Essentials of Human Resource Management

The SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management course is a true introduction to human resource management. The primary focus of this introductory program is to provide participants with a broad overview of the human resource function.

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Course Fees & Schedule

The course fee is $475.00 for Session 1, 2, and 3. All materials are included.

Registration, Billing/Payments and Cancellation Policy

Summer Session 2015 (June-August)
Fall 2015 (September-December)
Contact Program Administrator for more information: 610-519-4310

About the Program

The SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management course is a true introduction to human resource management. The primary focus of this introductory program is to provide participants with a broad overview of the human resource function. It consists of six modules offered over two (2) full days or five (5) evenings. The course includes readings, lectures, class discussions, and application activities. SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management course participants will receive 1.5 Continuing Education Units, 15 HR recertification credit hours and a certificate of completion from Villanova University.

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Course Curriculum

Human Resource Management

  • The Human Resource Management Profession
  • Human Resource Planning

Employment Law

  • EEO and Affirmative Action
  • Pregnancy, Age and Disability Legislation
  • Civil Rights Act

Recruitment and Selection

  • Recruiting Methods
  • Selection Tools
  • Adverse Impact
  • Interview Biases

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Compensation and Benefits

  • Total Compensation
  • Job Analysis and Documentation
  • Job Evaluation Methods

Employee Development

  • Orientation
  • Training and Development
  • Effective Adult Learning
  • Four Levels of Evaluation

Performance Management

  • Legal Concepts
  • Appraisal Methods
  • Disciplinary Action
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SHRM President and CEO, Hank Jackson, is pictured speaking at Villanova University in October, 2014 at the SHRM Town Hall held on campus!