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About the course

Whether you’re new to human resources or you simply want to strengthen your employee management skills, this course is an invaluable place to start.

This 12-week HR training course gives you a broad overview of the human resource function. It covers real-life HR issues and critical competency and knowledge-based topics including strategic planning, recruiting, compensation, benefits and employee relations.

In the Human Resource Management program you will receive 18-months of access (spanning three test windows) to the complete 2019 SHRM Learning System digital materials. Which includes the following:

  • Downloadable e-publications and online printable flashcards
  • Online content including introductory competency connection scenarios
  • 1,800+ knowledge and situational judgement questions
  • Tips and tools with additional information as well as resources built into topic group pages
  • An assessment, topic group practice tests and post-test for the SHRM-CP® and SHRM-SCP® level

Validate Yourself as an HR Professional and Leader. Earn a Globally Recognized HR Certification from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)®

What You’ll Study

HR Competencies

  • Leadership & Navigation
  • Ethical Practice
  • Business Acumen
  • Relationship Management
  • Consultation
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Global & Cultural Effectiveness
  • Communication


  • HR Strategic Planning
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Learning & Development
  • Total Rewards


  • Structure of the HR Function
  • Organizational Effectiveness & Development
  • Workforce Management
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Technology Management


  • HR in the Global Context
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • U.S. Employment Law & Regulations (U.S. Only)


U.S. Employment Laws and Regulation, Part 1

  • Discuss U.S. employment laws
  • Explain the employment litigation process
  • Describe laws that define equal opportunity for all workers
  • Explain workplace civil rights issues
  • Describe other types of discrimination in the workplace, such as age and disabilities
  • Explain workplace sexual harassment laws

U.S. Employment Laws and Regulation, Part 2

  • Examine equal pay laws
  • Discuss benefits legislation
  • Examine workplace laws pertaining to safety and health
  • Examine employee and labor law
  • Review employment consumer reports and the laws that govern them
  • Review employee records management

HR Strategic Planning

  • Define mission, vision, and values
  • Develop organizational strategy
  • Explore value creation and stakeholder concept
  • Detail the strategic planning process
  • Measure strategic outcomes, including financial measures and HR audits
  • Understand how to implement and evaluate strategy
  • Distinguish between leadership and management

Who should attend

This course is designed for everyone from junior HR practitioners to VPs. Anyone who is involved with hiring or managing employees will benefit including: middle managers, administrative assistants and those who want to enter the field of human resources.

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