Human Resources Offerings

SHRM Learning System

Prepare for your Professional Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation with the updated and expanded HR Certification Institute exam preparation course. Designed by subject matter experts, the curriculum covers the HR Certification Institute body of knowledge tested in PHR/SPHR exams. The blended instruction format uses printed workbooks, software, online tools and a dynamic classroom experience to teach relevant content essentials for HR professionals in the workplace. You can also earn 3.5 continuing education units (CEUs) for completing this course.

Functional areas of human resource management covered include:

* Strategic Management
* Workforce Planning and Employment
* Human Resource Development
* Total Rewards
* Employee and Labor Relations
* Risk Management

The next testing window is Spring 2014: May 1, - June 30, 2014. For information on the exam and how to register, visit

Next session coming Fall 2014

Total Compensation System
Learn the key elements of a total compensation system

* Explain the basic elements of a total compensation system
* Understand the role of base pay, incentives, and differentials in employee compensation
* Explain the four key steps of the compensation system design process
* Provide an overview of benefits commonly offered by employers

Mar. 25, 2014
Liberty Crossing, M114
Register by: Mar. 18, 2014

Employee Development
Obtain an understanding of orientation, development and training

* Understand the importance of learning styles and adult learning principles in developing training
* Explain the purpose of orientation, onboarding, development, and training
* Identify on-the-job and off-the-job training strategies
* Identify key professional development tools
* Explain the four levels of evaluation

Apr. 8, 2014
Liberty Crossing, M114
Register by: Apr. 1, 2014

Performance Management
Discover the purpose and process for performance evaluation

* Describe the performance evaluation process and systems
* Identify common evaluation errors
* Conduct effective disciplinary meetings
* Identify legal issues to consider during employee terminations

Apr. 22, 2014
Liberty Crossing, M114
Register by: Apr. 15, 2014

Coaching for Peak Performance

Effective coaching is one of the most important drivers of team member performance. Whether leaders are guiding people toward success in new or challenging situations, or helping people improve or enhance their work performance, their ability to coach and provide feedback makes the difference between mediocrity and high performance.

By helping learners understand the importance of three coaching techniques and how to effectively handle both proactive and reactive coaching discussions, this course helps leaders have more effective and efficient interactions.

Devta Kidd
Apr. 11, 2014
Liberty Crossing, Room M114
Register by: Apr. 4, 2014