Executive Masters of Science in Management
of Human Resource & Global Leadership
In todays rapidly evolving business environment, sustainable competitive advantage is dependent on the organizations capabilities to respond to customers needs, competitors moves, consolidating corporate-wide technologies and designing job competencies that empower individual businesses to adapt quickly to marketplace opportunities.
In a trend sweeping across the world, human resources are now widely regarded as a vital source of competitive advantage and hold a strategic role in the strategy formulation of most organization. There is also greater awareness that distinctive competencies are obtained through highly developed employee skills, organizational cultures, management processes and systems. Worldwide, it is being recognized that strategic competitive advantage can be obtained with a high quality workforce that enables organizations to compete on the basis of market responsiveness, product and service quality, differentiated products and technological innovation.
The New Role of Human Resource Practitioners
The new breed of HR practitioners and business leaders needs to be equipped with the right skills set to enhance their contributions to the organization. HR leaders are becoming strategic partners, particularly in the process of strategy formulation, policies formation and human capital development.
Leading HR & Global Leadership Program in Asia
Widely regarded as the pre-eminent HR and Global Leadership program in Asia, Baruch EMSHRM delivers the cutting-edge perspectives required by aspiring HR leaders in partnership with senior management to harness the power of human capital. The program is designed specifically for graduates who wish to deepen their knowledge in the area of human resources, organizational development with a strong emphasis on global leadership. The program takes on a strategic approach towards talent management and leadership development.
1 Year of life Changing experience
This program is uniquely designed to help professionals master cutting-edge HR and leadership techniques and strengthen their organizational development and leadership capability. Baruch EMSHRM graduates are trained to assume vital human resource roles in across different business sectors including government agencies and not-for-profit organizations. Many graduates also successfully switch to independent management consultants, career coaches and international corporate trainers.
A Holistic Learning Experience
Baruch approach creates a strategic fit between course content and students learning needs. The program is design to equip graduates with the highest level of academic foundation coupled with practical applications and professional confidence to excel their career development. Within the safe environment of the classroom, students can make real life decision-making under simulated and customized market conditions. This exceptional educational experience is further enhanced by the rich and diverse experience of the classmates, complement by discussion and thought provoking facilitation by Baruch renowned faculty.
Emphasis on Strategic Decision Making Process
While the program is rigorous and demanding, there is no pre-requisite for students from non HR or business related background. Learning emphasis in the executive program is vastly different. The learning outcomes are constantly focused on how to improve on strategic decision-making skills given specific or unique situations in their work environment. This dynamic learning environment equips candidates with the skills and capabilities to excel in senior management position rather than focus on entry level competency based education.
Case Study Approach Towards Global Leadership and Human Resources Challenges
The Baruch EMSCHRM is a highly innovative program which blends theory with advanced management problem. It employs modern management theory, applications and analytic skills, providing professionals with the knowledge to excel in the dynamic market environment. Learning is enhanced by a closely knitted cohort with emphasis on group work and class participations. This enables students to work closely with peers and faculty rich in professional experience and to form meaningful life-long friendships and business relationships. As a graduate of this program, you will join a network of professionals dedicated to enhancing the corporate environment in support of managerial transformation to effectively compete in todays marketplace.
The Zicklin Leadership Initiative
The Zicklin Leadership Initiative was carefully designed and incorporated into assessments to identify and develop students leadership potential. Built on a comprehensive assessment of leadership potential, stresses themes of diversity, shared leadership, ethical decision making and community service. This is a highly effective approach to leadership development where students benefit tremendously from the faculty experience.
The program is closely aligned with industry practice and is recognized internationally by international Professional bodies including Academy of Management and Society for Human Resource Management, the world's largest professional association devoted to human resource management represents more than 225,000 individual members in over 125 countries.
Graduates of EMSc IOP & HR program will be eligible to apply as "International Affiliate" members into Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, (SIOP) Division 14 of the American Psychological Association.
Key Benefits of Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Memberships
Employment in Government Sector
- Subscriptions to keep you up-to-date with the latest issues facing the I-O profession
- Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice (IOP), the official quarterly journal of I-O psychology
- The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist (TIP), a quarterly news publication
- Newsbriefs, a monthly e-newsletter
- Networking and visibility opportunities to expand your reach and contacts in the field:
- SIOP Annual Conference and Leading Edge Consortium
- Online Membership Directory
- The SIOP Exchange (I-O blog)
- Consultant Locator service*
- Media Resources database*
- Committee volunteer positions
- Financial incentives to help you further your career without breaking the bank:
- Significant member savings on annual conference and workshop registration fees
- 20% discount on most publications offered through the SIOP Store
- A low subscription price for resumé postings on JobNet and the Placement Center
- Grant, award, and scholarship funds exclusively available to SIOP members
Baruch College, The City University of New York is accredited by the Middle State Association of colleges and Schools, one of the 6 regional accreditation bodies from USA. For more information about recognition of US Universities , please refer to http://www.careers.gov.sg/Useful+Links/acredit.htm
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