SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

The SHRM Essentials of Human Resources program provides a foundational overview of HR practices and behaviors. Through real-world applications and scenarios, you will be introduced to fundamental HR issues to help you effectively approach the challenging and everyday situations that you face in the workplace.
Developed by SHRM, the world’s largest HR association and leading advocate for HR professionals, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources is the first introductory level HR program to provide insight into the standards for knowledge, strategies and competencies required of effective HR professionals around the world. While this program doesn’t prepare you for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification exam, it helps set the stage for those interested in pursuing certification.

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Why Choose SHRM Essentials of Human Resources?

SHRM Essentials of Human ‭Resources provides insights into the critical strategic role HR plays in the workplace. It also outlines the HR practices and behaviors of effective HR professionals around the world.‬‬‬‬‬

 SHRM Essentials is ideal for those who are:

  • New to HR
  • Small business owners
  • Managers and professionals with HR responsibilities

The program covers six key HR topics and provides tools you can immediately put to use in your organization:

  • Leads with Purpose. Gain a clear understanding of the immense value HR and the HR professional brings to the workplace.
  • Maximizes Talent.Though talent development, performance management, employee mental health and well-being and more, learn how HR supports and directly impacts all facets of the employee experience.
  • Champions Culture. Learn how culture can help employees thrive and do their best work.
  • Optimizes Intelligence. Obtain an understanding of how HR technology evaluation and integration can strengthen your organization’s strategic abilities.
  • Accelerates Performance. Discover the key role HR plays in elevating workplace performance.
  • Knows the Law. Enhance your ability to apply key HR legislation to maintain a culture of compliance. (For U.S. only)
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This program is a fully online interactive learning experience. All content is accessible via a digital hub.

After completion of the SHRM Essentials course you will:
  • Gain a better understanding of the HR issues facing organizations today
  • Understand the important role HR professionals play in the strategic direction of the organization
  • Expand awareness of HR practices and behaviors
  • Gain practical expertise that can immediately benefit your day-to-day workplace tasks
  • Increase on-the-job confidence

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