Seton Hill University’s Farrell Entrepreneurial Leadership Series will present “Human Resource Management in China, Japan, and the USA,” a free public lecture, on Thursday, March 12, at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Shuming Zhao, professor and dean of the School of Business at Nanjing University, and dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Macau University of Science and Technology, will serve as the keynote speaker. The event will take place in the Administration Building, Room 206, on Seton Hill University’s Greensburg, Pa. campus. As seating is limited, please register by calling 724-830-4637 or e-mailing This event is co-sponsored by Seton Hill’s MBA program and E-Magnify.

Dr. Shuming Zhao is president of Jiangsu Provincial Association of Human Resource Management, vice president of Human Resource Research Association of China, and vice president of Jiangsu Provincial Association of Business Management and Entrepreneurs. An internationally renowned scholar specializing in human resource management and multinational business management, Zhao was among the first scholars to introduce the theory of western human resource management to China. Zhao has published more than 20 books and over 200 academic articles. According to World Executives Week, Zhao was named one of the “Top Ten Most Influential Management Gurus in China” for three years. In 2006, Zhao received a Doctor of Humane Letters-Business Management degree, honoris causa, from Seton Hill University.

The Farrell Entrepreneurial Leadership Series is a program of The Farrell Programs for Innovation in Business at Seton Hill, and is made possible by a gift from the Farrell Family Foundation of Pittsburgh. The Farrell Programs for Innovation in Business help Seton Hill students develop the entrepreneurial skills needed to compete in a rapidly changing world by integrating entrepreneurship, grounded in the liberal arts, into all levels of the University’s academic programs.