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Human Resources MBA Degree Uses the SHRM Competency Model

Headshot Ed Sherbert.

North Greenville University offers graduate-level courses in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an Human Resources concentration and Human Resource (HR) Professional Credited Certificate, both of which may be eligible for employer tuition reimbursement plans. With coursework focusing on the SHRM Competency Model, which includes workforce planning and employment, selection and retention, global and strategic HR, and employee and labor relations, this SHRM-approved curriculum offers a foundation for preparation for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certificate examinations.

NGU professor Dr. Ed Sherbert who serves as a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) educator and ambassador, developed the curriculum for each of NGU’s five graduate-level HR courses to mirror best practices and strategies in the field of HR and to reflect the cutting-edge HR practices which aligns with the SHRM Competency Model. According to Sherbert, the SHRM Competency Model “ensures that HR professionals are proficient in the critical behaviors and knowledge necessary to solve today’s most pressing people issues and strategies.”

Sherbert, president of Sherbert & Associates HR consulting firm, has served as a faculty member at NGU since 2003. In addition to his NGU duties, Sherbert is an accomplished HR practitioner with over 40 years of experience in HR including the development of an HR consulting firm with local, national and international clients. He has extensive hands-on HR experience in union and non-union environments as well as international HR experience as a practitioner and consultant. Sherbert has extensive experience in teaching human resources courses in graduate and doctoral human resources programs.

He holds a Doctor of Business Administration in HR, an MBA, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and has published numerous human resources articles. He has been a test question writer, a subject matter expert, faculty member and ambassador for SHRM for over ten years.

For more information about NGU’s Master of Business Administration or other graduate and certificate programs visit ngu.edu/academics.

Photo credit to Sherbert Associates.

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