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Human Resources Management

The Human Resources Management knowledge domain at GW is offered at the hub of Human Resource policy. Washington, DC is the headquarters of major human resources organizations such as Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).

Faculty Advisors:

Suggested Coursework

  • MGT 6210: Individual and Group Dynamics in Organizations
  • MGT 6213: Organizational Factors: The Process of Change
  • MGT 6254: Negotiations and Labor Relations
  • MGT 6257: Performance Management and Development
  • MGT 6258: Applied Organization Leadership
  • MGT 6290: Thinking Skills for Executive Leadership

Courses offered every 3 years

  • MGT 6252: Global Human Resource Management*
  • MGT 6259: Employment Law and Ethics*

Students may also wish to explore the Human and Organizational Learning department, and Organizational Sciences for complimentary coursework related to Human Resources, i.e. Compensation Systems.

Possible Job Titles for MBAs in Human Resource Management

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Compensation and Benefits Analyst
  • HR Representative/Specialist
  • Human Capital Consultant
  • EEO/diversity Managers
  • Technical Trainer
  • Professional Recruiter
  • HR Information System Specialist
  • Corporate Labor/Industrial Relations Directors
  • Organization Development Executive

A Selection of Companies Hiring MBAs in Human Resource Management

  • JP Morgan
  • Deloitte
  • Accenture
  • IBM
  • US Department of Labor
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Pension Guarantee Corporation
  • Urban Institute
  • KPMG
  • City of Takoma Park
  • Ernst and Young
  • Population Services International
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Citibank
  • Hay Management Consultants