(864) 977-7000
 


NGU Updates Graduate HR Programs to Reflect Cutting-Edge Practices

Tigerville, SC –(January 23, 2019) North Greenville University (NGU) has announced its offering of a fully-revised curriculum for graduate-level courses in the Human Resource (HR) Professional Certificate and Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an HR concentration programs.

NGU professor Dr. Ed Sherbert who serves as a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) educator and ambassador, has completely updated 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.

With coursework focusing on workforce planning and employment, selection and retention, global and strategic HR, and employee and labor relations, the curriculum update offers a foundation for preparation for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certificate examinations.

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.”

To best serve business professionals who are seeking to advance their knowledge in the field of HR, NGU offers a comprehensive, 12-hour graduate HR Professional Certificate in addition to the MBA with an HR concentration, both of which may be eligible for employer tuition reimbursement plans.  

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.

   

Related Stories


B.S.U. Bluegrass Brand Anticipates New, Full-Length Album
"I had no idea when I came here that I'd be working with bluegrass. I was just trying to think of ways to connect with students," says Wes Brashier.

NGU Ranks Tops in Master’s in Music Education and Most Affordable Online Master’s Degree Lists
Programs evaluated on quality.  

NGU Launches New Website
North Greenville University has launched a brand new official website that is more visual, navigable, and engaging.  

Cline School of Music Presents ‘Light in the Darkness: The Ancient Story of Christmas’
Concert to be presented Dec. 5. 

Crusaders Earn Top Seed in NCAA Southeast Regional
Crusader baseball makes history on Sunday as it secured the top seed in D-II Southeast Region. 

Students to Perform Haydn's 'La Canterina'
The two-act opera will be directed by Dr. Cheryl Greene and will run Nov. 9-10  in Billingsley Theatre.

University Purchases Ryan's Corporate Office Building in Greer
University Announces Acquisition of former Ryan's Corporate Office Building...

NGU Recognized for Online Learning Excellence
Universities honored for providing innovative ways for students to complete a degree