Becoming an Human Resource (HR) professional requires a working knowledge of the six key management practices of HR. Learners will explore the SHRM Essentials of HR Management through case study, research and evaluation, leaving the classroom with the ability to apply the critical knowledge and skills required to handle challenging HR issues and minimize organization risk.
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 the purpose of base pay, short- and long-term incentives, and performance-based differences in compensation.
Employment Law & Recruitment and Selection
Identify potential areas of bias in the interview process and methods to minimize their impact.
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.
Evaluate the effectiveness of recruiting methods.
Identify selection tools and their effectiveness.
Explain how to select the best applicants for positions.
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.
Human Resource Management
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.
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