Essentials of Human Resources Management

Why You Should Take This Program

In partnership with the Society for 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 Dates Location
Session 1:
9/23/13 through 10/21/13
5 Monday Evenings
Instructor: James McHale, MBA, SPHR; President of Strategic Source, Inc.; Gwynedd-Mercy College Instructor

Mondays - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m
$475 (includes student materials)
Session 1:
PennSuburban Chamber of Commerce
34 Susquehanna Avenue
Lansdale, PA 19446

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Session 2:
10/21/13 through 11/18/13
5 Monday Evenings
Instructor: Donna Torelli, MBA, SPHR, GPHR, Vice President and Executive Director, Human Resources, Greene, Tweed and Company

Mondays - 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
$475 (includes student materials)
Session 2:
Villanova University
Main Campus
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 1908

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Session 3:
11/2/13 and 11/9/13
2 Full Saturdays
Instructor: Jim Kane, MS, SPHR, Director, Office of Continuing Studies, Villanova University

Saturdays- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
$575 (includes student materials, continental breakfast and lunch)
Session 3:
Villanova University
Main Campus
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 1908

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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 Modules

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

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

Who Should Attend

  • Entry level HR practitioners
  • Small business owners responsible for the HR function
  • Professionals looking into HR as a career change

Instructors

Jim Kane, MS, SPHR, Director, Office of Continuing Studies at Villanova University
Jim has over 23 years experience as a human resource leader with Villanova University, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Aqua America. Jim is a lead instructor in the SHRM Learning System at Villanova and has a MS in Human Resource Development from Villanova University.

James McHale, MBA, SPHR, President, Strategic Source, Inc.
James leads professionals in organization and human performance improvement. His personal expertise includes managerial assessment, strategic planning, management development and project management. He has managed the consulting practice since 1989. Jim received a BS in Management from Penn State University and an MBA in Operations Management and Behavioral Science from the University of Maryland.

Donna Torelli, MBA, SPHR, GPHR, Vice President and Executive Director, Human Resouces, Greene, Tweed and Company
Donna has responsibility for a global HR organizaiton that provides leadership and guidance on business and HR issues to ensure that the company achieves its growth and strategic business objectives.  Donna develops, implements and administers global wide policies, processes and systems for Recruiting, Compensation, Benefits, Employee/Labor Relations, Training, Organization Development and Policies.  She also has responsibility for global oversight in Asia (Singapore, Taiwan, Japan and Korea) and Europe (UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands).

Course Fee

The course fee is $575.00 for Session 3 (incl. all student materials, continental breakfast and lunch).  For Sessions 1 and 2, the fee is $475.00 (incl. all student materials).

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