This online course introduces learners to the basics of human resources management. Throughout seven segments, learners will explore the core goals and strategies of the HR function, examine best practices for employee selection and development, develop an understanding of compensation structures, and consider both the value of workforce diversity and laws relevant to its pursuit.
The self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that engage students and provide opportunities to practice HR management skills.
This course has been evaluated by The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) with a recommendation for 2 credits, lower division, in human resource management.
A student's grade in the course will be based on their performance on a final, cumulative exam. The final exam is composed of 40 multiple-choice questions. Students will have 1.5 hours to complete the exam. The exam is proctored. For more information, please see the syllabus.
If students do not earn a passing score of 70% on their first attempt, they will have the opportunity to take the exam 1 additional time (2 total attempts). Students must wait 24 hours between exam retakes. A passing score of 70% of above is required to request college credit for this certificate.
2.1 CEUs | 21 HRCIs | 6 PDUs | 19.5 SHRMs | 2 ACEs