BBA - Human Resource Management

Course Details

Why Study a BBA?

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is an in-demand degree highly valued by employers in a range of industries. It gives students a solid background in business and management by equipping students with a broad-based business understanding and skill set that is applicable to the workplace and beneficial to the graduate. The BBA programme prepares students for current and future leadership roles by particularly helping them develop analytical, decision making, interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills. The BBA provides a solid foundation from which students can pursue postgraduate studies in a range of business and management disciplines, including AIB’s 12 Month MBA.

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We encourage you to go through the BBA brochure (click to download brochure). Contact us to find out more.


Scholarships are also awarded. Find out if you qualify. Read More.


This programme has been officially recognised by the Accreditation Council of Trinidad and Tobago (ACTT) and it is also GATE approved.


The BBA programme consists of 24 subjects that are divided into three stages offered over 2 years – the Diploma in Management, the Associate Degree in Management and the BBA stage. This gives students the following exit points:

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The BBA in Human Resource Management is designed to provide students with professional applicable knowledge on managing and developing teams planning, organizing and controlling work to effectively achieve goals and establish goals for performance measurement. It delivers concepts and skills to undertake recruitment, selection, induction, training and development of staff, as well as to effectively manage grievances, disputes and workplace issues.


This specialization is the most effective way to advance a career in Human Resource Management. Students graduating with this specialisation will be able to integrate HRM strategies into the organisation’s overall strategic plan. HR professionals are in demand within all sectors of industry.

Core Modules

(All 9 modules are Mandatory)


(All 6 modules are Mandatory)


(Choose 3 modules)


  • Organisational Behavior
  • Operations Management Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Marketing Principles and Practice
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Business Economics
  • Strategic Management Principles and Practice
  • Human Resource Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership Issues
  • Managing Conflict and Change
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Staffing
  • E-Commerce
  • Business Planning
  • International Marketing
  • Project (Planning)
  • Project


The key features of the BBA delivery model are:

  • Weekend workshop delivery
  • Work-oriented learning focus; applying knowledge to the workplace
  • Intensive, practical workshops, facilitated by industry leaders
  • Significant learning material which is industry relevant for each subject
  • A blended academic and practical approach to assessment



Students can work full time while they study; and focus on one subject at a time, enabling them to better balance work and study. BBA Students are required to attend four workshops per month for each subject as follows:

  • Three intensive weekend workshops (three days)
  • A one day revision workshop
  • Submit one assignment
  • Undertake one exam


 Sample Subject Schedule

Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri
Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri
Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri
Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri
Sat Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri


Workshops 1, 2 and 3
Revision Workshop
Next Subject Workshops



The following table outlines the structure of the BBA - (Human Resource Management) course delivered at CTS College.

Code Subject AQF Level Credit Points HRM
112BECO Business Economics Level 5 10 CS
102OBE Organisational Behaviour Level 5 10 CS
103OMF Operations Management Fundamentals Level 5 10 CS
105MKT Marketing Principles & Practice Level 5 10 CS
106ENT Entrepreneurship Level 5 10 CS
107ACCT Introduction to Accounting Level 5 10 CS
108FOM Fundamentals of Management Level 5 10 CS
111BESR Business Ethics & Social Responsibility Level 5 10 CS
110SMGT Strategic Management Principles & Practice Level 7 12 CS
307PROJ Project (Planning) Level 7 20 PROJ
308PROJ Project Level 7 20 PROJ
201LEAD Leadership Issues Level 6 12 SS
202HRM Human Resource Management Level 6 12 SS
203IOM Intermediate Operations Management Level 6 12  
205MKT International Marketing Level 6 12 ES
206BPL Business Planning Level 6 12 ES
209PMGT Project Management Level 6 12  
214QME Quantitative Methods Level 6 12  
217MCC Managing Conflict and Change Level 6 12 SS
218CB Consumer Behaviour Level 6 12  
316SSM Selling and Sales Management Level 6 12  
304ECOM E-Commerce Level 7 12 ES
308CREA Creativity & Innovation Level 7 12  
313PSCM Purchasing & Supply Chain Management Level 7 12  
314DML Distribution & Marketing Logistics Level 7 12  
315HRD Human Resource Development Level 7 12 SS
319IHRM International Human Resource Management Level 7 12 SS
320OS Organisational Staffing Level 7 12 SS
321MCOM Marketing Communication Level 7 12  
322DMKT Digital Marketing Level 7 12  
Core Subjects - CS 92
Projects - PROJ 40
Specialisation Subjects - SS 72
Elective Subjects - ES 36
Total credits 240
Total credits necessary to obtain BBA 240


 Step Description

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Diploma (Core Subjects)

Students can attempt 8 core subjects in any order. Students may start in any month. It is best practice for students to complete all the Diploma subjects first because they need to complete all these subjects if they wish to exit with a Diploma.

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Associate Degree (Elective & Specialisation Subjects)

Students who complete minimum 15 subjects (including the 8 core subjects (i.e. Level 5 subjects)), and accrue a minimum of 160 credit points will be eligible to exit the course and receive a parchment for the Associate Degree in Management.

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Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

Students are entitled to obtain the BBA degree after successful completion of 20 subjects:

  • 8 Core subjects + 10 Elective subjects + project Planning & Project OR
  • 8 Core subjects + 6 Specialization subjects + 4 Elective subjects + Project Planning & Project.

Integrated Projects

  • The Projects (Project Planning & Project) may be completed only after completing 8 Core subjects and 6 Specialization subjects or after completing 140 credit points.
  • Depending on their specialisation, students will undertake a project which addresses an issue of strategic or functional importance to an organization of their choice. The projects will need to be in the same area of specialisation as the course specialisation.



The assessment for each subject area is:

  • One examination (worth 75%)
  • One assignment (worth 25%)

Notice: Students cannot pass the subject if they do not pass the examination.


How do I know if I meet the requirements?

There are 2 entry points:

1. To enrol directly into Year 1 of the BBA Programme:

  • Students qualify if they possess either one of the following:
  • 2 GCE A' level passes with a minimum grade C and General Paper or 6 CAPE units, inclusive of double units OR
  • A recognised Certificate or Diploma, i.e. ABE, IAM, CIM, etc.


2. To enrol into TOP-UP BBA Programme:

  • Students need to have a recognised Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree to receive exemptions towards the BBA.


How do I apply?

1. Students enrolling directly into Year 1 of the BBA programme would need to do the following:

  • A completed application form AND
  • The original plus one (1) copy of qualifications, certificates and transcripts.  OR
  • Resume and Job Letter (only if you are using a minimum of 3 years work experience to get in)
  • Application

Please be advised that an application fee of AUD$50.00 is payable upon submission of the application form.

2. Students enrolling into the TOP- UP BBA Programme:

  • A completed application form
  • The original plus one (1) copy of qualifications (Advanced Diploma), certificates and transcripts.
  • One form of identification chosen from National ID card or Birth Certificate or Passport
  • A completed exemption form and the syllabus of the programme you completed (Note: ABE Advanced Diploma holders are not required to provide the syllabus as AIB has already assessed this qualifications for exemption, however you must still complete the exemption form).

To register please obtain an application form from CTS and submit it to us with the relevant supporting documents. Please refer to the 'Requirements' section for a full list of documents.



As an education provider, it is part of our plan to contribute to national development through the development of intellectual capacity. In this regard, CTS College of Business and Computer Science is now awarding full-scholarships and partial-scholarships to nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for the AIB BBA programme.

To find out more about our scholarship programme and how you can apply, click here.



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MBA and BBA Information Session

CTS College will be hosting a free information session on the AIB MBA and BBA programmes at the Radisson Hotel on Saturday 5th November from 10:00am to 11:00am.

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