Program Goals and Outcomes

Online HR Essentials Program Goals and Career Outcomes

Our online Human Resources Management Essentials Certificate can help students who currently work in the field to refresh their skills or offer opportunities for those with relevant work experience to advance into an HR position.

Human Resources Management Essentials


4 months

As low as $49/mo

1-800-275-4410 (10AM - 6:30PM ET)

Program Goal

To enhance the skills and knowledge required to contribute to a human resources team.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Identify features, founders, and benefits of various management perspectives, skills required by managers, and the need for an ethical business structure and a diverse business environment
  • Explain specific responsibilities of and skills needed for human resource management (HRM), types of illegal discrimination, and techniques to conduct successful interviews and choose prospective employees appropriately
  • Discuss the features and examples of various compensation strategies, calculate appropriate pay increases, and analyze features of total compensation
  • Describe the legally required social insurance programs for employees in the United States, the difference between group and individual insurance, the requirements for qualified pension plans, and evaluate benefit packages to determine comprehensive plan coverage

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