Executive Certificate: HR for the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Online


Today’s business environment is undergoing transformative change. Disruptive technology, the gig economy, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and access to unprecedented amounts of data will require a shift in mindset for human resource professionals to help their organizations be competitive in this new world of work. Yet, many HR professionals do not know where and how to start – they need a roadmap and tools to navigate this complex and uncertain environment.

This integrated HR for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Executive Certificate Program provides professionals with a variety of options to address their current business challenges and create a roadmap for practical application! Apply new thinking and tools to your business challenge(s).

In addition, the HR for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Executive Certificate Program allows working professionals the opportunity to earn a 3-credit elective course waiver towards a Master’s in Human Resource Management degree from Rutgers University’s prestigious School of Management and Labor Relations.

Who Should Attend

The HR for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Executive Certificate Program is designed for experienced and accomplished HR practitioners, HR leaders, and individuals preparing for expanded leadership positions in HR. Participants will gain valuable insights and skills leading their HR organizations to new heights with clarity and confidence.

Program Benefits

After successful completion of this integrated HR for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Executive Certificate Program, you will be able to:

  • Develop integrative HR solutions that strengthen the connection between HR and business strategy by building and leveraging your organization’s core competencies.
  • Gain an understanding and leverage disruptive technologies, such as artificial intelligence, for designing and delivering HR strategies and programs that meet the needs of the business.
  • Harness the power of people analytics to enhance HR metrics and become a strategic advisor to organizational leaders.
  • Develop strategies using agile and design thinking principles to improve employee engagement and business outcomes.
  • Help managers understand how to create more inclusive workplaces by examining issues of diversity and inclusion through the lens of unconscious bias.
  • Apply diversity and inclusion concepts and unconscious bias principles to implement impactful strategies.
  • Apply new thinking and tools each day to your individual business challenge, culminating in an actionable work product at the end of the program. 


Ten half-day workshops (must complete all ten days to earn a certificate)
Thursdays, 9 a.m. – noon


September 17
September 24
October 1
October 8
October 15
October 22
October 29
November 5
November 12
November 19


Nichelle C. Carpenter

Hadi El-Farr

Dave Ferio

Varun Gupta

Glenda Gracia-Rivera

Hazel-Anne Johnson-Marcus

Sharon Lydon

Maryanne Spatola

Michael C. Sturman



10% Alumni Discount (check box on registration form)

Group and Corporate Discounts Available

Credit Available

3 CEUs

30 CPEs

30 business recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute

30 professional development recertification credits through the Society for Human Resource Management

For those interested in academic graduate credit, a 3-credit elective course waiver is available towards a Rutgers MHRM degree for students not currently enrolled in MHRM (subject to application criteria). 


For more information, email info@epe.rutgers.edu.