SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
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Professional Course
2 weeks
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Course description

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

Whether you are a new HR professional or perform HR responsibilities in a non-HR role, this is the ideal program for you! In this practical, interactive course, you will acquire transferable skills and knowledge to better equip you for the challenges of recruiting, selecting and retaining qualified employees who enable your organization to reach its goals. You will learn from a seasoned HR professional, who will help you gain essential knowledge on HR roles and tasks and provide you with critical insights on how to successfully reduce costs and mitigate legal risks for your organization.

All Live Online sessions are recorded and available to watch for a full year after the program.

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Who should attend?

Individuals seeking to lay the foundation of effective HR management.

Training content

This program includes the following modules:

  • Module 1: Human Resource Fundamentals
    • The HR profession
    • Strategic and human resource planning
  • Module 2: Talent Acquisition
    • Recruiting
    • Selecting candidates to interview
    • Interviewing candidates
    • Completing the selection process
  • Module 3: Total Rewards
    • Pay increases and incentives
    • Compensation system design
    • Benefits overview
  • Module 4: Learning and Development
    • Training program design
    • Orientation, onboarding, and professional development
    • Training evaluation
  • Module 5: Performance Management
    • Performance management systems
    • Performance evaluation process
    • Performance improvement
    • Termination
  • Module 6: Employment Law
    • Employment Law Overviews
    • Impacts of Employment Law
    • Medical and Emergency Leave Mandates
    • Safety Requirements
    • Employee Handbooks


Course fee for Live Online:

  • Member Price: $1,395
  • Non-Member Price: $1,665

Certification / Credits

Recertification: SHRM: 15 PDCs

  • Create a stronger alignment between your organizational and HR goals.
  • Build your knowledge of HR practices.
  • Apply newly learned HR knowledge to practical activities, similar to those required on the job.
  • Plan for ways to transfer the knowledge and skills learned from training to on-the-job tasks.

About SHRM

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR...

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Society for Human Resource Management
1800 Duke Street
22314 Alexandria, VA

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