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Human Resource Management (MHR)

This option prepares human resource professionals as well as others interested in human capital management with the knowledge and skills necessary to systematically manage people and processes to achieve organizational objectives and drive organizational performance. Students learn to apply and translate their broad business acumen to HR solutions in support of an organization’s mission and strategy.

Students develop knowledge and skills to effectively manage people and systems in areas such as compensation, benefits, recruiting and talent management and develop themselves for careers in human resource management.

Student Competencies

  • Apply knowledge of HRM principles, practices, and functions
  • Contribute to vision and strategy through people management
  • Drive organizational performance through diversity and inclusion
  • Link business challenges and opportunities to HR programs to create value
  • Manage change through people
  • Talent Management derived from business priorities

Experiential Learning

  • Action-learning opportunities through active participation in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  •  Case analysis on various HR topics
  •  Internships can be available in a variety of companies and HR functions
  •  Integration of guest speakers and other HR-supporting extracurricular activities

Targeted Skill-sets

The option targets the development of the following skills among our students:

  • Curiosity
  • Decisive thinking
  • Skilled influence
  • Ethical integrity
  • Problem-solving

Example Career Positions

HR Generalist, HR Business Partner, HR Specialist in various areas like Compensation and Benefits, Training and Development, Talent Management, Human Resource Manager, HR Technology, Human Capital Consultant