Human Resource Management

Certificate Overview

The only real sustainable competitive advantage for organizations today is the way they cultivate and deploy their talent. The Human Resources Concentration prepares students to harness this competitive advantage as scholar-practitioners, delving into both theoretical viewpoints and the practical application of key Human Resources thinking of our time.

This concentration is intended for anyone who manages people, human resources professionals, those who manage HR departments, and those who aspire to do so in the future. Students will journey from the Foundations of Human Resources to the Practice of Managing and Leading Change in Human Resources to Advanced HR Practices. Contemporary and classical concepts of organizational leadership and change are woven throughout the entire HR concentration.

Concentration Focus

  • Providing an introduction and overview to the foundations of human resources philosophies and practices.
  • Exploring the intersections between leadership and change theories and human resources application.
  • Examining more complex human resources situations and approaches.