News and events from the Strategic Human Resource Management MBA

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Crossing the Rubicon

February 8, 2021

The Keith M. Weikel Leadership Speaker Series presented Jake Wood, co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon, on February 4th.  Wood discussed his past as an athlete, Business Badger, and Marine during the presentation. He was …

5 Things to Know as a “Career Changer”

January 29, 2021

In 2017, when I began the MBA application process, I never thought that I would be in Madison, Wisconsin, at the start of my final semester in business school in 2021. No one would have …

Continuously Learning in HR Thanks to Alumnus

January 27, 2021

MBA students of the Strategic Human Resource specialization of the Wisconsin School of Business didn’t stop learning just because it was winter break. Winter, pandemic and more than a month off school made it a …

December 2020 Alumni Update: Strategic HR Center News

December 29, 2020

December 2020 Hello, alumni of the SHR MBA and Industrial Relations master’s program! 2020 has been a wild ride. Our spring newsletter indicated students were learning remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are still …

Remote and Reimagined: The Virtual MBA Experience

December 2, 2020

Is it overkill to say this year has been different than any other in recent memory? From workplaces to schools to communities, every aspect of life as we know it has been altered because of …

‘Twas the Night Before My Interview

December 1, 2020

‘Twas the night before my interview and all through the house, Hung a freshly pressed blazer and even a blouse. The wifi was checked by the laptop with care, In hopes that my connection wouldn’t …

Journey to Achieving SHRM-CP: Background, Lessons Learned, and Recommendations for Prospective Candidates

October 15, 2020

Despite being firmly entrenched in a global pandemic that has altered the landscape of academia across the nation, the Strategic Human Resource Management Center is still finding a way to offer unique enrichment opportunities and …

Investigations in the Workplace

October 13, 2020

The Strategic Human Resource Management Center was joined by Ann Houser on October 2nd to discuss workplace investigations. Ann is a UW-Madison alumnae and former Medtronic Human Resources VP in their global cardiac and heart …

How Effective is :) Affectiva

October 1, 2020

On September 25th, the M. Keith Weikel Speaker Series featured Dr. Rana el Kaliouby, CEO of Affectiva, where she discussed “Breaking Boundaries in Tech from Cairo to Cambridge!” This lecture was facilitated by the UW-Madison’s …

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