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Managing Human Resources Certificate Program 

This program provides you with current information and a complete overview of human resource roles and responsibilities through interactive seminars covering fundamental workplace needs and issues.  Aimed for the new HR professionals, small business owners, office managers, department supervisors and others, take just those seminars that interest you, but for maximum benefit, complete the entire program to earn the Certificate of Completion in Managing Human Resources.  Prior participants have also taken one or more modules in preparation for the PHR/SPHR tests as well as for continuing education credits following their certification. 

Instructor:  Andrea Gropper, president of Merik Associates, a regional human resources and consulting firm providing innovative strategic and practical solutions and services to small and mid-sized businesses

Human Resources Management

This seminar provides a brief overview and summary of HR functions in the organization and how the pieces fit together.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 4/30

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $59 + $10 materials fee

CRN: 445 Course Number: SBPD1153 Section: RWB


Employment Law

Using case studies and discussion, you’ll develop an understanding of key pieces of employment legislation governing the workplace, employment decisions, and unlawful behaviors.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm, two evenings, 5/7  to 5/14

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $115 + $20 materials fee

CRN: 446 Course Number: SBPD1154 Section: RWB


Recruitment & Selection

Explore different sourcing and selection processes to identify and hire the most qualified candidates.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 5/21

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $59 + $10 materials fee

CRN: 447 Course Number: SBPD1155 Section: RWB


Effective Policies & Procedures/Workplace Communications

Learn to develop policies and procedures that fit and meet your organization’s specific needs.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm, one evening, 5/28

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $59 + $10 materials fee

CRN: 448 Course Number: SBPD1156 Section: RWB


Performance Management/Employee Training and Development

Starting with a comprehensive orientation upon hire, you’ll learn how to provide direction for enhancing individual and group productivity and drive behavior to align with the organization’s core values, goals, and strategy.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm, two evenings, 6/4 to 6/11

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $115 + $20 materials fee

CRN: 449 Course Number: SBPD1157 Section: RWB


Compensation & Benefits

Understand and create effective compensation and benefit plans to reward employees appropriately for their performance.

Course Information

Course One – Winter/Spring 2015

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm, two evenings, 3/19 to 3/26

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $115 + $20 materials fee

CRN: 107 Course Number: SBPD1158 Section: RWA

Course Two – Spring/Summer 2015

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm, two evenings, 6/18 to 6/25

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $115 + $20 materials fee

CRN: 450 Course Number: SBPD1158 Section: RWB