About the course
Knowing the many challenges that face school districts today, Michigan State University's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations and Novi Community School District (NCSD) are teaming up to offer a special educational opportunity to all school districts.
Building on prior success, NCSD and MSU are excited to offer MSU’s Certified HR Specialist program with an emphasis on K-12 topics.
Intended for superintendents, HR administrators, HR staff, and building administrators, this program will expand your HR knowledge base so you can confidently serve as an HR resource for your School and District.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS GAINED
- Drive organizational success through strategic HRM practices
- Complying with state and federal employment and labor laws, including, but not limited to:
- Title IX
- Create a safe and healthy work environment
- Follow ethical standards of conduct
- Strategies for recruiting, onboarding, and retaining teachers, substitutes, and paraprofessionals
- Implement performance management, appraisal methods, and disciplinary methods that increase employee effectiveness
- Utilize compensation and benefits, including wellness programs, to achieve and maintain a competitive edge
- Build or expand your professional HR network
- Participants will receive the leading graduate-level HR textbook, Human Resource Management, by Noe et al, a set of 5 course manuals, and access to an online HR Learning Management System, containing a myriad of additional resources.
BUT WHY CERTIFY?
Earning your professional certification from MSU's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations, one of the best and most respected programs in the country, demonstrates mastery of content and commitment to the field of human resources management. Mastery of course content will be evaluated via an online examination. Certification is achieved by participating in the entire five days of the workshop and passing the examination.
To earn certification, participants must attend all 5 days of the program and pass the examination.
THE CHRS DESIGNATION
Individuals who successfully complete the course, take part in discussions and exercises, and pass the required comprehensive examination will be recognized by Michigan State University's School of Human Resources & Labor Relations as a Certified Human Resources Specialist. They are entitled then to use the designation CHRS after their name.
Certification is only given to those who attend the entire program and pass the examination. They should expect a notification with their certificate via email two- to three-weeks after the completion of the program.
- Introduction to Human Resources Management
- Key Competencies for HR Professionals
- Strategic Human Resources Management
- Communications and Demonstrating Value
- Employment Law
- Recordkeeping and Reporting
- Job Analysis and Design
- Workforce Planning Analytics
- Recruitment, Sourcing and Selection
- Training and Development
- Performance Management
- Employee Retention
- Compensation and Benefits
- Health, Safety and Security
- Employee Discipline and Separation
- Labor Relations
Angela T. Hall, JD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. She received her JD from Florida State University, College of Law and her PhD from Florida State University, College of Business. She has previously been on the fa...
Tina M. Riley, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University (MSU). She is the Director of the School's Human Resource Executive Education program and holds a PhD in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education as ...
Stacy Hickox received her Bachelor's degree from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University and received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Stacy practiced law in the area of disability law at Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service prior to coming to SH...
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