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Essentials of Human Resources 

If you are new to the Human Resources profession or a small business owner or even a professional with HR responsibilities, this course was made for you! 


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 offers tools you can immediately put to use in your organization:

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  • 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
  • Up to 12 HRCI and SHRM recertification credits available! (2 credits per class you attend)

Course Details

This class will meet each Tuesday evening, September 18th - October 23rd from 5:30pm - 7:30pm at Barran Liebman (601 SW 2nd Ave, Suite 2300). 

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


Register Today!


Space is limited! Registration closes on September 7th. 


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