Human capital is a core competency of businesses today. Hence, strategic human resource management is essential to all firms to remain competitive. The Human Resources Management Concentration prepares graduates for employment with the skills needed for analysis of the core areas within human resource development, ethics, compensation and benefits, corporate training, employment planning, communication and interviewing, and organizational behavior to give the student a broad understanding of the field. The curriculum seeks to provide a comprehensive understanding of human behavior and the skills necessary to function as a human resource professional.
Business internships are available for students who lack previous employment experience. The Department offers students a variety of non-traditional learning experiences. Students may earn credits in an internship program that provides supervised training in regional areas. An internship can be a part of a student’s academic program and can take place any semester, any place and for any number of credits from 3 to 12. Student interns gain hands-on workplace experience to build resumes, become better prepared to enter a specific career field, network with professionals in the career field of interest, and may gain a full-time position.
VCSU has entered into an agreement with SAP, a leading, worldwide provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, to join the SAP University Alliances Program. The program allows VCSU faculty to incorporate SAP software into its business and information technology coursework, giving students hands-on experience with popular application software and adding immediate value to their skills in the marketplace. SAP is a provider of collaborative business solutions for all types of industries and for every major market. Serving more than 41,200 customers worldwide, SAP is the world’s largest business software company and the world’s third-largest independent software provider overall.