Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
REQUIRED CREDITS: 15
LOCATIONS and START DATES: Online: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Is the graduate HR Management certificate program for me?If you're an experienced HR professional with a desire to enhance your skills within the industry, or want to enter the Human Resources profession for the first time, this certificate program is a great way to go. And you can also use the HR Management certificate program as a great stepping stone to a graduate program if you haven't yet earned a graduate degree. The Human Resource Management Graduate Certificate is an online certificate program. While you earn your graduate certificate online, you'll still have access to all CityU's great resources on "Blackboard" - our virtual classroom. Use this program to log in to get assignments, discuss topics with your classmates, collaborate on projects and check your grades. Basically, everything you do in class but without the commute. With online education, you can advance your career without taking time away from responsibilities.
What will I learn in the graduate HR Management certificate program?In CityU's HR Management certificate program, you'll pick up fresh skills in employment and labor law, and modern managerial leadership, that can apply directly to your current (or future) job. Our program will prepare you for certification exams, such as the PHR, SPHR, or GPHR offered by the HR Certification Institute.
What can I do with my graduate certificate in HR Management?Recent CityU grads and certificate holders are currently working as administrators, analysts, assistants, specialists, generalists and managers within the HR industry. Both your professional experience and a CityU certificate will help you move ahead in the HR arena.
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This course examines staffing, training, and organizational development techniques organizations use to build group and individual skills while tying anticipated results to improvements in organizational effectiveness. The course also focuses on policies and procedures for both short- and long-range human resource planning for a competent work force, job analysis, legal compliance, recruitment and selection, employee separations and retention, training, and career management.
This course focuses on current legislative and administrative requirements imposed on business in the area of employment and labor relations. Emphasis is on areas regulated by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Act, and Federal Labor Relations Board. Topics include the following: Fair Labor Standards Act, employee benefits, tort and law issues of particular concern to human resource managers, labor laws, collective bargaining, contract negotiations, and unfair labor practices.
The course examines contemporary issues and problems in compensation and benefits management and surveys concepts and processes for compensating employees. Topics include indirect and direct compensation, legally required employee benefits and voluntary programs, governmental regulations, and external social factors affecting compensation.
This course focuses on organizational coaching from a whole-systems perspective and explores coaching theories and models useful for individual and task force professional development, development of individual and organizational goals, evaluation and monitoring of goal attainment, strategic process, and leadership effectiveness. Empowerment and motivation processes will be explored to prepare you to become an effective change agent. You will learn how to confront difficult situations and reinforce motivational behaviors. Critical thinking will be introduced to expose you to the art of systems thinking as a method of creative problem solving.
This course covers the optimum organization and employment of human resources to accomplish strategic organizational objectives; personnel functions in recruitment, selection, training, promotion and succession planning; relevant behavioral research; legal environment; comparison and contrast of the public and private sectors.