Programming & Development

SHRM Essentials of HR Management


Gain the critical knowledge necessary to help reduce costs, avoid potential lawsuits, and improve your ability to handle challenging HR issues. This program is ideal if you are just starting out in the HR profession.

Course Objectives
This program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to: Build a solid foundation in human resource management. Discuss key pieces of federal legislation that impact HR. Understand the role of the EEOC and its investigatory process. Improve your employee recruitment and selection process to help avoid legal pitfalls. Understand the importance of effectively communicating base pay, incentive compensation, and benefits information to staff at all levels. Gain knowledge of employee orientation, onboarding, and training and development. Learn the process, methods and purpose of performance appraisals.

Course Outline:

The HR profession
Strategic and human resource planning
Federal CEO legislation
The EEOC and affirmative action
Compensation legislation
Other federal
The selection process
Evaluating applicants
Total compensation
Pay increases and incentives
Compensation system design
Benefits overview
Orientation, training, and development
Training program design
Training evaluation
Performance management systems
Performance appraisal process
Disciplinary action

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