Human Resources Certificate – Part 1

Human Resources Certificate - Part 1 bundles two courses that start students on the path to becoming an HR Professional. HR Essentials provides an overview of the areas of focus for the HR certificate and then students begin studying topic areas in depth with Benefits Basics.

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$1,119

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Human Resources Certificate – Part 1

Human Resources Certificate - Part 1 bundles two courses that start students on the path to becoming an HR Professional. HR Essentials provides an overview of the areas of focus for the HR certificate and then students begin studying topic areas in depth with Benefits Basics.

What you’ll be able to do — competencies

 

Course 1. SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

  • Gain a clear understanding of the immense value that HR and the HR professional bring to the workplace.
  • Through talent development, performance management, employee mental health and well-being, and more, learn how HR supports and directly impacts all facets of the employee experience.
  • Learn how culture can help employees thrive and do their best work.
  • Obtain an understanding of how HR technology evaluation and integration can strengthen your organization’s strategic abilities.
  • Discover the key role HR plays in elevating workplace performance.
  • Enhance your ability to apply key HR legislation to maintain a culture of compliance. (For U.S. only.)

Course 2:  Benefit Basics

  • Identify key terminology that applies to the world of benefits
  • Recognize the types of benefits plans and distinguish between mandatory and optional benefit programs
  • Understand the key components of state and federally regulated programs such as COBRA, ERISA, FMLA and HIPAA
  • Learn future trends in benefit planning and the potential impact on benefit costs
  • Review the key benefit families and the benefit options available in each category
  • Use research skills to identify benefits in the news, and to expand knowledge in benefits outside the classroom

Course Description

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The newly updated, SHRM(R) Essentials of Human Resources provides foundational HR Knowledge and incorporates components of the SHRM BASK. It provides insights into the standards for knowledge, strategies and competencies required of effective HR professionals around the world. SHRM(R) Essentials is ideal for those who are new to HR, as well as small-business owners, managers and professionals with HR responsibilities.

Benefits are an important facet of HR and can be complicated. Gain an overview and essential building blocks to understanding benefits packages, including knowledge of mandatory benefits and the difference between voluntary and regulated benefit plans.

Prerequisites

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  • None

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