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Programme Introduction

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programme with a focus on Human Resource Management (HRM) is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of business principles, while specifically preparing them for roles within the field of human resources. This program combines a strong foundation in business with specialized courses that address the unique challenges and responsibilities associated with managing an organization’s human capital.

BBA (HRM Honours): Students who wish to pursue an Honours degree can enter the fourth year of studies and learn advanced human resource management courses. The student who successfully completes eight semesters of studies with minimum credit requirement will be awarded BBA (HRM Honours) Degree.

BBA (HRM Honours with Research): Students who secure 75% of marks and wish to pursue an Honours degree with Research can enter the fourth year of studies and undertake a research project along with learning advanced business administration courses. Students need to do a research project under the guidance of an assigned faculty member and submit the dissertation work to get awarded with a BBA (HRM Honours with Research) Degree.

Why BBA (HRM) at CVV?

(Key Highlights)

  1. The students will be equipped with an advanced skill set required for a BBA (HRM) program to provide students with specialized knowledge in human resource management, covering areas such as recruitment, training and development, compensation, employee relations, and strategic HR planning.
  2. The programme instils critical thinking ability deeply ingrained in the Indian Knowledge System with a global outlook.
  3. BBA (HRM) program equips students with a combination of business acumen and specialized HR skills, making them well-prepared for fulfilling careers in human resource management.
  4. Acquire practical exposure to an Accounting Software Package.
  5. Students will undergo an internship as part of the curriculum to get exposure to the real industry.
  6. Students will be given placement assistance.

Programme Structure

Semester I

Semester I

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Principles of Management

Core

4

Business Law

Core

4

English in Context – The Essentials

Ability Enhancement

3

Indic Knowledge Systems: Pride of India 

Skill Enhancement 

3

Foundations of Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning

Multidisciplinary

3

Environmental Studies

Value Added

2

Yoga

Value Added

2

Semester Credits

21

 

Semester II

Semester II*

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Management Techniques and Ethics in Business 

Core

4

Quantitative Methods

Core

4

Sanskrit/Hindi/Malayalam

Ability Enhancement

3

Communication for Managers

Skill Enhancement 

3

Mathematical Foundations for Machine Learning

Multidisciplinary

3

Indic Knowledge Systems: Wisdom Through the Ages

Value Added

2

NSS/Introduction to Seva/Any other VAC-s 

Value Added

2

Semester Credits

21

 

Semester III

Semester III

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Managerial Economics

Core

4

Human Resource Management

Core

4

Sanskrit/Hindi/Malayalam

Ability Enhancement

3

Indic Knowledge Systems: Self Unfoldment 

Skill Enhancement 

3

HRM: Systems & Strategies

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Deep Learning

Multidisciplinary

3

Semester Credits

21

 

Semester IV

Semester IV**

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Marketing Management

Core

4

Financial Accounting for Managers

Core

4

Ways of the World

Ability Enhancement

3

Training & Development

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Management of Industrial Relations

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Internship

Internship

2

Semester Credits

21

Semester V

Semester V

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Entrepreneurship Development

Core

4

Indian Financial Systems

Core

4

Consumer Behaviour

Core

4

Performance & Compensation Management

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Counselling & Negotiation Skills for Managers

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Semester Credits

20

Semester VI

Semester VI***

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Introduction to Business Analytics

Core

4

Operations Research

Core

4

Principles of Financial Management

Core

4

Customer Relationship Management

Core

4

Cross-cultural HRM

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Semester Credits

20

Semester VII

Semester VII

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Start-up and New Venture Management

Core

4

Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

Core

4

Business Research Methods

Core

4

Introduction to Strategic Management

Core

4

Industrial Relations

Core

4

Semester Credits

20

Semester VIII

Semester VIII

Course Name

Course Type

Credits

Global Business Environment

Core

4

Labour Legislation

Core

4

Organisational Behaviour

Core

4

Talent Acquisition

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Organisational Behaviour

Discipline-Specific Minor

4

Research Project#

Dissertation /Research Project

12#

Semester Credits

20

* If students wish to leave at the end of the first year, they need to complete a work-based vocational course of 4 credits after the first year. The students can exit after completing one academic year (two semesters) with a Certificate in the discipline
**If students want to leave at the end of the second year, they need to complete a work-based vocational course of 4 credits after the second year. The students can exit after completing two academic years (four semesters) with a Diploma in the discipline.
*** The students can exit after completing three academic years (six semesters) with a BBA (HRM) degree. 
# Students who secure 75% marks or above in the first six semesters and wish to undertake research at the undergraduate level can choose a research project in the eighth semester and they will be awarded BBA (HRM Honours with Research). In the fourth year students not undertaking the Research Project will have to do three core courses in the eighth semester instead of the Research Project and they will be awarded BBA (HRM Honours).

Type of courses

Credits for 3-year Degree

(No. of courses x credits)

Credits for Four-year Degree (Honours)

(No. of courses x credits)

Core Courses (having 4 credits each)

15 x 4 = 60 

20 x 4 = 80

Discipline-Specific Minor (having 4 credits each)

6 x 4 = 24 

8 x 4 = 32

Multidisciplinary (having 3 credits each)

3 x 3 = 9

3 x 3 = 9

Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (having 3 credits each)

4 x 3 = 12

4 x 3 = 12

Skill Enhancement Courses (having 3 credits each)

3 x 3 = 9

3 x 3 = 9

Internship

2

2

Value-Added Courses (having 2 credits each) 

4×2 = 8

4×2 = 8

Dissertation /Research Project 

0

1 x12 = 12

Total credits

124

164

Higher Studies & Career Avenues

  1. Master’s in Human Resource Management (MHRM)
  2. Master of Business Administration (MBA) with HRM
  3. Master’s in Labor Relations
  4. Human Resources Manager:
  5. Recruitment Specialist/Manager
  6. HR Consultant:
  7. Talent Acquisition Manager

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