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About the course
If you are an HR professional who wants to advance or excel in your career, earning a Certified Human Resources Specialist (CHRS) certification from Michigan State University will take you to the next level in strategic human resources management.
This human resource training program is the premier certification for new HR professionals and managers who want to add greater value through a thorough understanding of human resources management.
The challenge before you is to drive organizational success through effective, strategic human resource management (HRM) practices and policies, and to comply with myriad employment and labor laws at both the state and federal level. In this workshop you will acquire an extensive set of reference materials and resources while building your professional HR network.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS GAINED
- Drive organizational success through strategic HRM practices
- Comply with employment and labor laws, minimizing risk
- Create a safe and healthy work environment
- Follow ethical standards of conduct
- Recruit and select the right people for the right positions
- 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
NEED THE KNOWLEDGE BUT NOT THE CERTIFICATION?
You're not alone. Many business owners and managers feel the same, and have participated in the CHRS class, without taking the examination. You can do the same. You'll get all of the benefits of the class, the networking, the materials, and the over 100 resources on the website created just for your class, without the stress of a test.
Taking advantage of this no-test option is easy. Just register online and while in class, let your instructor know that you won't be taking the exam. It's that easy. You'll build your HR competencies, the competencies that will help you be the best leader you can be, from one of the best schools of human resources and labor relations in the country.
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.
- 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 ...
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