Executive MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Management of Human Resources
Offered in: Singapore
Academic Coordinator: Professor Charles Scherbaum
An effective human resource manager knows that when an organization’s design, culture, and people are aligned with its strategic vision, the dynamics for success are set in motion. Baruch's one-year Executive Masters of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Management of Human Resources (IOP/MHR) is designed to provide talented Human Resource leaders with the tools that develop effective systems for the management of human capital and understand the underlying psychological aspects of the management of human capital.
This program is designed for individuals who are interested in:
• Psychological perspectives of human capital management
• Talent and performance management
• Organizational psychology
• Organizational development and change
• Learning and development
• Organizational consulting
• Human capital analytics and research
• Functional roles with considerable human resource responsibilities
This program is focused on a mix of operational, developmental, and strategic aspects of the management of human capital. Graduates will be trained to assume vital human resource management roles in business, consulting, and government organizations, as well as position themselves as candidates for doctoral graduate programs. Opportunities for graduates exist in all areas of business, consulting, government, and not-for-profit organizations.
Students work closely with peers and faculty in a rich professional environment and form meaningful life-long friendships and business relationships. A key aspect of this program is the integration of the students’ previous work experience with the course material.
The curriculum is composed of 4 core and 6 advanced courses covering such diverse areas as staffing, job analysis and competency modeling, leadership, performance assessment, management of work teams, organizational research, analytics, employee surveying, individual development and assessment, and organizational change and development. Additional there is an applied research requirement that is integrated into two of the core courses.