management, and the creation and steering of performance indicators.

Business Plan et Création d’entreprise

The objective of this module is to learn how to draw up a business plan: Designing a costed project for the creation or development of a company.

Several steps are covered: feasibility study, market targeting, opportunities and risks, strengths and weaknesses, communication, financing plan and profitability.

Stratégie d’Entreprise 

A precise methodology for analyzing customer needs, market structure and competitor dynamics to identify opportunities and threats in the environment is presented.

Négociation

This seminar focuses on a negotiation in a national and international context.

In particular, it will be necessary to take into account the cultural dimension and define its impact in an international negotiation. The national negotiation will focus on the sales process through role playing.

Business English / TOEIC  

To perfect English language comprehension and communication skills in a wider context than just business English. Students are required to take the TOEIC test.

Informatique de Gestion

This module aims to deepen students’ skills in IT to meet the needs of companies in terms of budgetary or commercial monitoring, project management, personnel management and communication: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, teamwork tools, business software.

It aims to be efficient with office automation tools, identify and correct errors quickly, customize existing tools or create your own tools.

Business Skills 

What makes a successful business person?

Internal and external communication skill; managing your priorities and deadlines; organization and time management skills; how to be a great listener, writer and speaker; effective sales techniques; effective group dynamics and project management skills; understanding international business culture.

SPECIALIZED COURSES

Politique sociale d’entreprise et gestion des ressources humaines 

To effectively manage human resources and acquire a strategic and operational vision of the HR function. Understand the role and missions of the HRD in order to lead and support the company’s changes. Definition of HRM. HRM and other corporate functions. The strategic dimension of HRM. Corporate performance and HRM. The structure of the HRM function. The jobs of the HR function.

Droit du travail

The different types of employment contracts. Employer’s prerogatives. The termination of the employment contract. Protected categories, discrimination, equal treatment.

Spécificités organisationnelles et gestion des ressources humaines 

The organization’s difficulties in human relations. The organizational system and its elements. The major theoretical approaches to organization. Different types of organizations.

Psychologie du travail  

Factors that influence the success of a work team. Adaptation to change and professional development: the psychological brakes and springs. Stress management at work and burn-out. The effects of information and communication technologies on work and organization.

Droit social 

Understand the structure of social relations, both individual and collective. To know and apply, through the resolution of case studies, the reasoning of labour law, the various legislative, regulatory and jurisprudential evolutions.

Comportements individuels et collectifs dans l’entreprise 

Personality, identity and behaviour. The social link and socialization. Hierarchy, domination and power. Culture and social representations. Group dynamics.

Rémunération et bulletin de paie 

Compensation components. Understanding the logic of a pay slip. Creation of a pay slip. Topics related to employee and employer contributions for social protection and unemployment.

Supplementary schemes.

Les cours de 2ème année

PROFESSIONAL METHODS AND PRACTICES – 2ND YEAR

Business Game

The business game is played using a business simulator. Groups of students are responsible for running a business in real time. All major business functions are covered. Students will make decisions to maximize the profitability of the business.

Ateliers techniques professionnels et management personnel

CV writing, recruitment interview techniques for the search for an internship, professional project management, team management and meeting management.

Negotiation techniques, transactional analysis and NLP, speaking and stage fright management, management techniques and leadership.

Skills assessment, coaching, digitization of the CV and job search techniques at national and international level, preparation for the defence of the applied research thesis.

LinkedIn workshops.

CSR CERTIFICATION

Outils de gestion informatisée 

Software (excel, word, VBA, professional software).

Conférences métiers 

Presentation of the professions in the sector by professionals.

OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Stratégie RH et audit social 

To effectively manage human resources and acquire a strategic and operational vision of the HR function.

Understand the role and missions of the HRD in order to lead and support the company’s changes.

To know the logics of organization and their consequences at the level of management and HR management.

Integrate corporate social responsibility (CSR) into human resources policy.

Communication interne 

The company in its relationship with man.

Internal communication as a management tool.

The company project. Corporate culture and rituals.

The objectives of internal communication and the tools available. Development of the internal communication plan.

Proximity management, hierarchical line and communication implications.

Conduite du changement et gestion des restructurations 

Establish a socio-organizational diagnosis of companies.

Analyze strategies related to change management.

Evaluate the changes in the representations and assessments of the issues of the various stakeholders.

Identify resistance to change and encourage stakeholder involvement.

Master the mechanisms of restructuring and legal obligations.

Negotiate with key stakeholders.

To carry out restructuring or redundancy plans in the best conditions.

Communication orale et développement personnel 

Structure and transmission of a message.

Listening skills.

Preparation of an interview and a meeting.

Acquisition of the theoretical and practical foundations of coaching.

Development of individual relational potential.

Discovery of the sources of motivation and dynamism.

Coaching and mediation techniques to cultivate positive individual and collective behaviours.

Gestion et communication de crise 

Definition of a crisis. Preparation and anticipation of a crisis.

Methodology of diagnosis and management of a crisis.

Crisis communication and media training.

Knowledge of the media environment.

Establishment of public relations.

Gestion des conflits et des relations sociales 

Carrying out a conflict diagnosis. Implementation of simple and operational tools for conflict management.

Negotiation techniques and cooperation within teams.

Prevention of bullying.

Diagnosis of a situation of moral harassment.

Setting up a mediation.

MANAGEMENT TOOLS APPLIED TO HR

Politique de rémunération et gestion de la masse salariale 

Development and definition of a remuneration policy. Compensation components and salary range. Qualification and individualization of remuneration. Incentives, profit-sharing and employee savings.

Control of the wage bill.

IT applied to HR.

  

Contrôle de gestion appliqué aux RH 

Budget management. Construction of social dashboards.

Workforce management, social audit, recruitment, training, compensation.

Forecasting of the wage bill: development of a management model on Excel.

Politique et ingénierie de formation 

Understand the value of training in the career development of employees and as a driver of innovation and motivation in the company.

To master the legal and political context of training and the obligations of the training plan.

Analyze and apply the reform of continuing professional education.

Droit social et droit européen 

Use and manage human resources in compliance with labour law.

Find your way around the hierarchy of texts: European law, the constitution and treaties, laws and regulations, collective agreements, internal regulations and the labour code.

Organismes sociaux et systèmes de retraite 

Understand the main mechanisms of social protection in France and the foundations of social security.

Master the mechanisms of retirement, group insurance and provident insurance.

Optimize salary compensation.

PSYCHOLOGY APPLIED TO HR

Méthodologie de recrutement et psychologie appliquée au recrutement 

Recruitment techniques.

Selection of candidates and integration into the company.

Place of recruitment and EPM in the HR strategy of the General Management.

Recruitment tests, graphology.

Typology of the tests most used by recruiters: logic and comprehension tests, personality tests, and job situation tests.

Engagement et implication des salariés 

Manifestations of employee disengagement.

Effects of disengagement on personnel management.

Costs of disengagement.

Causes of disengagement.

Strengthening employee commitment.

Managerial principles of team involvement.

Difference between involvement and motivation.

Recognition process.

Risques psychosociaux et gestion du stress 

Analysis of the conditions and failures of mental health in the workplace.

Work, fear, suffering and illness.

Methodology of observation and interpretation.

Stress and burnout.

Stress management at the individual level.

Stress management at the organizational level.

Gestion des relations avec les partenaires sociaux 

Understand, analyse and identify the importance of collective relations in the company (staff representative institutions, works council, staff delegates, time credits, collective conflicts, collective bargaining).

To know the regulatory obligations concerning the social partners.

Learn to work with the social partners.


2 start dates per year and varying study rhythms

There are two openings per year, in February/March and September/October. To check the opening of each intake, contact the admissions department directly.

The pace of the course may differ from campus to campus and depending on whether the course is carried out under an internship agreement (initial) or a professionalization/apprenticeship contract (continuing).

The work-study contract must be signed for a period of 12 months (MSc 2), 24 months (MSc1 + MSc 2) or 18 months for the staggered start of March (continuation of studies in MSc2).

Students from the Bordeaux campus who exchange information about their training at INSEEC

Career opportunities after anMSc in Human Resources Management

  • HR Studies and Projects Manager
  • Director of HR
  • Responsible for training
  • Payroll Manager
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Head of Internal Communications
  • Job and Career Planning Manager
  • Quality of Life at Work Manager
  • Employer Brand Manager

To consult the detailed job descriptions by specialization.

What business skills are developed?

  • Define the company’s human resources strategy and policy in accordance with the company’s strategic imperatives
  • Organize and manage personnel administration with a view to optimizing costs
  • Define and implement the employment and skills management policy to attract and retain skills and talents
  • Define and manage the recruitment policy in order to integrate the human, technical and managerial resources necessary for the company’s growth
  • Define the company’s training policy, draw up and monitor the training plan in order to develop human capital over the long term
  • Implement a suitable remuneration policy and optimise the management of the wage bill in accordance with the company’s strategic and economic objectives
  • Organize and lead the international mobility process and manage expatriates within the framework of an international company
  • Managing teams and supporting HR projects

This program delivers the title of ” Human Resources Manager ” level 7 (EU) registered in the RNCP (National Directory of Professional Certifications) under the code NSF 315.

For more details, please consult the online repository: https://www.francecompetences.fr/recherche/rncp/36666/

The certification is obtained by capitalisation of all the blocks of skills.

Pedagogical Methods

Teaching methods

  • Lectures and interactive courses
  • Situational exercises through collective or individual case studies carried out by the students
  • Conferences, seminars and educational visits

Evaluation methods

  • Individual or group case studies
  • Individual and group oral presentations
  • Individual and group files

Methods and tools

  • The evaluation methods are face-to-face, in the form of continuous assessment or final exams in the form of mid-term exams.

What is the 2022/2023 tuition to enter the program?

Initial training:

  • Entry in MSc1 : 9 550 €.
  • Entry in MSc2 after M1: 10 050 €.
  • Direct entry in MSc2 : 11 450 €.

Continuing education (sandwich course) :

  • Training 24 months : 20 800 € HT
  • Direct entry in MSc2 : 11 950 € HT

VAE/VAP :

  • VAE : 4 200€ HT
  • VAP : 850 € HT

International Student Pack: Mandatory fee of 490€ for exclusive support services for international students.

What kind of financial aid is available?

INSEEC offers several financial aid schemes:

les chiffres clés de la formation en MSc Manager des Ressources Humaines 

85%

Taux de satisfaction global par rapport à la formation – Promo 2019

100%

Taux de réussite – Promo 2019

85%

Taux d’employabilité – Promo 2019

Disability

The OMNES Education Group pays particular attention to the societal environment, including the disability dimension. Indeed, we believe that students with disabilities should not have any problems in pursuing their studies and starting a professional career. We accompany them to facilitate their access to the premises, offer them personalized advice as well as adapted accommodations throughout their school career.

Accessibility of premises: all our campuses are accessible to people with disabilities.

To learn more about the OMNES Education Group’s disability policy, click here.


Contacts for disability referents by campus:
Bordeaux : Anne-Sophie SCHENKELS – asschenkels@inseec.com
Lyon : Mylène BESTOSO – mbestoso@inseec.com
Paris : Priscila SELVA – pselva@inseec.com
Chambéry : Géraldine RIVAL – grival@inseec.com

Actualités

Updated 14 September 2022