Build a solid foundation in Human Resources skills with SHRM Essentials.
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.
The SHRM Essentials of Human Resources program develops a critical skill path for employees responsible for HR and will meet your company’s future skills and needs. HR training is a long-term investment in growth and development that will pay off when HR missteps are avoided.
Also available: SHRM Certification Prep
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
Small business owners or office managers who perform the HR function who want to learn basic HR best practices to avoid costly litigation
New or experienced managers interested in learning more about employee management skills
Representatives selling or supporting HR systems and services
International HR personnel wishing to increase their knowledge of U.S. HR practices
Job seekers who are investigating HR as a new career option or want to enhance their resume with HR skills
Focused training that is time-efficient.
In less than 20 hours of classroom time, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course provides a complete overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. The course covers real-life HR issues and current topics that are vital for any supervisor or manager to know.
Selecting qualified employees
Orientation and training
HR training is a long-term investment in growth and development, which is why our course provides a solid foundation in human resource management proven to be effective training across multiple job responsibilities and career paths.
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.
8:30 am-4:30 pm | Face-to-face
Investment: $699* (SRKA Members receive 10% discount)
*Price increases after May 16
Volume discounts and tuition reimbursement may be available through your employer. Contact us for help pursuing these options.
Included: All materials; light meals
About Your Instructor
Human Resources Director, University of Wisconsin Parkside
Sheronda is a certified professional in human resources with over 20 years of experience working in a variety of industries, including healthcare, consumer products/manufacturing, K-12 and higher education. She is a certified trainer/facilitator in the areas of conflict resolution, emotional intelligence, performance management, and cultural competency. She has provided consulting services in the areas of diversity, contract negotiations, and performance management to both for profit and non-profit organizations. She received her master’s degree in Human Resources from Cardinal Stritch University and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Organizational Management and Human Resources.
As an experienced trainer and facilitator, she has received recognition for her work in the areas of diversity and inclusion. She has served on the Workforce Development Board of Kenosha County and currently serves on the University of Wisconsin - Parkside Continuing Education Advisory Board.
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its services, program activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, contact Continuing Education at least eight weeks in advance at: 262-595-3340 (V), 262-595-2513 (FAX), or email firstname.lastname@example.org.