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. Recently updated in 2010, 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 course 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.

Materials (included in the tuition)

  • Participant Reference Book covers the six key HRM topics
  • Participant Activity Book consists of class slides and application activities
  • Interactive Software includes online tools including pre- and post-learning assessments

Participants who complete the course may earn up to 1.2 CEUs or up to 12 recertification hours and a certificate of achievement.

Course Schedule

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SHRM Essentials of HR Management
Course Offerings (2)
October 23, 2014 through October 24, 2014
Thursdays and Fridays: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Fletcher
CRN: SHRM115.041
Fee: $475
June 5, 2014 through June 6, 2014
Thursdays and Fridays: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Fletcher
CRN: SHRM314.041
Fee: $475
Description
This introductory course offers a comprehensive overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. This course provides you with critical knowledge to help reduce potentially costly lawsuits and improve your ability to handle challenging HR issues. The course addresses six key human resource management subjects in a user-friendly format designed to give an effective learning experience. Ideal for those who are just starting out in human resources professions, or those who are looking for an effective way to boost their employee management skills. The SHRM Essentials of HR Management will provide you with knowledge and skills that can be used immediately.


Why Essentials of HR Management?

No better way to gain a solid foundation in human resource management!

  • Review key pieces of federal legislation on sexual harassment, age discrimination and the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • 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
Professional & Continuing Studies

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Program Manager
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Fax: (804) 289-8138
cdraper@richmond.edu