• Cindy Grider - SPHR/SCP - Director of Human Resources, Robert Weed Plywood

SHRM Essentials of HR Management

The SHRM Essentials of HR Management is an introductory course offering a comprehensive overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. It gives participants critical knowledge to help reduce potentially costly lawsuits and improves their ability to handle challenging HR issues. This course is ideal for those who are just starting out in the human resources profession, or those who are looking for an effective way to boost their employee management skills.

The SHRM Essentials of HR Management provides participants with knowledge and skills that can be used immediately. The course addresses six key human resource management subjects in a user-friendly format designed to give an effective learning experience. Participant materials include:

Print Materials

  • Participant’s Reference Book covers six topics that are contained in one book for easy reference:
    • Human Resource Management
    • Employment Law
    • Recruitment and Selection
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Employee Development
    • Performance Management
  • The Participant’s Activities Book includes:
    • Copies of classroom slides
    • Application activities

Interactive Software

Each participant receives access to the following online tools:

  • Pre-test to gauge current knowledge
  • An innovative study plan to guide learning path
  • Module-specific test for each module
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Post-test to assess learning gain
    • Threaded case study featuring real life scenarios to apply concepts learned throughout the course
  • Access to the online Resource Center offering HR updates, a feedback feature, and links to valuable resources
    • Access to individual and group reports to measure progress and learning gain
    • Fully integrated mobile capabilities to study on-the-go
    • Ability to print a certificate of achievement

Why Essentials of HR Management? 

There is no better way to gain a solid foundation in human resource management. 

  • Review key pieces of federal legislation on sexual harassment, age discrimination, the FMLA, GINA, VEVRAA and PPACA
  • Improve employee recruitment and selection while avoiding legal pitfalls
  • Understand the importance of effectively communicating base pay, incentive compensation and benefits information to staff at all levels
  • Increase your knowledge of employee orientation, onboarding, development and training
  • Learn the process, methods and purpose of performance appraisals

15 contact hours - 1.5 PDC's

Instructor :: Cindy Grider
5 Wednesdays :: October 4 - Novemaber 1:: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
 South Bend Campus

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