This course will help by providing you with an overview of human resource roles and responsibilities, giving you critical knowledge and skills to prevent costly lawsuits and handle challenging HR issues.
The SHRM Essentials of HR Management® provides knowledge and skills you can use immediately. It addresses six key human resource management practices, which are compiled into one comprehensive course.
Define the function of human resource management in organizations.
Explain the key responsibilities of human resource professionals.
Explain how HR planning complements an organization's strategic planning process.
Explain how employment laws affect the activities of HR and its managers.
Explain the role of federal agencies in ensuring compliance with legislation.
Explain how affirmative action affects HR and managers.
Recruitment and Selection
Evaluate the effectiveness of recruiting methods.
Identify selection tools and their effectiveness.
Explain how to select the best applicants for positions.
Identify potential areas of bias in the interview process and methods to minimize their impact.
Compensation and Benefits
Explain the components of a total reward system.
Describe the purpose of base pay, short- and long-term incentives, and performance-based differences in compensation.
Explain the process of designing a sound compensation system.
Analyze benefits that are typically offered by employers.
Discuss training and identify effective training strategies.
Explain how learning styles and adult learning principles influence training design.
Explain the reasons for new employee orientation, onboarding, training and development.
Explain methods of career development.
Evaluate training effectiveness.
Describe systems for evaluating performance.
Identify administrative issues and rater errors in evaluation.
Describe methods for conducting effective disciplinary meetings.
Explain how employment laws impact employee termination processes.
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Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs) cannot be converted into academic credit. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not CEUs/PDUs earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by employers and/or applicable licensing agencies.
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