Organizations may depend on data, but their most valuable resource isn’t digital — it’s human. In as little as seven months, our Graduate Human Resource Management Certificate will help you develop the skills to help businesses find the right people and, more importantly, keep them. Classes are just 6 weeks long, so they won’t get in the way of your busy life.
This course provides you with the interpersonal skills and self-awareness needed to motivate people in the workplace and to manage group dynamics to create synergy among group members. The course focuses on the development of the skill sets necessary to elicit high commitment and productivity from people and groups through awareness of one's own values, behaviors, and decision-making tendencies.
This course prepares human resource managers to comply with human resource laws and regulations across all jurisdictions. Students learn how to manage human resource functions within a regulatory environment. Other topics include laws and regulations related to the following: workforce planning and employment, human resource development activities, compensation and benefits, labor relations, and workplace safety.
This course prepares students to evaluate and develop a workforce to attain organizational goals. Students will learn to develop total reward strategies that attract and retain the best employees. Other topics include recruitment strategies, workforce planning and assessment, relocation practices, right sizing, negotiation, employment policies, and global compensation practices.
This course applies development and training concepts to enhance organizational performance. Students will develop an employee engagement strategy. Other topics include training program development and delivery, employee relations, organizational development theories and applications, behavior issues, and performance management.
This capstone course applies human resource concepts to improve organizational effectiveness within the framework of employment laws and regulations. Students apply existing professional standards and theories to human resource management. Other topics include the strategic alignment of human resource management within the organization, global workforce planning, career and leadership development, and performance analysis and appraisal.
ORG/535: People and Organizations
HRM/546: Human Resource Law
HRM/548: Recruitment and Retention Practices
HRM/552: Organizational Training and Development
HRM/595: Human Resource Capstone Course
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Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Graduate Human Resource Management Certificate online.
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