Micro Master's Degree in Global Resourcing, Talent and Reward Management

Level 7 is equivalent to Master's level

This unit aims to develop learners’ understanding of the principles and practices of resourcing, Global talent management, and performance and reward management in corporate contexts. Learners will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of recruitment, selection, employee retention and dismissal, and related aspects of Global talent management. The learners will also learn the diverse approaches to effective reward and performance management in the global context.

Level 7 is equivalent to Master’s level and could transfer 20 credits and total tuition fees to Master programs of Paris-U.

Programs in details

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand the challenges involved in global talent management.

1.1 Examine the roles and functions of those involved in global talent management.

1.2 Examine the key factors to be considered when managing talent on a global scale.

1.3 Evaluate the barriers to effective global talent management.

1.4 Critically assess the role of global mobility on global talent management.

2. Understand the Relationship between  Global Talent Management and Organisational strategy. 

2.1 Evaluate the impact of international globalisation and diversity in global talent management.

2.2 Evaluate the role of global talent management in achieving organisational goals and objectives.

2.3 Analyse how global talent management has impacted the performance of organisations’ strategy.  

3. Analyse performance and reward management in organisations.

3.1 Critically review theories and models of performance and reward management.

3.2 Analyse the relationship between global talent management and performance management.

3.3 Evaluate how performance management operates as a form of reward.

4. Understand the design and implementation of performance and reward management systems within the organisation’s environment.

4.1 Critically analyse external and internal environmental factors influencing performance and reward management.

4.2 Evaluate the relationship between performance and reward management and workforce learning and development.

4.3 Evaluate an organisation’s performance and reward management systems, design and procedures.

4.4 Evaluate the different methods of measuring employee and organisational performance.


  • Succession planning; HR development; Organisational learning
  • Competitive talent flow; Stakeholders, Drivers of talent management
  • Normative and prescriptive notions of talent  management systems
  • Defining leadership and talent pipeline requirements.
  • Barriers to corporate enhancement of talent; Talent management failure.
  • Agency theory
  • Self-serving mechanisms and bounded rationality and decision-making theories; retention; Legitimacy
  • Home country management vs. host country(s) context and social acceptance
  • Commitment and buy-in
  • Notions of power, Reputation
  • Global leadership skills; Economic climates.

Talent management strategy

  • Drivers of alignment
  • Corporate/organisational commitment governance  o developing appropriate metrics;
  • Responsibility: Measuring compliance with the process
  • Justify investment in talent and external credibility to stakeholders;
  • Tracking impact on business strategy; and role of  HR.

The relationship between talent management and performance management.  

  • Performance management cycles;  
  • Goal-setting theory;  
  • Expectancy theories;  
  • Extrinsic and intrinsic rewards,  
  • Building high engagement culture;  
  • Behavioural impact.  

External factors:  

  • Power balance and culture, Financial remuneration, Environment, recognition,  

Internal factors:

  • Motivation; ownership meaningful task team compositions,  
  • Core norms
  • Learning and development articulate  
  • Workforce skills and competencies and capabilities;  
  • Link with HRM strategy and reward;  
  • Influence on L&D strategy;  
  • Applying L&D strategy.

Design of reward system: 

  • Design options process/content; basis for a reward; performance payoff; incentive, administration, fairness, clearly incentives linked to target;  ownership of marks to achieve directly; relationship with strategic planning.  
  • Impact:  Designing feedback systems;  the consequence of performance and reward  systems;  Benchmark data, e.g. salary, performance; staff  satisfaction, attrition and vacancy rate, competency skill, sales growth or other output measure of success, economic value added
  • Barriers to assessment and effectiveness measures: time, lack of training and lack of motivation. 
  • Corby, S., Palmer, S. and Lindop, E. (2008). Trends and Tensions: An Overview-in-Rethinking Reward, Rethinking Reward. Basingstoke:  Palgrave Macmillan.  
  • Hutchinson, S. (2013). Performance Management. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.  
  • Iles, P. and Zhang, C. (2013). International Human Resource Management: A Cross-cultural and Comparative Approach. London: Chartered  Institute of Personnel and Development.  
  • John, P. (2009). People Management and Performance. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.  
  • Luthans F., Doh, J. P. and Hodgetts, R. M. (2009). International Management: Culture, Strategy, and Behaviour. Boston, Mass.: McGraw Hill/Irwin.  
  • Marchington, M., Wilkinson, A. and Marchington, L. (2012). Human resource management at work. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.  
  • Scullion, H. and Collings, D. G. (2010). Global Talent Management. London: Routledge. 

Entry requirements

To enrol in the Micro Master program, the learner must possess the following:

  • Graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or achieved a Level 6 Diploma according to the European Qualifications
  • For a non-global accredited university degree, The learner should have followed the Accreditation of Prior Experimental Learning for Qualification (APELQ) policy of Université Libérale de Paris (Paris-U). 
  • Learners must be over 21 years old.

Université Libérale de Paris reserves the highest decision-making power for admission whether to accept or not accept after a specific review of each candidate’s profile to ensure they can comprehend and gain benefits when participating. For the fake university or diploma mills, SIMI shall not be accepted.

English requirements

Proof of English language proficiency must be provided if a learner is not from a predominantly English-speaking country.

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2 or equivalent
  • Or A minimum TOEFL score of 101 or IELTS 6.5; Reading and Writing must be at 6.5 or equivalent

After graduating from Micro Master programs, students receive all certified documents from Université Libérale de Paris.

Certified Documents:

  • e-Certificate from Université Libérale de Paris. 
  • Hard copy certificate from Université Libérale de Paris
  • Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning for Qualification (APELQ) certified from Paris-U for credit and tuition fee transfer
  • Certification & Recognition certified from Paris-U

Because the program is accredited and recognized, students can easily use permitted in the working environment and have many opportunities for career advancement. In addition, if you want to study for a university degree, students can convert all credits and the full tuition fee when participating in the program Paris-U.

Université Libérale de Paris’s Micro Master Degree means:

Paris-U Micro Master Degree is certified at the master level and is equivalent to:

  • Level 7 Certificate of Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) of the UK
  • Level 10 certificate of Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)
  • Level 7 Certificate of Credit and Qualifications Framework (CQFW)
  • Level 7 certificate of European Qualifications Framework (EQF)
  • Level 9 certificates of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
  • Level 7 certificate of ASEAN Qualifications Reference Framework (AQRF)
  • Level 9 certificate of the African Continental Qualifications Framework (ACQF)

Students can convert all credits and the full tuition fee when participating in the Paris-U academic programs if they want to study for an academic degree.

Credits transfer:

Learners can accumulate 20 credits from the Micro Master program when participating in the Master of Arts in Human Resource Management (MAHRM) at Paris-U. Please see the credit transfer policy HERE.

Tuition fee transfer:

When participating in the MAHRM program, students who have graduated from the Micro Master program will receive a discount equivalent with short courses tuition fee for each certified. Please see the tuition fee transfer HERE

[APEL.Q] – Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) for Award of Academic Qualifications (Q) is the award of academic qualifications to individual learners through the evaluation and assessment of prior experiential learning towards fully accredited programmes offered by Paris-U. A degree with [APEL.Q] pathway is granted based on the knowledge, skills, and competencies acquired through formal, informal, or non-formal learning.

As a crucial component of Liberal Education, Paris-U is the first university in the world to implement the APEL.Q approach to acknowledge experience and knowledge fully. Assist students in becoming rapidly recognised and entering the labor market.

Short Courses Certified programs are wholly approved and recognised, according to the same rigorous standards as academic degree programs. Learners might include this qualification in their portfolios when submitting for the APEL.Q examination.

Please note that the APEL.Q process will lead to only the MAHRM degree of Paris-U, not a dual degree. For more information, read more HERE

Université Libérale de Paris (Paris-U) Certified program is not-for-profit, so the tuition fees are fully supported by Paris-U’s partners. Université Libérale de Paris reserves the right not to accept more students if the number exceeds the quotas.

Apply Policy:

  • To participate in Paris-U’s Short courses program, students need to meet the entry criteria corresponding to each level. Please see the “Entry” tab for more details.
  • Paris-U will only accept applicants if their entry qualifications are from diploma mill universities or schools/universities that are accredited.
  • For Level 7 short courses programs, if an entry bachelor is unavailable, students must demonstrate a minimum of 5 years of work experience in the relevant field. Please note that a bachelor’s degree is required for the Master’s program at Paris-U, so you could take the Micro Master program but could not move to the Master’s program at Paris-U.
  • English is not a mandatory entry requirement for short course programs, but candidates must ensure that English is used in reading documents, listening to lectures, and doing assignments. Candidates should note that English is mandatory when switching to an academic program at Paris-U.

Apply Process:

  1.  Choose the program that suits your requirements. Note that applicants without a university degree will not be able to participate in the program at Level 7, and applicants without a Master’s degree will not be able to participate in the program at Level 8.
  2. Email your application to support@paris-u.fr with all the required documents. You could download the application form here.
  3. Our admission department will reach out to you and guide you through further processes if the registration documents need to be supplemented.
  4. Université Libérale de Paris will issue the Letter of Acceptant (LOA). You will proceed to the next steps according to the instructions and pay the tuition fee.
  5. Université Libérale de Paris will issue a student confirmation letter, login account to the e-learning system and related documents.
  6. You have become an official Paris-U student and enjoy your study journey.

The Short Courses Certified program is a fully online program. You can study anytime, anywhere. The final exam will be uploaded to the system and marked by the academic panel of Paris-U. Students must submit assignments on time. Otherwise, the student is considered not to continue the program.

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Tuition fees

Tuition policies are in keeping with the provisions of the Paris-U policy and are subject to change without notice. In some cases, Paris-U offers a variety of Scholarships for International Students. 

Levle 7 short courses certificate & e-certificate
Hard copy certificate & APELQ documents
Transfer to Paris-U Degree

Université Libérale de Paris

Université Libérale de Paris (Paris-U) offers higher education programmes in English only and that are different from the French National Curricula and Programmes leading to French Government accredited university qualifications, which falls under the French Public Higher Education sector.

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