Program Overview

Paris ESLSCA Business School offers several diplomas that are suitable for students from different educational and professional backgrounds. The Postgraduate Diplomas aim at enabling qualified candidates to acquire a  solid base in the fundamentals of business administration disciplines.

-  The Diploma can be completed in three academic semesters. It should be noted, however, that the time to complete the program is one year.

 -  Credits earned will be transferred to Paris ESLSCA MBA Program.. 

Program Objectives

This Postgraduate Diploma  is designed to equip both HR and non-HR managers to develop and implement the modern strategic human resources practices that manage the corporate intellectual capital and contribute to its profitability.

ESLSCA Business School provides students with extensive knowledge and skills to be able to use confidently in their work environment. Our program enables students to gain profound knowledge in different employment  areas, enabling them to be more aware of the overall insights of their job.

Main Post Graduate Diplomas objectives:

-Implant the competency to select and apply theories to a different ranges of industries 
-Add value to candidates current role in their workplace
-Open opportunities for graduates to shift careers in confidence
-Enhance the exercise of business  thinking and problem solving
-Develop competent executives  in managing modern business establishments
-Introduce candidates to diverse international organisational settings and cultures

Program Structure

Core Courses:

  • 1st Semester
    HRM521. : Human Resources Management : (Credit hours: 3)

     Human resource management belongs to all organizations.  Its focal point is people; people are the life-blood of organizations.  Without them, there is no need for computer systems, compensation plans, mission statements, programs, or procedures.  Because HRM involves people, its practices and activities must be finely tuned, properly implemented, and continuously monitored to achieve desired outcomes.  The uniqueness of HRM lies in its emphasis on people in work settings and its concern for the well-being and comfort of the human resources in an organization. 

    This course focuses on:

    (1) Managers and leaders with the responsibility to optimize performance and do what is ethically correct.

    (2) HRM specialists who advise, support, and aid managers and non-managers in their work.  

    (3) Employees who must do the work.  Hence, this course is concerned with applying the HRM concepts, procedures, models, tools, and techniques without exercising discrimination and violating the laws and regulations.

    MGT511: : Contemporary Management : (Credit hours: 3)

    This is a generic course, which demonstrates the basic concepts and essential skills for any successful manager such as supervision, delegation, negotiation, team building, leadership, and effective communication skills. It also gives an introduction to the conceptual framework of organization behavior which focuses on the individuals within organization as the relevant unit of analysis in addition to study of nature and relationship among groups and departments that make up those organizations.

  • 2nd Semester
    HRM641 : Performance Appraisal & Compensation : (Credit hours: 3)

    To survive and to succeed in the market, the business organizations should produce quality goods, offer services that delight the customers and operate at minimal costs. For making all these possible an organization should possess human resources that could function efficiently and effectively. Human resources are valuable resources for any enterprise. The measure of company’s success is as much a function of the way it manages its employees as it is a function of its structure and financial resources. Appraising human potential and compensating them in a scientific and systematic manner paves way for enhanced corporate performance. The course addresses theory, principles and practices linking effective performance management and compensation and benefit systems in organizational settings.

    MGT652 : Change Management : (Credit hours: 3)

    The course examines the issues involved in the implementation and management of change. Participants analyze the triggers for change, explore ways to pro-actively prepare their organizations to benefit from external change; learn to understand the dynamics that cause internal resistance to change and explore methodologies for dealing with such resistance. Actual case studies are analyzed to achieve a thorough understanding of possible organizational behaviors in a change intensive environment. The course also shed light on the pressures and complex factors that may exist in organizations facing change and the importance of the skill.

    HRM644 : Leadership and Team Building : (Credit hours: )
    This course is designed to provide students with a theory- and research-based, integrative, hands-on, and practical view of leadership. The many debates and controversies within the field of leadership are presented with an emphasis on integration of the concepts and distilling useful and practical concepts from each theory while taking a cross-cultural perspective. 
    The topics include defining leadership, early and contemporary concepts of leadership, leading teams, leading change, and developing leaders. Ultimately, this course encourages students to apply what they learn to their own development and into their current organizations. The course will also integrate the main functions of the effective leader such as planning, control and motivation.
  • 3rd Semester
    HRM651 : Human Capital Development : (Credit hours: 3)

    Recently, many organizations have realized that it is their “Human Capital” that will ultimately have the most impact on their ability to create and maintain a Sustainable Competitive Advantage (SCA). As human capital becomes increasingly important to business success, organization leaders must be skillful at competing for talent and building and deploying talent resources. Organization leaders must also connect the investments in Human Capital Development (HCD) to the critical axis points that affect the organization’s strategic success. They must learn to achieve organizational success by skillfully using the leverage provided by HCD. Therefore, this course will links human capital knowledge with the strategic business activities of the organization from both theoretical and pragmatic perspectives. The course is also designed to explore the essential practices of human capital, and how those practices affect organizational performance. In addition, the course will review a variety of approaches to developing Human Capital in organizations. A special emphasis will be placed on the design, delivery, and evaluation of HR programs related the HCD process.

    HRM642 : Employment Relations (Labor Law) : (Credit hours: 3)

    This course provides an overview of the various methods and concepts, which make up and affect labor relations in Egypt. Through case studies, collective bargaining simulations and by examining collective agreements, the student will gain an understanding of the collective bargaining process as well as its application to the workplace and factors that affect employee-employer relations, such as mediation, and conflict management. The course also enables students to evaluate HR policies against principles of employment law. Students learn about Egyptian Labor laws and policies designed to protect equal employment opportunities (e.g., civil rights, disabilities, and family leave) and to compensate employees for occupational injuries and illnesses. Students also learn legal principles affecting employee rights to privacy, restricting employment-at-will policies, and restraining an organization's right to screen employees for drugs and alcohol.

    MGT641 : Entrepreneurship & SME's : (Credit hours: )

Specialization Tracks:


Program Requirements

The Admission Committee welcomes applications from individuals who possess a solid record of academic and professional achievements and can demonstrate their ability and potential to conduct high-quality academic work.

ESLSCA Business School assesses and evaluates each Diploma candidate on the basis of the following criteria:

 - Academic Requirements: A minimum of an undergraduate degree, a bachelor or the equivalent, from a recognised institution of higher education and a solid record of academic achievements on a consistent basis. We welcome applicants with diverse academic backgrounds.

- Evidence of managerial and professional experience:  The goal of the Admission Committee is to admit students who possess well-defined career goals and a high potential for success at work. We glean applicants' essays, letters of evaluation, and résumé (C.V.)

- Personal qualities:  The Admissions Committee looks for applicants who are mature, honest, intellectually curious, flexible, and personable. Evidence of applicants' personal qualities will be found in application essays, letters of evaluation and the résumé.

- Fluency in written and spoken English:  The Admission Committee evaluates the English level during the personal interview and matches it according to the program applied to. Moreover, the candidates are required to submit any internationally-recognised English proficiency exams.


Admission and Registration Steps:
Bring the following documents to the admission offices in Mohandessein, Heliopolis:

A. ID and Passport Copy
B. 5 Personal Photos
C. Original Birth Certificate (Computerized)
D. Original Graduation Certificate or Original Transcript (English or Arabic)
E. Updated Resume
F. TOEFL (Paper) with minimum score 500 or TOEFL IBT with minimum score between 59-60 or TOEFL Computer with minimum score 173 or British Council’s IELTS with minimum score 5 or ESLSCA Admission Test (EAT)
G. According to the new regulation of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Universities (ESCU), students of Nongovernmental Universities must bring an Equivalency Decision in which their certificate is equal to those of the governmental; from either their nongovernmental university or the ESCU.
H. You must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 at the end of Diploma to continue MBA program.

- An appropriate performance is a must during a personal interview to finalize your admission process.
- After collecting your acceptance from the interview committee, you can start registration in the student affairs department (Mohandeseen and Heliopolis Campuses)

Post Admission and Acceptance Steps:
Once you receive your acceptance letter you are required to register for your first semester upon registration you will choose your attendance schedule and location1
Important Notes:
8 courses  12 months  3 semesters  4 months each
- 1st Semester: 2 Courses
- 2nd Semester: 3 Courses
- 3rd Semester: 3 Courses

Attendance will be one weekend and one week day
Attendance in week days will be from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM