Human Resources Management

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Ultimately, it’s people that make any organization successful.

Human Resources professionals must understand the nuances of the modern workplace to ensure the success of their organization by recruiting, hiring, and retaining the best employees.


Program Description

A degree in business administration or management with a human resource management emphasis at TWU will prepare you to handle all of the challenges that come with being a successful HR professional, including staffing, compensation, training and development, and employment law.


Career Opportunities

Human Resource Strategist

HR Analyst

Executive Recruiter

HR Manager

Compensation and Benefits Manager


SHRM Alignment

The human resources management curriculum is aligned with the Society for Human Resource (SHRM) Curriculum Guidelines. The Goodfriend School of Business consistently goes through a review process with SHRM to maintain this alignment. Read more about SHRM.

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Staffing Organizations

A study of the principles, practices and issues related to the acquisition and flow of talent in and through organizations. The concepts of workforce planning, internal and external recruitment techniques, measurements of staffing models, and retention of employees will be examined.

Training and Development

An examination of theories and research concerning the assessment, design, development, implementation and evaluation of training and development programs. Topics covered include adult education theory, instructional methods, on-the-job training, e-learning and training technology, management development and program evaluation.


An examination of salary and benefit practices used by organizations to attract, reward, motivate and retain employees. Topics include pay models, internal alignment, external competitiveness, designing pay structures, pay-for-performance, team rewards, benefits design and administration, union role in compensation, and international pay.