SHRM - Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program

A 6-week course providing a solid foundation in HR management

Next Session Begins:
March 11th, 2015 (6 weeks -- see details below)
4:00pm - 7:00pm

The Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program is an introductory course offering a comprehensive overview of the human resource function.  The course covers today’s most vital and timely topics, including employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, orientation and training, and the employee performance process. 


If you’re new to human resources or need to strengthen your employee management skills, the Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program is for you.  Knowledge of the essentials can improve valuable on-the-job effectiveness, protect your small business from needless litigation, and help advance your career.  The course will arm you with practical skills you can immediately apply to your own situation. 

For those taking the course for re-certification purpose, successful completion will result in the awarding of 12 hours of re-certification credit.

Topics Covered:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Employment Law
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Employee Development
  • Performance Management

You’ll benefit from the shared experiences of your instructor and peers, while learning techniques for handling HR challenges through interactive case studies designed to make you feel comfortable dealing with HR issues.  In addition, you’ll receive a Certificate of Completion from our institution.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for entry-level HR professionals, small business owners responsible for the HR function in their companies and people looking into HR as a career-change possibility.

Typical job titles of students who’ve completed the program:

HR specialist Small Business Owner Manager   
HR generalist Executive assistant Recruiter
Office manager HR administrator Trainer
Staffing specialist Admissions counselor Administrative assistant 



Date/Time: March 11th - April 15th, 2015
Wednesday's from 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Investment: $625   (includes all course materials)

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

Location: Canisius College Center for Professional Development
                 300 Corporate Pkwy, Suite 130
                 Amherst, NY 14226

Note: Current BNHRA-SHRM members will receive a 20% discount for the SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management and the SHRM Learning System Course. Enter SHRM-BNHRA13 under promotional code on payment methods page at checkout (membership will be verified).