(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


McDonald Field Dedicated
NGU’s new softball field was dedicated in a ceremony before a softball double-header on Saturday, April 23.

NGU Music Ed Alum Sells All to Teach, Serve Overseas
Ashley O’Shields (’04) boarded a one-way flight to Cambodia in July 2016.  

Chamber Ensembles to Perform Tonight
Concert to be presented in Hamlin Recital Hall at 7pm  

Arledge Honored for 36 Years of Coaching at NGU
Rep. Mike Burns presented House and Senate resolutions, and County Council proclamation for her commitment to coaching.  

AffordableSchools.net Ranks NGU Third in Online Master's Programs
Ranking centered on colleges with unique and affordable academic programs  

Briggs Named Dean of New College of Wellness & Sport Professions
College to include sport management, physical education, and outdoor leadership.

NGU Named Among 2018 Best Campus and Online Christian Colleges
NGU ranks 65th for campus schools and 15th for online schools.  

NGU Health Science to host Medical Missions 5K
Donations of hygiene items are also being collected.