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Society for Human Resource Management





SHRM Certification Course

SHRM Learning System Prep Course
Prepare for the (PHR) Professional in Human Resources Certification exams administered by the Human Resource Certification Institute

Build a Solid HR Foundation with the SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program

The SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program is an introductory course offering a comprehensive overview of the human resource function. The course covers today's most vital and timely topics, including employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, orientation and training, and the employee performance process.

The SHR Essentials course is specifically designed to challenge you and provide the skills you need to confidently face today's complex HR situations and compliance issues within your organization. You will participate in interactive case study activities designed for you to practice real-life HR situations in a non-threatening atmosphere.

Advance your HR Knowledge and effectiveness

If you're new to human resources and need to strengthen your employee management skills , the SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program is for you. Knowledge of the essentials can improve valuable on-the-job effectiveness, protect your small business from needless litigation, and help advance your career. The course will arm you with practical skills you can immediately apply to your own situation.

Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), this cost-effective course covers real-life HR issues, including employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, the employee performance process, and much more. You will also learn key information to keep you on track with compliance issues.

You'll benefit from the shared experiences of your instructor and peers, while learning techniques for handling HR challenges through interactive case studies designed to make you feel comfortable dealing with HR issues. In addition, you'll receive a Certificate of Completion from our institution and have the opportunity to earn 1.5 continuing education units (CEUs) for completing the course.

These are typical job titles of students who've completed the program:

HR Specialist
HR Generalist
Office Manager
Staffing Specialist
Small Business Owner
Executive Assistant
HR Administrator
Admissions Counselor
Administrative Assistant

Course Topics

The SHRM Learning System includes six modules covering the entire HR Certification Institutes body of knowledge, which will cover everything that is needed to be known for the PHR or SHRM exam. 

  1. Business Management and Strategy
  • Strategic role of HR in organizations
  • HR business management skills
  • Strategic planning process
  • Evaluating the internal/external environments
  • HR and the legislative and regulatory environment
  1. Workforce Planning and Employment
  • Employee rights, privacy and consumer protection legislation
  • Organizational staffing requirements
  • Job analysis and documentation
  • Recruitment, flexible staffing, selection and retention
  1. Human Resource Development

  • Organizational development initiatives

  • Adult learning and motivation

  • Training and development

  • Talent and performance management

  1. Compensation and Benefits
  • Compensation structure and systems
  • Benefit programs (Government mandated, deferring comp plans, health care and other non-statutory benefits)
  • Compensation and benefits legislation
  • Evaluating compensation and benefits programs
  1. Employee and Labor Relations 
  • Employee and labor relations legislation
  • Union organizing and collective bargaining
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Discipline and complaint resolution
  1. Risk Management  
  • Organizational risk
  • Workplace safety, health, security and privacy
  • Risk management legislation

The SHRM Advantage

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. The Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interest of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 225,000 members in over 125 countries, and more than 575 affiliated chapters. Visit


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Price: $975 - SHRM Members
$1,025 - non-SHRM Members

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