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Professional Programs & Training

Strategic HR Management Series

Strategic HR Management Series
For the PHR/SPHR-certified HR professional who has strategic-planning or policy-making responsibilities and needs HRCI recertification credit hours. Get 18 recertification hours (minimum of 18 hours of online participation required.) from each course.

HR Metrics | Five weeks | Hybrid, online and face-to-face | Cost: $550 
Learn to measure, market and demonstrate the critical importance of the HR contribution to your organization's bottom line. Analyze human capital measurements and demonstrate how such metrics support business objectives. Learn to "market" your HR function to your key internal clients. Develop methods to track the effectiveness of the HR organization, policies and processes and present proof that the return on the investment in human resources is valuable to the profitability of the company.   

Managing Ethical Practices and Corporate Social Responsibility | Five weeks | Online | Cost: $550
Explores the area of ethics and related problems and concerns in today’s dynamic business environment from the human resource professional’s perspective. The course makes use of case studies, podcasts, videos, class discussions and activities to help the student better understand the ethical implications of many business decisions. The format is online learning. Course topics include: stakeholder identification and analysis, corporate social responsibility, ethical Issues in business, ethical reasoning models and development of ethical codes of conduct, Sarbanes Oxley and whistle blowing protections, business and media, and employees and the corporation.

Relationship Management - Working Collaboratively | Five weeks | Online | Cost: $550
Learn to work together with more success. We'll emphasize the techniques and strategies you can implement to consistently achieve more workplace collaboration. Understand how to approach issues, prevent work from going off track and focus on achieving excellence. Examine specific strategies related to communication, organizational theory, management and human resources. 

Strategic Marketing for HR Professionals | Five weeks | Hybrid, online and face-to-face | Cost: $550
All of us are in marketing and sales, whether we know it or not. From the HR manager selling his training idea to a CEO selling her board on a succession plan, all of us have to sell and market our ideas at one time or another. The most successful HR leaders not only know how to market their own "products" but they need to understand the marketing strategies of their organizations to understand how HR can contribute to overall organizational effectiveness. Learn more about market influences on the corporate mission; marketing's role in formulating and implementing corporate strategies; business strategies and their marketing implications, social media and marketing trends, among other topics.