To achieve its missions, the HRM Center has five initiatives:

1. Educating current and future human resource leaders

  • HRM certificate-faculty provides HRM training programs.
  • Classroom speakers – the center taps into its extensive network of human resource professionals and executives to visit the classroom and discuss current issues in human resources.
  • Faculty Research Presentations– faculty showcase innovative research. These presentations provide business professionals with an update on the latest research in the field.
  • Sponsored Guest speaker series/panel discussions – addressing current HRM practices

2. Support Research in Human Resource Management

  • Company speakers – HRM Center faculty participate and share their expertise directly with organizations.
  • Faculty Connect – business professionals have direct access to faculty and can get immediate feedback on any research issue.

3. Networking Opportunities

  • Fall corporate partner meeting– HRM Center corporate partners meet to discuss issues central to their organizations’ effectiveness.
  • Former student network – the center stays connected with former students through e-mails and an annual event.

4. Providing Student Scholarships

  • Student Scholarships- the HRM Center provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies in the field of human resource management.

5. Fostering Faculty Research

  • Faculty Research- the HRM Center sponsors faculty to present their research at professional conferences and journals.