Fundamentals of Human Resources Management

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
Professional Course
4 days
From 2,195 USD
Start dates
Online
2,195 USD
8/10/2020

Chicago
2,345 USD
9/24/2020

New York City
2,345 USD
10/8/2020

Houston
2,345 USD
10/19/2020
AMA - American Management Association

Course description

 

Whether you're a recently appointed HR manager, are new to HR or have a non-HR job with HR responsibilities, this course can give you the know-how you need. Understand essential HR functions and learn to develop an action plan to put to work in your organization.

This comprehensive seminar delivers a clear-eyed analysis of HR's role in organizations now, and identifies future trends. . .from confronting issues of workplace harassment to recognizing compliance red flags. . .from preparing policies and procedures manuals to identifying the elements of effective performance management. . .from flexible benefits packages to cost-effective retention strategies, and more.

How you will benefit:

  • Understand HR’s role as a vital contributor to your organization’s success
  • Discover strategies to attract and retain top talent
  • Examine best practices for managing performance and creating compensation, training and benefit systems that drive bottom-line results
  • Identify and deal with potentially explosive issues with an eye to both legal requirements and the needs of your business
  • Analyze HR issues and develop action plans you can implement in your organization
  • See how HR and non-HR functions in every organization can create an effective, complementary work environment

Who should attend?

 

HR practitioners with less than three years’ experience; non-HR practitioners with HR responsibilities; more experienced HR professionals seeking a fast-paced review of the role of HR in today’s rapidly-evolving workplace.

Training content

This training course will cover:

The Changing Role of HR

  • A useful historical review of personnel/HR
  • HR’s role in today’s workplace and beyond
  • HR as a strategic business partner
  • Organizational and external trends and challenges

The HR Function

  • Key functional HR tasks in any organization
  • HR functional responsibilities in small, midsized and large organizations
  • How HR relates to non-HR functions
  • HR, non-HR and shared employee-related functional activities
  • HR trends and challenges

Legal Responsibilities

  • HR and managerial legal responsibilities
  • Employment-related federal legislation
  • Select legal terms and their impact
  • Questions and categories to avoid during the employment process
  • Workplace sexual harassment
  • Legal trends and challenges

The Employment Process

  • Key issues of employment concern for HR practitioners
  • Matching applicants with job requirements and responsibilities
  • Selection criteria, questioning techniques and background research
  • Orientation and assimilation
  • Current employment-related trends and challenges
  • Critical learning points

Information Processing

  • Employee handbooks
  • Policies and procedures manuals
  • Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
  • Information processing trends and challenges
  • Maximum HRIS utilization

Compensation

  • Characteristics of an effective compensation system
  • Job evaluations
  • Salary surveys
  • Traditional and dynamic compensation programs
  • Compensation trends and challenges

Performance Management

  • Objectives of performance management systems
  • Coaching and counseling
  • Performance management components and guidelines
  • Respective roles among HR, managers and employees
  • Performance management meetings: preparation, action plan, pitfalls
  • Varied approaches to performance management
  • Emerging performance management trends

Benefits

  • Mandated and voluntary benefits
  • Typical/popular offerings
  • Maintaining a cost-effective emphasis
  • Current trends: rising costs, next generation, global impact,
    the next wave

Organizational and Employee Development

  • Respective responsibilities
  • Types of employee training
  • Career development
  • Succession planning
  • Employee retention strategies
  • Trends and challenges in organizational and
    employee development

Final Activity

  • Putting it together: understanding and implementing your role
    in the organization; toward creating your action plan

Costs

The course is priced as follows: $2345 - Non-members
$2095 - AMA members
$1794 - GSA price

About AMA

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About American Management Association International

For over 90 years, American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions, including public open-enrollment seminars...


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