Gain a thorough understanding of the most current human resources theories and then put them into practice. Learn how to establish policies, programs, and procedures that resolve legal or staffing issues, advise managers, create training programs and provide a wide variety of other support for your organization and its most valuable resource. Use special projects, case studies, and role-playing opportunities to dig deep into areas of particular interest to your professional or company environment.
Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
Total Units 15 Units
Ideally suited for those who may already have human resources-related responsibilities including, but not limited to:
Human resources managers
Consultants and others who commonly work with staff in union or non-union environments
Examine common issues facing today's employers and the core principles of human resources management, including:
Supervision and retention of staff
Employee benefit administration
Insurance and risk management
Human resources law
Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:
High school education or equivalent
Upon successful completion of your certificate program, you may be able to apply credit from your Human Resources Management coursework toward a specialized M.B.A. at La Sierra University.
Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA), which maintains districts in Riverside, Temecula and Coachella Valley
Inland Empire Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)
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Online with Live Sessions
Required (12 Units )
Compensation AdministrationA survey of compensation programs as applied to the various segments, functions and levels of the work force, including legal provisions.
Employee Recruitment, Selection and RetentionExamination of the recruitment and staffing process, including preparing a job analysis and description, recruiting, interviewing and selecting candidates, conducting tests and background checks, selecting and evaluating references, constructing the "offer," and preparing documentation for new hires.
Human Resources ManagementA comprehensive overview of the mission, purpose and structure of human operations within an industrial, service or public organization.
Effective Performance ManagementThis course focuses on creating and managing a high performance workforce, which is the critical component of organizational success.
Employee Benefit AdministrationAnalysis of employee benefit planning, policy formulation, organization and implementation in relation to the overall personnel program.
Organizational Behavior DynamicsAn examination of organizational culture including understanding and managing work behavior, perceptions and emotions, motivation and stress; developing work environments that align with organizational culture; providing evaluation, feedback and rewards that model constructive behavior; and managing misbehavior.