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MSc in HRM

MSc in Human Resource Management Admission 2023-24

Our MSc Program in Human Resource Management aims to develop ethical and competent people managers. We balance academic rigor and practicality in designing courses to sharpen students' managerial competencies, strategic decision-making and leadership skills. Outside of the classrooms, we provide students with career development and professional networking opportunities. Further information about the program can be found here.

15 Mar, 2023


Top 50 Most Productive Marketing Scholars

Prof. Yuwei JIANG has been recognised for the second time as one of the Top 50 Most Productive Marketing Scholars in the World. According to the American Marketing Association DocSIG Research Productivity Report, Prof. Jiang now ranks 22nd, a significant increase from his previous position of 42nd last year. He now holds the top spot in Asia. Prof. Jiang’s achievement is based on the number of times his research has been published in the premier marketing journals: Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, and Marketing Science, in the ten-year period from 2013 to 2022, as calculated by the American Marketing Association. This recognition is widely regarded as the most prestigious acknowledgement of research productivity that a marketing scholar can receive.   Reference:

15 Mar, 2023

Innovation and Entrepreneurship IE

New Secondary Major in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE)

We will host the new Secondary Major in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IE). This Secondary Major curriculum takes a cross-disciplinary approach that aims to instil in students from different disciplines the spirit and mindset of innovation and entrepreneurship, whether it is applied to the commercialisation of technologies specifically or to problem solving in general. Through the cross-disciplinary design, students are equipped with knowledge and techniques critical to the analysing, planning, and implementing of financially-viable and technically-feasible innovation and ventures. Students are provided with hands-on experience in innovative and entrepreneurial activities. More information about the program can be found here.

8 Mar, 2023

Researchcom Top scientists

4th in the Best Business and Management University Rankings & Top Scientists

According to, PolyU is ranked 4th among the world’s best universities for Business and Management and 1st in the university rankings for China, with a total D-index score of 864, a mean h-index score of 61.71, 14 scholars in the area of Business and Management, and 4,023 publications. The top scientists in the Business and Management rankings include Professor Eric Wai-ting Ngai (World: 99; China: 7). The Psychology rankings include Professor Michael Bond (World: 414; China: 1). The rankings are based on a detailed examination of 166,880 researcher profiles from a consolidated set of bibliometric data sources including OpenAlex and Crossref on 21 December, 2022. The position in the rankings is based on the sum of the D-index (Discipline H-index) scores of all leading scholars affiliated with that university for an examined discipline. For the Business and Management discipline, over 7,819 profiles and scientists from more than 554 institutions and affiliations were analysed. Please follow the link for details of the rankings:

7 Mar, 2023

MM Outstanding Alumni Award 2023

Call for Nominations: Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU Department of Management and Marketing 2023

The enhanced three-level Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award (OPAA) introduced last year has achieved a great success. The Department of Management and Marketing (MM) is pleased to announce that the new round of departmental OPAA 2023 is now calling for nominations until 31 March 2023 (Friday). The departmental OPAA aims to publicly recognise outstanding graduates of MM for their professional achievements and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater. The departmental awardees will be nominated for the Faculty Awards or above. Eligibility The nominated candidate must be a bona fide graduate who has successfully completed the full-time or part-time programme offered by PolyU (or its forerunners: Hong Kong Government Trade School, Hong Kong Technical College, Hong Kong Polytechnic; and its constituent units: School of Professional Education & Executive Development and Hong Kong Community College) which led to academic award accredited by the respective Institution. The proposer can be a PolyU graduate, Honorary Graduate, University Fellow, PolyU staff, current PolyU Council and Court member and current Advisory Committee member. There is no limit to the number of nominations to be submitted by each proposer. However, the proposer cannot be the candidate himself/ herself or a direct relative of the candidate. Award Categories and Selection Criteria In addition to honouring distinguished graduates for their distinction in their chosen fields, the Award recognises the alumni’s active support to their alma mater. Support and Contribution to PolyU is one of the key selection criteria at all levels. Four specific areas of achievement would be given recognition, they include Professional Achievement, Entrepreneurial Achievement, Scholarly Achievement and Community Service Achievement. Outstanding Young Alumni Award is introduced for alumni at/under the age of 40. Award Category Description Professional Achievement This category recognises alumni who have attained distinguished achievements, demonstrated exemplary leadership, and made a strong impact on their profession/ industry/ society. Entrepreneurial Achievement This category recognises alumni who have demonstrated outstanding innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as founded or advanced business or technology ventures with impact. Scholarly Achievement This category recognises alumni scholars who have made notable scholarly or research contributions in their disciplines, with proven track record and excellent reputation in the field. Community Service Achievement This category recognises alumni who have made impactful contributions to the communities, or demonstrated an extraordinary level of commitment, volunteerism and/or philanthropy for promoting the wellbeing of the communities. Notes: The bestowal of the award shall subject to individual merits of the candidates.  No award shall be given out in a certain category if no suitable candidate is identified. Nomination and Selection Schedule The nomination form could be downloaded here. Please return the completed form to with all required supplementary documents (such as a current curriculum vitae of the nominee and two written references) on or before 31 March 2023. Selection Committee and Result Announcement Selection Committee will examine the nominations and assess candidates’ qualifications and performance for the awards. The result will be announced in early May. Confidentiality All information submitted on this nomination form will be kept strictly confidential and will only be used by the Selection Committee for the purpose of the selection process.  The candidate will not be contacted by the OPAA Secretariat until he/she is selected as the awardee of the Outstanding PolyU Alumni Award.   Enquiries Department of Management and Marketing The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Email:

6 Mar, 2023


Professional Networking Reception

MM organized a Professional Networking Reception in Hotel ICON on 3 March 2023 . This is a special occasion for MSc students to network with industry professionals from different sectors to help them jumpstart their career development.

3 Mar, 2023

CLI_Rhodes Scholar

PolyU-CLI: A Rhodes Scholar Presentation by Prof. Ken Kamoche

PolyU-CLI: A Rhodes Scholar Presentation by Prof. Ken Kamoche   You are invited to attend the PolyU-CLI: A Rhodes Scholar Presentation on “Toward knowledge obsolescence amongst scaffold ‘master’ craftsmen: the challenge of standardisation and occupational legitimacy” presented by Prof. Ken Kamoche, Professor of Human Resource Management and Organization Studies, University of Nottingham on 18 Apr 2023. Date*    : 18 Apr 2023 (Tuesday) Time*   : 2:30 – 4:30 pm *Hong Kong Time Venue   : Senate Room (M1603), PolyU Campus Language: English Please refer to the flyer for details. To register, please click the registration link and input your information on and before 13 Apr 2023 (Thu). You are welcome to disseminate the information to colleagues and friends who might be interested.

2 Mar, 2023

PolyU Taster Programme 2023

PolyU Taster Programme 2023

MM will hold a PolyU Taster Programme 2023 on 15 April 2023. Date*: 15 Apr 2023 (Saturday) Time*: 2 to 5 pm (Registration at 1:45 pm*) *Hong Kong Time Venue: PolyU Campus Number of places: 100 Programme fee: HKD50 (Refundable deposit) Medium of Instruction: Cantonese Target participants: Secondary 4 and 5 students who are interested in business disciplines For enrollment, please click here and input your information on and before 12 Mar 2023. Further information can be found here.

1 Mar, 2023


Networking and Dining Etiquette Workshop

MM organized a Networking and Dining Etiquette Workshop for MSc students at Bistro 1979 in Hotel ICON on 25 February 2023. Networking etiquette and table manner are important to students' professional image and career positioning. Proper etiquette plays an essential part in making a favourable impression.

25 Feb, 2023


Student-Alumni Networking Dinner

MM organized a Student-Alumni Networking Dinner in Hotel ICON on 24 February 2023. Students learned about how to plan their career and build up their professional network. We are happy to welcome back a group of accomplished young alumni of MM to share their experiences.

24 Feb, 2023

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