Program Overview

The Master of Business Administration’s specialization in Human Resources examines and prepares students for careers in the areas of global talent management, organizational development, and strategic human resource management.

Program Highlights

Our FlexCourse℠ on-demand online program gives you the freedom to earn your degree at your own pace while still enjoying close interaction with your course instructor.

Specialization in Human Resources Curriculum

The below listed curriculum covers the 9 semester units for MBA specialization curriculum. Visit the MBA program page for core curriculum and requirements.

Human Resources
Units
MBA 611 Organizational Development & Transformational Leadership
3
This course investigates organizational development and change practices used to enhance organizational effectiveness, improve quality of work life, increase productivity, and facilitate the organization’s capacity to assess and solve its own problems. In an examination of the role of transformational leader, students will develop skills in organizational diagnosis, survey development, change management, team building, systems redesign, problem identification, and problem solving.
MBA 612 Cross-Cultural Management
3
The hyper-competitive global arena of the twenty-first century means that managers develop skills necessary to design and implement global strategies, to conduct effective cross-national interactions, and to manage daily operations in foreign subsidiaries. Through case study, students learn how culture interacts with other national and international factors to affect managerial processes and behaviors. Cross-cultural management and competitive strategy is evaluated in the context of global changes.
Human Resources
Units
MBA 645 Managing the Global Workforce
3
Global leaders must be able to effectively acquire, develop, compensate, and motivate employees in order to maximize organizational effectiveness. Students will learn about how human resource management contributes to business success by strategically managing an organization’s human capital.
Human Resources
Units
MBA 645 Managing the Global Workforce
3
Global leaders must be able to effectively acquire, develop, compensate, and motivate employees in order to maximize organizational effectiveness. Students will learn about how human resource management contributes to business success by strategically managing an organization’s human capital.

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