News and events from the Strategic Human Resource Management MBA

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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 …

Mattering and Gummy Worms: SHR Virtual Orientation Highlights

September 23, 2020

Strategic Human Resource (SHR) Management orientation took place as it normally would with all of us getting together to meet one another, meet the staff, and begin our journeys into HR. Except this year’s orientation …

Internships: A Preparation Guide for First-Year Students

September 23, 2020

Congratulations! You just started your first year of graduate school in the midst of a pandemic! You are questioning how university life will be with quarantine, adjusting to virtual classes and meetings, and now preparing …

The SHRM Learning System and My SHRM-CP Exam

August 27, 2020

Last week, I took—and passed!—the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) – Certified Professional (CP) exam. The SHRM Learning System is the material I relied on to prepare. I consider it as a “must” to …

May 2020 Alumni Newsletter: Strategic Human Resource Management Specialization News

May 15, 2020

May 2020 Hello friends, This has been a spring to remember! Just before spring break, UW-Madison’s leadership wisely decided to “go online” for the rest of the semester, considering the COVID-19 outbreak. Most campus events …

SHR Students Excel at Applied Projects

May 7, 2020

Each spring semester, students in the Strategic Human Resource Management specialization of the MBA program have an opportunity to work with HR leaders in local organizations to solve problems and address specific human resources needs …

HR in Times of Crisis

May 6, 2020

In an effort to help fill the void that the cancelled HR Summit created for our students, we tapped some alumni for assistance. Graciously, Jessica Warmington (‘10), Jordana Kammerud (’00) and Mark Esselman (’80) agreed …

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