SHRM Essentials of HR Management is an introductory course offering a comprehensive overview of the human resource function. Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), this cost-effective course covers today's most vital and timely topics, including employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, orientation and training, and the employee performance process.
The SHRM Essentials course is specifically designed to challenge you and provide the skills you need to confidently face today's complex HR situations and compliance issues within your organization. You will participate in interactive case study activities designed for you to practice real-life HR situations in a non-threatening atmosphere.
You'll benefit from the shared experiences of your instructor and peers, while learning techniques for handling HR challenges through interactive case studies designed to make you feel comfortable dealing with HR issues. In addition, you'll receive a Certificate of Completion from our institution and have the opportunity to earn 1.5 continuing education units (CEUs) for completing this course.
Who should take this course? This program is designed for entry-level HR professionals, small business owners responsible for the HR function in their companies and people looking into HR as a career-change possibility. These are typical job titles of students who've completed the program: HR specialist, Small Business Owner Manager, HR generalist, Executive assistant Recruiter, Office manager, HR administrator Trainer, Staffing specialist, Administrative assistant.
Course Content: The six learning modules cover broad spectrum of topics and provide important knowledge and skills you can use immediately in your day-to-day job:
- Resource Management: Gain a clear understanding of the HR function
- Roles and responsibilities
- Important steps and outcomes in the HR planning process
- Employment Law: Enhance your ability to apply key HR legislation
- Civil Rights Act
- EEOC, Affirmative Action, and elements of the affirmative action plan
- Pregnancy, Age and Disability legislation
- Many other employee protection laws
- Recruitment and Selection: Gain important skills for selecting employees
- Recruiting methods and their effectiveness
- Key selection tools
- Adverse impact calculations
- Interview biases
- Compensation and Benefits: Learn the key elements of a total compensation system
- Framework for base pay, incentives, differentials and increases
- Job analysis and documentation
- Methods for job evaluation
- Benefits commonly offered by employers
- Employee Development: Gain an understanding of orientation, development and training
- Effective adult learning, both on-the-job and off-the-job
- Four levels of evaluation
- Performance Management: Discover the purpose and process for performance appraisals
- Common appraisal methods and errors
- Legal concepts surrounding the disciplinary process
- Guideline for conducting disciplinary meetings
Classes will run at the University of Mary Fargo Center on Thursday nights from
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., October 11 through November 8, 2012.
Registration deadline is Friday, October 5, 2012.
Click here to download an SHRM Program Registration form.