Human Resource Management Associate Program

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Category: 
Business Management
Combined Hours: 
270
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
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Essentially every industry employs human resource, training, and labor relations managers and consultants. Our online training in Human Resource Management and Exam Prep Program will help you develop the specialized business and management skills needed to build a human resource management career. The program also walks you through the process of applying your professional knowledge and skills to the PHR/SPHR exam questions.

Human Resources Management

Human Resource Management activities exist throughout any organization, regardless of size or business frameworks. Our Human Resource Management course weaves together solid human resource principles, timely research, and recent changes, such as the expanded use of technology in recruiting processes and talent acquisition. This course examines important challenges facing managers and employees in today's business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today's most effective, unique approaches in dealing with HR issues.

Prerequisite: None

 

Human Resources Exam Prep (PHR/SPHR)

Our Human Resources Exam Prep course is designed to provide human resource professionals with a fun and engaging opportunity to prepare for the revised Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification exams. The Human Resources Exam Prep course walks you through the process of applying your professional knowledge and skills to the PHR/SPHR exam questions.

Prerequisite(s): Human Resource Management

** Course Subject to Change.

Human Resources Management

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify each of the major HRM functions and processes of strategic HRM planning
  • Recall the principles of recruitment, selection, training and development, compensation and benefits
  • Recognize emerging trends, opportunities and challenges in performance appraisal
  • List training and development processes as well as future trends for HRM globalization
  • Define strategic HR planning and the HRM process to the organization’s strategic management and decision-making process

Human Resources Exam Prep (PHR/SPHR)

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize federal legislation governing HR practices and identify appropriate courses of action
  • Differentiate between human resource management and development activities
  • Recall methods for recruitment and selection procedures
  • Choose how to apply HR code of ethics
  • Identify how adults learn and transfer new information to improve on-the-job performance

Human Resources Management

Human Resource Management Module 1
The Role of Human Resources

  • Human Resource Management Day to Day
  • The Role of Human Resource Management
  • Staffing
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Retention
  • Human Capital
  • Skills Needed for Human Resource Management
  • Today’s Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management Module 2
Developing and Implementing Strategies for HRM Plans

  • The Value of Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Steps to Strategic Plan Creation
  • Human Resource Management vs. Personnel Management
  • Writing the Human Resource Management Plan
  • Tips in Human Resource Management Planning

Human Resource Management Module 3
Diversity and Multiculturalism

  • Hiring Multiculturally
  • Power and Privilege
  • Why Diversity and Multiculturalism?
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Pay and Promotion
  • Diversity Plans
  • Multiculturalism and the Law
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Human Resource Management Module 4
Recruitment  

  • Keeping Up with Growth
  • The Recruitment Process
  • Recruitment Strategy
  • Technology in Recruitment
  • Job Analysis and Job Descriptions
  • The Law and Recruitment
  • Immigration Reform and Control Act
  • Patriot Act
  • EEO Set of Laws
  • Recruitment Strategies

Human Resource Management Module 5   
Selection

  • The Interview
  • The Selection Process
  • Criteria Development and Resume Review
  • Interviewing
  • Testing and Selecting
  • Making the Offer

Human Resource Management Module 6
Compensation and Benefits

  • Matching Compensation with Core Values
  • Goals of a Compensation Plan
  • Developing a Compensation Package
  • Internal and External Pay Factors
  • Types of Pay Systems
  • Job Evaluation Systems
  • Pay Theories
  • Laws Relating to Pay

Human Resource Management Module 7
Retention and Motivation

  • The Costs of Turnover
  • Reasons for Voluntary Turnover
  • Retention Plans
  • Theories on Job Dissatisfaction
  • Sources of Employee Satisfaction Data
  • Implementing Retention Strategies
  • Succession Planning

Human Resource Management Module 8
Training and Development  

  • Steps to Take in Training an Employee
  • Employee Orientation
  • In-House Training
  • Mentoring
  • External Training
  • Types of Training
  • Training Delivery Methods
  • Designing a Training Program

Human Resource Management Module 9
Successful Employee Communication

  • Communication Strategies
  • Communication and Emotional Intelligence
  • Communication Directions
  • Communication Styles
  • Crisis Communication
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Listening
  • Management Styles

Human Resource Management Module 10
Employee Performance Management

  • Handling Performance
  • Types of Performance Issues
  • What Influences Performance?
  • Defining Discipline
  • Performance Issues
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Handling Performance
  • Employee Rights

Human Resource Management Module 11
Employee Assessment and Talent Management

  • Performance Evaluation Systems
  • Performance Appraisal Systems
  • Performance Appraisal Legal Considerations
  • Appraisal Methods
  • Management by Objectives
  • Completing and Conducting the Appraisal
  • Best Practices in Performance Appraisals

Human Resource Management Module 12
Working with Labor Unions

  • History and Organization of Unions
  • Current Union Challenges
  • Labor Union Laws
  • The Unionization Process
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Working with Labor Unions
  • Administration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement

Human Resource Management Module 13
Safety and Health at Work   

  • Training for Safety
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Right-to-Know Laws
  • OSHA Enforcement
  • Health Hazards at Work
  • Stress Management
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders
  • Chemical and Substances
  • Workplace Violence

Human Resource Management Module 14
International HRM 

  • Offshoring
  • Outsourcing
  • The Global Environment
  • HRM Global Strategies
  • Staffing Internationally
  • Types of Staffing Strategy
  • International HRM Considerations

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Human Resources Exam Prep (PHR/SPHR)

Human Resources Exam Prep Module 1  
PHR Business Management, Talent Planning, and Acquisition

  • Certifying Human Resource Professionals
  • Organizations
  • Mission, Vision, Values
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis
  • Talent Planning
  • Job Analysis and Description
  • Staffing Programs

Human Resources Exam Prep Module 2 PHR Learning and Development   
Organizational Development

  • Employee Training Programs
  • Metrics
  • Budgeting and Accounting for Total Rewards
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Payroll

Human Resources Exam Prep Module 3
PHR Employee and Labor Relations

  • Human Relations
  • Organization Climate and Culture
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities
  • Performance Management Programs
  • Organization Exit/Off-Boarding Processes
  • Labor Relations
  • Risk Overview

Human Resources Exam Prep Module 4
SPHR Leadership, Planning, and Acquisition

  • Organizational Planning and Strategy
  • Strategic Management
  • Human Capital Management Plans
  • Service Delivery and Technology
  • Project Management Concepts
  • Recruiting and Selection
  • Strategic Workforce Planning

Human Resources Exam Prep Module 5 
SPHR Learning and Development, Total Rewards, and Employee Relations

  • Learning and Development Defined
  • The Role of the Behavioral Sciences
  • Succession Plans
  • Integrated Talent Management
  • Fiduciary Responsibility
  • Basic Budgeting and Accounting
  • Equity Compensation
  • Human Relations
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Workplace Safety and Security

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks*. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!**

*A few courses still have physical materials.
 

Human Resources Management

Upon successful completion of this Human Resource Management course, students will be prepared to sit for the HRCI certification exam to become an Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR).

Human Resources Exam Prep (PHR/SPHR)

Upon successful completion of this Human Resources Exam Prep (PHR/SPHR) course and the required professional HR experience, students will be prepared to sit for the HRCI certification exam to become a Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) or a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®). The PHR is open to HR professionals with a minimum of 2 years professional experience with a Bachelor's degree or 4 years experience with a high school diploma and the SPHR is available to those with a minimum of 7 years professional experience. The PHR is open to HR professionals with at least 2 years professional experience and the SPHR is available to those with a minimum of 7 years professional experience.

** Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player

 


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900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004
United States
Phone: 727-824-7800 ext. 8

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