Human Resources Courses


Single Courses

HR01 Human Resource Management: An Introduction
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
All organizations share a common theme: they have goals, and they need to accomplish these goals through people. All organizations need physical, financial, intangible, and human assets to succeed. They also need an organization-wide strategy, business-level strategy, and a functional strategy. One of the few areas of an organization that impacts all these assets and strategies is the Human Resources Department.
HR02 HR and Strategic Planning
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Human Resource Managers are responsible for planning the human side of an organization’s operations, one of their most critical roles. Before a plan can be created, HR must ensure it is aligned to the organization’s strategies, and is part of the strategic planning process. To plan successfully, HR creates projections on how many workers the organization will need if they are to meet their future activity goals while maintaining operational efficiently.
HR03 Describing the Job
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Job analysis and design are critical to the success of all later Human Resource Management stages. During job design, organizational goals and objectives are translated into relevant tasks and responsibilities, which are then grouped into specific roles and job positions. These job positions are then integrated into departments or business units to create organizational structure, which becomes the vehicle or system through which the company operates.
HR04 Recruiting Talent
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
The attraction and recruitment of employees has been at the center of employers’ attention for many years. People are the most valuable asset of an organization. Without their knowledge, skills, and talents, an organization will not be able to operate or compete effectively in the marketplace. This is why recruitment plays a strategic role. The purpose of the recruitment process is to identify and attract qualified talent for organizational jobs in a timely and effective manner.
HR05 Hiring and Placing Talent
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Selecting the right employees is seen by most as the main duty of HR, but it is a crucial and challenging decision-making processes for the entire organization; Human Resource Management leads this process. An effective selection process will help an organization choose the best person from the pool of applicants who will fit both the specific open position and the organization as a whole.
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Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Pay and benefits are critical factors in the attraction, motivation, and retention of talented employees. The key to a successful pay and benefits package is how well it motivates employees to consistently exhibit attitudes and behaviors that are aligned with the organization’s goals, strategies, and culture. Therefore, the motivational role of these rewards should determine pay and benefits.
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Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.5
Self-Study
 
Human Resource Planning
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 0.5
Self-Study
Human resource management is the set of tasks managers undertake to effectively manage a company’s employees.  Strategic human resource management is the process of connecting the human resource function in an organization to the strategic objectives of the organization in order to improve performance.  There are two types of roles on a human resource management team: generalists and specialists.  Human resource management also includes the processes of performance management and succession p
Interviewing & Hiring
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.25
Self-Study
Recruiting, assessing, and hiring new employees are some of the more important functions a manager does. A poor hiring decision can be expensive and has a negative impact on team productivity and moral. However, hiring the right person can have a positive short term impact, when the new hire contributes to the organization, and a long term impact as this employee develops and helps the company grow.
Performance Evaluations
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
For companies to be successful, they must routinely review the efforts each employee makes towards meeting company objectives. Leaders should consistently manage employee performance throughout the year, coaching poor behaviors and recognizing desired behaviors. This cycle of performance management is documented and used to give employees formal performance evaluations.This course discusses performance evaluations and how to write them.
Training and Development
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 0.5
Self-Study
Training occurs when companies provide employees the opportunity to develop the job-specific skills, experience, and knowledge they need to do their jobs or improve their performance. Instructional design is the practice of arranging media and content to help learners transfer knowledge in the most effective manner.  Managers consult on early stages of design, but are often key players when it comes time to train their workers.
Training Your Employees
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.25
Self-Study
Organizations that train and develop employees are investing in their human capital.  This investment will deliver returns through improved performance, increased productivity, and improve morale. Training and development is executed to meet many company needs, and often dedicated training professionals are tasked with these duties. Training and developing employees, however, is everyone’s job; sometimes the best trainers are the experts who do the job every day.