Human Resource Management Certificate
The U.S. Department of Labor projects there will be about 4,000,000 new jobs by 2018. As such, a human resource management certificate will help you assume an important role in the HR department of the future. The battle for talent in most industries will never go away, and this certificate will help you put your company at the top of the talent success story list. You will be recognized for the value you add to your organization. In addition, the final course you take will help prepare you for the professional accreditation exam in the field of human resource management. That accreditation continues to grow in stature among American business leaders.Class Formats:
- Alternating weekend classes on the main campus
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Required CoursesTotal credits: 16
|HRM 5260||Employee Relations|
|HRM 5360||Human Resource Development|
|HRM 5365||Talent Management|
|HRM 5375||Employee Health and Reward Systems|
|HRM 5302||Human Resource Certification Workshop|
HRM 5260 Employee Relations (3 cr.)
An in-depth examination of labor relations, covering collective bargaining, contract negotiation, contract administration, mediation, arbitration, and other types of dispute resolution case problems based on actual situations that are utilized to acquaint students with union-management relations. Prerequisite: HRMP 5200 or equivalent.
HRM 5360 Human Resource Development (3 cr.)
This course addresses the entire range of topics that have traditionally been included in an organization's HRD function such as designing systems of instruction as well as content that reflects the future of HRD such as job aids and electronic performance support systems. The course will focus on various aspects of a corporate training and development function, training program design and development, various methods and media for training delivery, 17 different training applications, and various resources available for HRD efforts. Students will analyze an aspect of their organization's HRD efforts. Prerequisite: HRMP 5200 or equivalent.
HRM 5365 Talent Management (3 cr.)
This course focuses on the strategies and tools that human resource professionals use to create organizational excellence by identifying high quality talent; creation of technological strategies to recruit high quality talent; development of systems that will provide highest levels of both personal and professional development and growth within the organization; creation of promotional and cross-functional systems that will talent strength the organization; development of retention strategies that tie rewards to performance of talent; creation of workforce planning systems that will provide succession planning of best talent within the organization; and utilization of technological systems to support these functions within human resources planning. Prerequisite: HRMP 5200 or equivalent.
HRM 5375 Employee Health and Reward Systems (3 cr.)
This course examines the strategies and options available to maintain employee health, as well as compensation administration. Job evaluation, incentive systems, and work sampling will be considered. A strong course focus will be on pay for performance. Innovative approaches that have been used by a variety of organizations will be studied. Prerequisite: HRMP 5200 or equivalent.
HRM 5302 Human Resource Certification Workshop (4 cr.)
As the last course in the HRM curriculum, this course provides a unique learning experience, reviewing and integrating all the student has learned. All aspects of HRM are addressed. This course also prepares students to sit for the HRCI certification exams. Considerable time is spent simulating the exam experience. Prerequisites: HRM 5260, HRM 5365 and HRM 5375.
Because Master's level study extends knowledge and skills acquired in both the classroom and workplace, the successful completion of the following foundation courses are required in order to enroll in this certificate program. Satisfactory completion of foundation courses requires a "C" grade or better in each.
HRMP 5200 Introductory Human Resource Management (3 cr.)
A survey course to acquaint students with the major policies and procedures dealing with the Human Resources activities in most organizations. The course is designed to provide an overview of several major functions in human resources. Topics include staffing, recruitment, performance evaluation, development, compensation, labor relations, and safety. Techniques for improving the legal impact will be integrated throughout the course. Some consideration to international HRM will also be given.