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SHRM Essentials® of HR Management

Business, Management and Administration career cluster

Professional Development Course

Quick Course Facts

Course Description

If you're a small business owner, if you’re new to human resources (HR), or if HR is one of your many responsibilities, you'll learn the key topics you need to know in the newly updated SHRM Essentials® of HR Management course.

We cover a range of HR issues in a condensed, easy-to-understand format. You’ll gain practical skills to handle relevant HR challenges, so you can help your company avoid potentially costly lawsuits.

Topics include:

  • HR management
  • Employment law
  • Recruitment and selection
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Performance management

Tuition includes a printed workbook and 18-month access to SHRM Online Learning Resource Center. 

Most companies pay for this course through tuition assistance or professional budgets. Ask your employer if you qualify.

Credentials in Detail

After completing this course, you will receive 2.4 CEUs.

Course You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

  • HRPO-1000 Understanding the HR Function—SHRM

How to Apply

Register for Understanding the HR Function—SHRM course.



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Updated December 08, 2017