Offered online: April 13–May 23, 2015
Cost: $540 (includes book)
HR Certified Professionals: Earn up to 12.5 recertification credits
The Foundation to a Rewarding Career
Understanding HR can be challenging. Every day you're presented with a wide range of situations unlike those facing any other profession. Career advancement comes with knowing how to address common as well as unexpected HR matters with confidence. The SHRM Essentials program not only helps you spot potential HR issues; it gives you the tools to manage them. Developed by leading HR experts and legal counsel, the SHRM Essentials covers a wide range of introductory HR topics in a condensed, straightforward format. Six up-to-date, easy-to-understand content modules cover broad spectrum of topics and ensure you master HR concepts to apply in everyday situations.
Gain a clear understanding of the HR function, roles and responsibilities and important steps and outcomes in the HR planning process.
Learn about key legislation including: Federal EEO legislation, the EEOC and affirmative action, compensation legislation and other federal employment laws and employee handbooks.
Recruitment and Selection
Evaluate recruiting methods, analyze job candidates, recognize and eliminate biases, explain the selection process and identify key selection tools.
Compensation and Benefits
Learn the key elements of a total compensation system; the framework for base pay, incentives, differentials and increases; job analysis and documentation; methods for job evaluation; and benefits commonly offered by employers.
Gain an understanding of orientation, development and training; effective adult learning and learning styles; on-the-job and off-the-job training; and four levels of evaluation.
Describe the process for performance evaluations; common methods and errors; legal concepts and guidelines for conducting disciplinary meetings.
A course investment of $540 includes SHRM Essentials of HR Management Certificate Program manual consisting of six modules, glossary and index as well as the participant's activities book. Many companies pay for this course through tuition assistance or professional development budgets. Ask your employer if you qualify.
You're expected to attend all classes, with no absences permitted to receive the HRCI recertification hours.
The SHRM Essentials is ideal for those who:
After completion of the SHRM Essentials course, you'll:
Take the next step in your HR career and register today!
For more information, contact, Jaclyn Hassenzahl at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800.932.8689.