Who should attend
- Seasoned professionals who desire a systematic and comprehensive review of
- Human Resource Management
- HR practitioners preparing for the PHR, SPHR or SHRM certification exams
- Professionals whose primary training in Human Resource Management has been on-the-job training
- Early careerists who aspire to work in the Human Resource Management field
- Managers who need current, specialized knowledge
- Small business persons who do not have in-house professional Human Resource Management expertise
About the course
The Human Resource Management Certificate Program teaches the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage the human resources in today's complex business environment. The program is a 12 week intensive course covering the main aspects of Human Resource Management. Rather than using only one instructor for the course, multiple instructors with significant professional expertise lead each of the weekly topics to impart professional knowledge and practical application of HRM concepts. The program is sponsored jointly by the Department of Business Administration and Extended and International Education at Sonoma State University. It is endorsed by the Personnel Association of Sonoma County (PASCO).
The program combines technical knowledge with skill building in the following areas:
- Management Practices
- Managing a Diverse Workforce
- The Legal Context
- Selection and Placement
- Training and Development
- Benefits Administration
- Conflict and Dispute Resolution
- Employee and Labor Relations
- Employee Development
- Health, Safety, and Security
Results-oriented Human Resources professional with over 20 years of experience in both non-profit and corporate environments. With a sense of humor and engaging approach, Susan develops and aligns HR programs with business strategies to ultimately drive results. Currently an independent HR consul...
Dr. Craig Nathanson is the Program Coordinator for the Human Resource Management Certificate Program at Sonoma State University. He is an Adjunct Lecturer in the School Of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University, and is an Educator, Author, speaker and coach for mid-life development. D...
golbou ghassemieh has 15 years of professional Human Resources management level experience. Her career began as a recruiter for a local executive search firm, and she also spent time consulting with small businesses while working on her Master’s thesis. She continued her career in the challenging...
John F. Hyland has primarily focused his practice to employment law since his admission to the Bar in 1995. Prior to forming Rukin Hyland LLP, John held an Of Counsel position with Paul Hastings, LLP in the firm's San Francisco office where he advised and represented companies in State and Federa...
Jessica Jauregui is a dynamic Human Resources leader with over 20 years of accomplished leadership experience in all functional areas of Human Resources. She has been the Chief Human Resources Officer at Santa Rosa Community Health since April 2017. In her current role as the executive level HR p...
Vic McKnight is Vice President of InterWest Insurance Services. He joined InterWest in August 2016. Previously, he was a Principal at EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants in their North Bay office. Vic has been in insurance consulting and employee benefit program management for 24 years. As a...
Scott Rhymes is a highly accredited environmental, health, and safety professional with over 21 years experience working in the areas of workplace safety, environmental health and insurance risk control. Scott is currently a Senior Risk Control Consultant with USI Insurance Services where he help...
Lorraine Segal, M.A., through her business Conflict Remedy, offers consulting, coaching, and training for business executives, managers, and employees to help them navigate conflict, communicate clearly, understand bullying, and help create a harmonious and productive workplace. Her clients have ...
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