Human Resource Essentials

Human Resource Essentials
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Whether you are a newly promoted manager, a business owner or a human resources professional, knowing the ins and outs of dealing with HR issues is critical to your success. This class is specifically designed to help people without any experience or knowledge of human resources to understand the critical functions and how it affects us all. Through the 4 weeks we will explore the road map of human resources through legal issues, recruiting and retaining the best employees to terminating poor performers.

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define strategic planning in human resources and types of recruiting functions
  • Recognize the benefits and importance of using performance evaluations
  • Recall employment law and labor relations
  • Identify the major roles of technology in the workplace

Human Resource Essentials Module 1
Strategic Planning in Human Resources and Recruiting Functions

To be able to understand the human resource function, you must first understand the strategy and mission statement of your company.  In this module, we will learn the importance of understanding where you are going and how the human resource function integrates into this mission. We will also dive into recruiting functions and how they are implemented.

  • Understanding Mission Statements and Your Organizational Strategy
  • What is Optimal Staffing and How to Find Applicants
  • Resume Review
  • The Orientation Process and Onboarding Steps
  • Training and Development Strategies

Human Resource Essentials Module 2
Useful Performance Evaluations and Benefits

During this module, we will look at why performance evaluations are used and what the benefits are for the employer and employee. We will also dive into the types of benefits that are issued to employees and learn how they are used in the workplace.

  • What is a Performance Evaluation
  • Benefits and Types of Performance Evaluations
  • How to Implement the Performance Evaluation Meeting
  • Government Mandated Benefits
  • Compensation Factors

Human Resource Essentials Module 3
Employee/Labor Relations and the Diverse Workplace

In module three we will look at why performance evaluations are used and what the benefits are for the employer and employee. We will also dive into the types of benefits that are issued to employees and learn how they are used in the workplace.

  • Maintaining a Conducive Office Environment
  • Building Employee Morale
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Overview of Labor Relations/Employment Law
  • Diversity in the Workplace

Human Resource Essentials Module 4
Technology and Workplace Challenges

In our final module we will discuss what major role technology plays in the workplace and how it is a competitive advantage. We will close out the class with learning about the current changes that affect the workplace today, how to adapt to changes and how this can be crucial in the success or failure of a company.

  • Technology and Change
  • Policies in the Workplace
  • HRIS (Human Resources Information System)
  • Changes in the Workforce
  • Telework

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.