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JWMI MBA with Human Resources Concentration

Elevating HR professionals to a position of power and primacy within any organization.

Talent is the driving force behind any team. And HR’s role is to find and develop that talent, building great companies as a result. After all, what could be more important than who gets hired, developed, promoted, or moved out the door?

This SHRM-aligned concentration curriculum was designed by Jack Welch and features lessons from talent management executives at Netflix, Delta Airlines and other leading companies who understand what is required to help transform the HR function into the most critical department within an organization.

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has acknowledged that the Jack Welch MBA with Human Resources Concentration is aligned with SHRM’s HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The guidelines—created in 2006 and revalidated in 2017—are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools and help universities develop degree programs that follow these standards. As a University with a degree program aligned to SHRM’s curriculum guidelines, JWMI students are eligible to apply for the SHRM-CP exam provided they’ve met SHRM’s student eligibility requirements.

Enroll now in our HR Concentration to learn proven management practices to identify and retain great talent, build careers and help forge the kind of teams that change lives and companies.

Gain the specialized skills to:

  • Position the HR role as a strategic partner to the C-suite
  • Develop talent and build your company’s leadership pipeline
  • Design and deploy strategic staffing plans
  • Implement differentiation and strategies to retain and reward top talent
  • Use candor to coach and navigate tough employment relationships
  • Manage confidentiality, conflict and power struggles


JWMI HR Overview

  Final program length will depend on the number of courses taken per quarter and the number of quarters attended per year.