Human Resource Professionals

The Certificate in Human Resource Management classes serves as a preparation tool for the PHR/SPHR certification examination. Go to to verify eligibility requirements to take the PHR/SPHR exam.

Certificate in Human Resource Management
Instructors: L. Ford, SPHR & P. Greufe, SPHR, MBA, CM
Offered in partnership with the Great River Human Resource Association
With our blended approach and utilization of HRCP, you’ll learn from printed workbooks, online tools and current HR practitioners as well as have the opportunity to verify your knowledge and to network with other human resource personnel.
Topics covered include:
•​Business management and strategy
•​Workforce planning and employment
•​Human resource development
•​Compensation and benefits
•​Employee and labor relations
•​Risk management
Receive 3.3 CEU.
The HRCP materials are included in the cost of the class.
Class offered again Fall 2015.

Program Benefits »

Program Benefits

  • Career Advancement
  • Cost Effective Learning
  • Practitioner-focused and Competency-based
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Recertification Credits
  • Action Oriented Curriculum

Who Should Attend »

Who Should Attend

  • Human Resource professionals preparing for the HRCI certification exams
  • Employee Benefits Directors
  • Employee Relations Managers
  • Senior Managers new to the human resource field
  • Training Directors
  • Human Resource staff members
  • Any manager or professional seeking career change or enhancement

Modules covered »

Topics Covered 
Module 1: Business Management and Strategy
Developing, contributing to, and supporting the organization’s mission, vision, values, strategic goals and objectives; formulating policies; guiding and leading the change process; and evaluating organizational effectiveness as an organizational leader.

Module 2: Workforce Planning and Employment
Developing, implementing, and evaluating sourcing, recruitment, hiring, orientation, succession planning, retention, and organizational exit programs necessary to ensure the workforce’s ability to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives.

Module 3: Human Resource Development
Developing, implementing, and evaluating activities and programs that address employee training and development, performance appraisal, and talent and performance management to ensure that the knowledge, skills, abilities, and performance of the workforce meet current and future organizational and individual needs.

Module 4: Compensation and Benefits
Developing/selecting, implementing/administering, and evaluating compensation and benefits programs for all employee groups in order to support the organization’s goals, objectives, and values.

Module 5: Employee and Labor Relations
Developing, implementing/administering, and evaluating the workplace in order to maintain relationships and working conditions that balance employer/employee needs and rights in support of the organization’s goals and objectives.

Module 6: Risk Management
Developing, implementing/administering, and evaluating programs, procedures, and policies in order to provide a safe, secure working environment and to protect the organization from potential liability.

SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management
Instructor: L. Bassow, SPHR
Are you someone who has responsibility for personnel issues such as a small business owner, a supervisor who has HR responsibilities, an entry-level HR professional? Are you someone exploring HR as a career field? The course covers the essentials for handling HR challenges including employment law, effective recruitment, compensation systems, employee orientation and training, the appraisal process, coaching and discipline, as well as key pieces of federal legislation including sexual harassment, age discrimination and the FMLA. The SHRM materials are included in the cost of the class.
Receive 1.5 CEU and the SHRM Certificate
Class offered again Fall 2015.