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This SHRM Certification Prep of Human Resources course covers the topics you need to meet key HR challenges that are relevant to you and your company. In 36 hours (which is done in 12 weeks and 3 hours one day a week) of training time, you can cover the issues you need to reduce potentially costly lawsuits.

Developed by leading HR experts, HR practitioners, and legal counsel, the SHRM Certification Prep of Human Resources course covers introductory HR topics in a condensed, easy-to-understand format. The straightforward format ensures that HR concepts can be mastered and applied to real-life situations. You will:

  • Keep up with key federal laws in areas such as total rewards, equal employment opportunity and harassment
  • Improve employee recruitment and selection
  • Increase your knowledge of orientation, onboarding, development and training
  • Understand best practices for employee handbooks
  • Download and use sample templates like employment applications, job descriptions, disciplinary policies and more

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources


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This 12 week program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Certification Prep of Human Resources, so you will learn faster and retain more knowledge to accelerate your future in HR.

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Why Enroll in Our Course?


Offered in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the curriculum provided in the SHRM Certification Prep of HR is designed by global subject matter experts and incorporates six key topics from the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK). Our course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining learning materials with expert instruction and peer discussion.

Kern Center's program offers you a strong foundation to advance your HR career.

Benefits To You

You'll benefit from:

  • An experienced, SHRM-certified instructor.
  • A solid HR knowledge foundation to build on as you advance in your career.
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers.
  • It sets the stage for further professional development with the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification.
  • Professional Development Credits (PDCs) or recertification credit hours and a certificate upon completion.

Benefits To Your Employer

SHRM Certification Prep benefits your entire organization:

  • Reduces the company’s risk of high-cost litigation.
  • Promotes a consistent understanding of the HR function to non-Human Resources.
  • Offers professional development for divisional or departmental supervisors to ensure HR compliance.
  • Develops a common dictionary of HR terms for the entire organization.
  • Enhances the importance of the HR function within your company.

Who Should Enroll In This Course?

Designed as a thorough introduction to HR basics, the SHRM Certification Prep of Human Resources course provides a solid foundation in human resources concepts and is effective training across multiple job responsibilities and career paths.

  • New and junior HR practitioners who need to increase their knowledge base
  • Small business owners or office managers who perform the HR function for their company and business managers who want to learn basic HR best practices to avoid costly litigation
  • New or experienced managers interested in learning more about employee management skills
  • Representatives selling or supporting HR systems and services
  • International HR personnel wishing to increase their knowledge of U.S. HR practices
  • Job seekers who are investigating HR as a new career option or want to enhance their resume with HR skills

Course Details & Options

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Spring 2024 Course Details

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Terra State Community College building B Doepker Center, Room B 101 February 7th and it’s a 12 week program.
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$1500 - Includes the text book, online access, and instructor led class

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Course Materials

We understand the demands on the HR professional. That's why the SHRM Certification Prep of Human Resources course balances printed materials, online learning, and live instructor support to meet students' learning needs and schedules.

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources Course Materials