SHRM Essentials of HR Management

Advance Your HR Knowledge and Effectiveness

Whether you’re new to HR or HR is one of the many roles you fulfill at your company, this course covers the key topics you need to know. Knowledge of the essentials can improve valuable on-the-job effectiveness, protect your small business from needless litigation, and help advance your career. The course will arm you with practical skills you can immediately apply to your own situation.

You’ll benefit from the shared experiences of your instructor and peers, while learning techniques for handling HR challenges through interactive case studies designed to make you feel comfortable dealing with HR issues.

The course is offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Visit

The six learning modules cover a broad spectrum of topics:

  • Resource Management
  • Employment Law
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Employee Development
  • Performance Management

Who should take this course?

This program is designed for entry-level HR professionals, small business owners responsible for the HR function in their companies and people looking into HR as a career-change possibility.

Typical job titles of students who complete the program:

  • HR specialist
  • HR generalist
  • Office manager
  • Staffing specialist
  • Administrative assistant
  • HR administrator
  • Recruiter
  • Small business owner
  • Job Seekers

Instructor: Rebecca S. Wilson, PHR, has over 20 years experience in human resources, career counseling, organizational development, finance, business, and information systems.

5 Wednesdays / Feb. 22 - Mar. 22 / 6 - 9 p.m. / $499, includes 2 printed manuals, and access to web-based study tools and resources for 12 months ($549 after Feb. 12).