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Designed as a thorough introduction to HR basics, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course provides a solid foundation in human resource management and is effective training across multiple job responsibilities and career paths. (Created for: New and junior HR practitioners; small business owners or office managers; job seekers; representatives selling HR products/services; new or experienced managers)

 Export to Your Calendar 9/24/2019 to 10/29/2019
When: Tuesdays, September 24th - October 29th
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Moda Tower Building
601 SW 2nd Ave
Training Room on 19th floor
Portland, Oregon  97204
United States
Contact: Darcey McAllister
PHRMA Office: 503-655-6474


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HR Essentials Course

 

Sharpen your HR skills to face today's HR issues. 

Human Resource issues impact every company in some way. That’s why it’s important to understand the fundamental issues surrounding HR today.

 

SHRM, the leading global HR professional organization, has developed the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course, which teaches the HR knowledge, skills and competencies required for overall business success. Whether you are new to HR, or it’s one of the many roles you fulfill at your company, PHRMA’s course covers the key HR topics you need to know.

 

Small investment in quality training, big payback

 

Backed by SHRM’s track record of providing quality HR training, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course covers the topics you need to meet key HR challenges that are relevant to you and your company. In less than 20 hours of training time, you can cover the issues you need to reduce potentially costly lawsuits.

 

Developed by leading HR experts, HR practitioners, and legal counsel, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course covers introductory HR topics in a condensed, easy-to-understand format. The straightforward format ensures that HR concepts can be mastered and applied to real-life situations.

 

Along with classroom interaction with peers and the instructor, case study exercises threaded throughout the program provide opportunities to practice applying newly acquired HR skills during training prior to using them on the job. 

 

 

Build a solid foundation in Human Resources skills.

 

By covering a breadth of practical HR topics, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course provides the knowledge to perform daily tasks. Through this course, you will also

 

  • Review key pieces of federal legislation on sexual harassment, age discrimination, and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Gain insights into employee recruitment and selection while avoiding legal pitfalls
  • Enhance your skills related to total compensation systems, pay increases and incentives, and employee benefits
  • Increase your knowledge of employee orientation, onboarding, professional development, and training.

Who can benefit from the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course?

Designed as a thorough introduction to HR basics, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course provides a solid foundation in human resource management and is effective training across multiple job responsibilities and career paths.

 

New and junior HR practitioners who need to increase their knowledge base

  • Become more effective at handling day-to-day HR issues.
  • Familiarize yourself with the breadth of HR topics that go beyond your current responsibilities and tasks.
  • Gain an understanding of HR roles and responsibilities and how they apply to you.
  • Learn the key HR topics critical to avoiding costly litigation.
  • Practice handling various HR situations through case studies.
  • Refer to the printed materials when needed for HR challenges in the future.
  • Use this course as a stepping stone for those not yet ready to embark on certification.

Small business owners or office managers who perform the HR function for their company and business managers who want to learn basic HR best practices to avoid costly litigation

  • Become more effective at handling day-to-day HR issues.
  • Learn the key HR topics critical to avoiding costly litigation.
  • Familiarize yourself with the breadth of HR topics that go beyond your current responsibilities and tasks.
  • Gain an understanding of HR roles and responsibilities and how they apply to you.
  • Practice handling various HR situations through case studies.
  • Use the printed materials as a ready reference when called upon to use HR skills.

New or experienced managers interested in learning more about employee management skills

  • Become familiar with key HR topics that are part of the workplace today.
  • Foster a positive relationship with direct reports if you know how to handle HR issues effectively.
  • Discover ways to spot potential HR issues and solutions to address them before they become problematic.
  • Use the printed materials as a ready reference when called upon to use HR skills.

Representatives selling or supporting HR systems and services

  • Provide better service and meet client needs with a good understanding of HR-related issues that clients are dealing with.
  • Learn how to key in on certain HR issues that are related to specific industries and client situations.
  • Establish an understanding of common HR language and proper terminology for communicating with HR professionals.
  • Use the printed materials as a ready reference to look up customer-related HR topics and issues when they arise.

International HR personnel wishing to increase their knowledge of U.S. HR practices

  • Learn the basics of U.S. Human Resource law.
  • Know how to identify the current key HR topics that are prevalent in the U.S.
  • Understand the pitfalls of dealing with U.S. HR issues.
  • Use the printed materials as a ready reference when needed.

Job seekers who are investigating HR as a new career option or want to enhance their resume with HR skills

  • Familiarize yourself with the breadth of HR topics.
  • Gain an understanding of HR roles and responsibilities.
  • Use this course to determine if a career in HR fits with your skills and goals.
  • Network with others already in the HR field.
  • Use this course to build basic business skills that are valuable in many employment situations.

 

This 6-week course is aimed to provide you with an overview of key HR topics and the fundamental issues surrounding HR and will help give you the tools to face challenging, every day situations. The SHRM Essentials of HR course delivers insights into the standards for knowledge, strategies and competencies required to be an effective HR professional. 

 

The course will cover six HR topics and will offer tools you can immediately put to use in your organization:

 

 
  • Human Resources
    Gain a clear understanding of the HR function
  • Talent Acquisition
    Develop important skills for attracting and selecting employees
  • Total Rewards
    Learn the key elements of a total compensation system
  • Learning and Development
    Obtain an understanding of orientation, development and training
  • Performance Management
    Discover the purpose and process for performance evaluation
  • Employment Law
    Enhance your ability to apply key HR legislation

 

WHY WOULD YOU CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

  • Meet other HR professionals in the Portland area who are going through your same experiences; and build your professional network!
  • Other courses similar to this charge at least $1,300
  • The course includes your own copy of a reference book and web-based study tools and resources to help you master HR concepts
  • Create a strong alignment between your organizational and HR goals
  • Build your knowledge of HR practices 
  • Apply learned HR knowledge to practical activities, similar to those required on the job
  • Increase on-the-job confidence

 

COURSE DETAILS

This class will meet each Tuesday evening, September 24th - October 29th from 5:30pm - 7:30pm at Moda Tower (601 SW 2nd Ave (19th Floor Training Room), Portland OR 97204)

  • PHRMA Members: $400
  • Non-Members: $475 (includes one-year of PHRMA membership)

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