Human Resource Management

MBA Concentration

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management currently emphasizes the legal side of the profession and is intended for students seeking mid-management positions within all size organizations in human resources (formerly personnel management).

Business Studies Rooted in Christian Ethics

Are you considering furthering your education but are concerned with the pressures of juggling work, school, and family? At Concordia University Wisconsin – an accredited online university, we understand the life of a busy, working adult and have tailored our 100% online Master of Business Administration program specifically to meet your needs. Our online mba offers flexible classes that are taught by experienced business leaders and practitioners who are currently active in their field. Each class is specifically designed to move you closer to your career goals while still allowing you to maintain a work/life balance.

Program Features and Benefits

  • Capstone Course Required (No GMAT or GRE or Thesis required)
  • Worldwide practitioner instructors
  • Choose from eleven different concentrations ranging from environmental
  • studies to risk management.
  • Start anytime in an individualized program.
  • Become part of a diverse MBA student body. 40% of our students are international and 60% are female.
  • Concordia University Wisconsin has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Human Resource Management

Choose 15 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleDescriptionCredits
MBA 876Fraud ManagementFraud Management is designed to provide students with a basis understanding of the principles of occupational fraud, emphasizing circumstances with which any management team may ultimately be confronted. The course covers fraud in the areas of skimming, cash larceny, check fraud, register schemes, and misappropriation of cash and assets. A brief overview of corruption and interviewing of employees when a fraud is suspected is also included.3
MBA 900Compensation and BenefitsCompensation and Benefits studies the design and implementation of strategic-based compensation systems for organizational excellence. Topics include: business strategy and the compensation system; motivation and compensation philosophies; compensation planning and design; base, carriable, and indirect pay processes; market pricing; total compensation strategies and practices, and pay system management issues and processes.3
MBA 905Alternative Dispute ResolutionAlternative Dispute Resolution focuses on the practices and policies which are intended to manage and resolve disagreements with minimal cost and adversarial impact. Conciliation, meditation and arbitration are explored in both mandatory and voluntary settings. The application to disputes in business contexts is emphasized.3
MBA 915Labor and Employment LawLabor and Employment Law studies the management and administration issues related to group and individual performances and their effective contribution to the organizational objectives. Strategies for successful self-management, team building, and delegation will be emphasized.3
MBA 922Risk Management and InsuranceRisk Management and Insurance is an introduction to the tools of insurance and risk management. Property, life, health, and liability insurance will be discussed.3
MPA 868Public Personnel AdministrationPublic Personnel Administration examines the issues surrounding the employment and the managing of human resources in the public sector.3

MBA Core Curriculum

24 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleDescriptionCredits
MBA 800Managerial EconomicsManagerial Economics provides a clear and balanced presentation of relevant economic theories and instruments. The focus of this course will be on the application of these relevant theories and the tools of analysis of decision-making science to examine how a firm makes optimal managerial decisions in the face of the constraints it faces. It will teach students how to deal with the nature of the firm, and how and why it is organized the way it is, in order to make students better, more efficient and more highly rewarded executives. The course should be thought of as applied economics, emphasizing those topics of the greatest interest and importance to managers. These topics include demand, production, cost, pricing, market structure and government regulations. A strong grasp of the principles that govern economic behavior is an important managerial asset. Students will learn how to apply these principles in appropriate situations. Undergraduate economics prerequisite required.3
MBA 815Applied Statistical MethodsApplied Statistical Methods studies statistical methods used in business decision-making, including the use of both descriptive and inferential techniques, probability, regression, and research study designs . Application and integration of statistical methods in business-related fields is emphasized along with the use of computer analysis. Undergraduate statistics prerequisite required.3
MBA 830Corporate FinanceCorporate Finance studies the function of finance and the flow of funds within the corporation. This course emphasizes financial analysis, decision-making, planning and controlling, capital acquisition and use, and strategic planning. Prerequisite: undergraduate finance or equivalent. Undergraduate finance prerequisite required.3
MBA 840Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision MakingAccounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making is the study of the interpretation and use of Accounting reports in decision making. Topics covered include financial statements, forecasting of financial performance/budgeting, cost-profit relationships, break-even analysis, and management planning and control. Undergraduate accounting prerequisite required.3
MBA 875Business EthicsBusiness Ethics studies contemporary business issues facing managers . Emphasis will be on developing theoretical skills for analyzing ethical issues and competing claims, and formulating sound well-grounded policies. Also covered will be development of an understanding of how society develops and changes ethical norms.3
MBA 880Leadership and Organizational BehaviorLeadership and Organizational Behavior is designed to increase one's effectiveness and skill in analyzing and understanding organizations and their attendant processes. Behavioral science concepts and theories are studied. Individual, group, and structural behavior and concepts are presented. A special emphasis on leadership is provided. Undergraduate management prerequisite required.3
MBA 910Human Resources ManagementHuman Resources Management is a study of the management and administrative issues related to group and individual performances and their effective contribution to the organizational objectives . Strategies for successful self-management, team building and delegation will be emphasized.3
MBA 890Strategic ManagementCapstone: Taken Last. Strategic Management incorporates utilization of a textbook, Capstone Foundation simulation, and other resources such as Internet and workplace materials. Undergraduate marketing prerequisite required.3