Are HR Professionals capable of handling the highest leadership role in their organization? The answer is YES according the recent study conducted by Dave Ulrich, professor from Ross School of Business – University of Michigan and in collaboration with Korn Ferry a global organizational consulting firm. Their study found out that seasoned HR professionals possessed leadership abilities that made them capable to become the next top leader of their organization.
While the usual route to the top post in the organization usually comes from sales, marketing, finance and operation in which 50% of the CEO’s and COO’s are sourced, the growing number of HR professionals who’ve been promoted to top leadership role is on the rise. Here are some of successful companies who have former HR professionals as their Chief Executive Officers – MetLife, Areva, Dunkin’ Donuts, Xerox and General Motors.
Now the next BIG question as HR PROFESSIONAL in your current organization is – ARE YOU READY ? If you are eyeing to be considered the next top leader in your organization, you need to have what it takes to be. Your leadership skills & abilities as well as your business acumen should be fit to the sophisticated demand of the top executive role and the business challenges.
Here at Westford University College, we can assure you that we will address the skills gap that you need to get ahead in your professional career. We truly understand the niche and breadth of HR PROFESSION role in the organization. WUC offers a tailor fit HR program through our most sought after – One-year Executive MBA program awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK and MBA in HR & Organizational Psychology from Universidad Católica De Murcia – SPAIN. Our MBA programs are flexible and can be taken online. Whether you are a practicing HR professionals from different emirates of UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Singapore, Malaysia, Nigeria, South Africa and UK, you can definitely pursue these programs online through our live virtual class room conveniently at your own place.
Here are the advantages why MBA is necessary for HR PROFESSIONALS:
As the saying goes “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”.
Let our MBA program for HR professionals help you achieve your next big leadership role.