Online MBA – Specialisation in Human Resources






15 months · 60 ECTS


Blended learning option in Barcelona, Madrid and Mallorca.
You can attend up to 60% of face-to-face classes between October and June, while still keeping up with online study and evaluations. Choosing this option changes the price of the degree, which you can view in the Admission and Payment section.

PRICE €5,600

If you want to focus on the human capital of a company, the Online MBA – Specialisation in Human Resources at ESERP is a great option for you to consider. It also has the advantage that you can study from anywhere in the world.

As part of the programme you will learn to manage budgets as well as the legal framework that surrounds a company’s employees. You will be able to manage organisational communication and recruitment tasks in order to select the best professionals. And apart from the content strictly related to the area of human resources, you will also acquire knowledge regarding the general management of a company.

The range of available job opportunities is wide. Even though the natural position for this profile is to be the manager or technician of a human resources department, the possibilities are even greater. You could be a consultant or mediator in labour disputes, perform coaching tasks or be in charge of staff selection.

In addition to the ESERP degree, you will receive a University Degree issued by the University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia. Find out more about the Online MBA – Specialisation in Human Resources and start following your passion. Don’t wait any longer!


Master in Business Administration, specialisation in Human Resources*

MBA Degree issued by the UVIC-UCC

Master in Business Administration, specialisation in Human Resources

Private MBA Degree issued by ESERP

Private MBA Degree – Master in Business Administration

Issued by the European Communication School (France – Belgium)

International Accreditation**

Issued by the University of Applied Sciences, Schmalkalden (Germany)

International Accreditation**

Issued by the European Communication School (France-Belgium)

*Students who access through professional experience, once they have completed and passed the studies, will obtain a certificate of university specialization instead of the master’s degree.
**Students who study and successfully completely the ESERP study plan, attend the international conferences that are held according the annual academic calendar and receive a passing grade on the related projects, will receive the corresponding academic accreditations issued by the associated Universities and Schools.


Case-study method and simulation that combines theory with the analysis and discussion of business case studies.

ITT-TM Methodology – Intelligence Training Technology, based on three pillars:

  • KNOW: Knowledge + Case-Study Method. Uses the case-study simulation method with Self-Assessment and Self-Understanding Systems, because what isn’t put into practice isn’t useful.
  • KNOW-HOW: Consulting Method. Self-diagnostic tools to apply to your organisation, because what isn’t practiced is forgotten.
  • CAN DO: System for Management. Technological systems for applying the techniques and policies for decision-making to Senior Management through INNOVATION.

Business Balanced Scorecard:

  • Cost management by activities
  • Process management by activities
  • Optimisation of margins
  • Financial management
  • Marketing management

Intelligent Educational Technology Method, to manage effectively in any business situation in the business sector.


Students who take part in this programme acquire:

  • Good organisational, leadership and management skills.
  • Adaptability to change and innovations in technology.
  • Ability to provide a company’s senior management with strategic and operational plans.
  • Critical analysis and abstract thinking.
  • Quick identification, analysis and solving of problems.
  • Open-mindedness towards the socioeconomic and cultural environment.
  • Ability to take on responsibilities.

As well as a high level of personal and professional cultural enrichment guiding day-to-day activities, ultimately transforming the cost of education into productivity for the business and organisations.


These studies will provide you with the opportunity to develop your professional career in different fields, where you can work in areas such as:

  • Human Resource Management.
  • Staff Management.
  • Human Resources Consulting.
  • Management of High-Performance Professional Teams.
  • Staff Training and Development.
  • Conflict Manager.
  • Selection and Evaluation of Staff.
  • Professional Career Path.
  • Executive Skills and Coaching.
  • Management of Staff Planning.
  • Occupational Health & Safety.
  • Outsourcing of Human Resources.
  • Reconciliation of Work and Family Life.
  • Social Responsibility and Business Ethics.
  • Head Hunters.




Financial Management: Management, strategy, and generating value.

  • Financial statuses. Profitability.
  • Budget creation, revision, and monitoring.
Risk management.

  • Financial risk: solvency and liquidity.
  • Commercial risk: credit management.
Legal and tax framework for business activities.

  • Companies and enterprise: legal framework.
  • Tax planning.
Business policy and general management.Organisation and strategy.

  • The nature and evolution of organisational thought.
  • Organisational structure.
The function of Human Resources at a business.

  • Business culture.
  • Systems for hiring and compensation.
Management skills. Leadership and motivation. Team management.

  • Leadership and management styles.
  • Mentoring & Empowerment.
Cooperation and conflict resolution. Business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

  • Procedure and techniques of collective bargaining. Labour unions.
  • Communications and conflict resolution.
Marketing and sales business management.

  • Marketing strategy and styles.
  • Consumer analysis. Market positioning.
  • Structure and function of the sales network: setting and achieving objectives.
Marketing strategies Digital Marketing.

  • The brand: Meaning, concept, and evolution.
  • Strategic and operational Marketing Plan. CRM.
  • Digital marketing concepts. Website optimisation.
Market globalisation and internationalisation.

  • Competitive mechanisms of international markets.
  • Analysis of international markets. Geo-political risk.
  • The internationalisation process for business
Management of operations and purchasing. Supply Chain.

  • Optimal order management.
  • Optimisation of the supply chain.
Management of quality control. Management of innovation.

  • Quality and excellence – Customer loyalty.
  • Quality control, analysis, and measurement. Improvement plan.


Description and assessment of job positions.

  • Knowing the pros and cons of outsourcing HR services. Knowing what elements an organisation’s entry process should contain (Induction, Welcome Plan).
  • Models of compensation and fundamentals.
Evaluation of job performance and objective-based management.

  • Performance assessment. Evaluation of job performance and evaluation of potential.
  • Objective-based management.
  • Internal mobility.
Business culture: change management. Time management.

  • The HR Department as a stimulus for the management of innovation and changes in the organisation and business culture.
  • The impact of new technology.
  • Keys to efficient time management. Skills and techniques.
  • Leadership and change management
Management skills Coaching, Empowerment, Leadership, and Motivation.

  • Career Trajectory.
  • Team management.
  • Study of the concept of coaching and development and devising an improvement plan for management tasks
Recruiting 2.0 and hiring procedures. Social Networking and the Internet. The selection process.

  • Systems of selection. Techniques and tools: defining positions, looking for candidates, filter systems and interviews, final assessment and contraction process.
  • Learning new recruitment concepts and current and future techniques.
  • Understanding social networking opportunities for selection of personnel.
  • How to find talent on social networks: LinkedIn.
Education and development. Career planning.

  • Analysis of the needs of people in regards to business operations and strategy.
  • Systems of compensation and their use as an incentive: retaining talent.
Negotiation Techniques. Cooperation and resolution of labour conflicts.

  • General aspects of negotiation. Negotiation and business.
  • Principles of negotiation. Strategies.
  • Choice during negotiations.
Internal communications.

  • Team integration and cohesion.
  • Internal communications plan: Objectives.
  • Communication and achieving objectives.
  • Actors in Internal Communication.
Structure of salaries and labour relations. Expatriates.

  • Contracting and Hiring Labour law and types of contracts.
  • Ending a work relationship.
  • Incidents and conflicts in work relationships and their scope in an organisation.
  • The internationalisation of business: impact and challenges for management of human resources.
Creation and monitoring of the Human Resources Budget.

  • Accounting for non-financial management: analysis and interpretation.
  • The analysis of the cost and result of each job position.
  • Human Resources budgeting.
Occupational Risk Prevention.

  • The principle objectives of Occupational Risk. Prevention.
  • Implementation of procedures.
  • Safety and health: risk management.
Corporate social responsibility, social equality, and work-life balance.

  • Legal framework for gender equality. Application of Equality Law.
  • Other legal frameworks that affect social equality.
  • The challenge of integrating of work, family, and personal life.
  • Business ethics Principles and basic rules.

(*) The content of the programme, schedule, or materials may be altered due to changes in academic planning.
(*) The order of the modules is for purposes of orientation in regards to the scheduling of the Master’s programme.

PRICE €5,600


You must meet and provide accreditation for one of the following requirements:

  • University Degree

To gain full access to a Master’s or Postgraduate Degree you must have a University Degree or equivalent:

»Official Spanish University Degree
»Official University Degree from the European Union
»Official University Degree from remaining countries

The documentation you must submit in order to study your admission will depend on the country in which the degree has been issued and the procedures that must be followed for acceptance into the programme. You will receive information on each specific case from the Department of Academic Coordination.

  •  4 years of professional experience

In special circumstances, access to the study programme may be authorized to persons without an official University Degree who are qualified to receive a postgraduate education, either because they have proven professional experience in the particular field of study or they have sufficient knowledge to keep up with the programme, due to personal reasons or other. Students in this situation who are admitted to the programme will receive a University Specialisation Certificate instead of the Master’s Degree once they have successfully completed the studies.



Payment in 15 months, financed by ESERP. Final price: €5,600
Place reservation fee€650
15 monthly instalments of €330€4,950
Cash payment. Final price: €4,900



Payment in 15 months, financed by ESERP. Final price: €6,500
Place reservation fee€650
15 monthly instalments of €390€5,850
Cash payment. Final price:€5,800
Master’s Degree included in the incentive programmes of the Tripartite Foundation

* Fees for diplomas and certificates are not included.


ESERP’s faculty is made up of professionals with extensive professional and academic experience who are able to transfer their expertise and knowledge to the classroom.

Some of the professors who teach as part of this MBA are listed below:

Mercedes Larrú Head of the Nutrition, Dietary and Anti-Aging Medicine Unit at the Zur...
Cristina Puig Alorda   University Degree in Advertising and Public Relations (UOC) and...
Aitor Maqueda Solórzano Doctor in the Economics, Business and Finance PhD program – Cum...
Sergio García Codina Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Economics (UAM)...
Bartolomé Fornés García University Degree in Business Science (UIB), Postgraduate in Business ...
Luis Miguel Herrero Head of the ICEX Delegation in the Baleares since 2000. He has held se...
Sílvia Iglesias She is the Head of E-commerce at Grupotel Hotels & Resorts. More t...
José Luis Bustelo José Luis Bustelo has a University Degree in Business Sciences (UB) a...

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