More and more employers are looking at their workforce as a significant resource for the success of their company. Additionally, federal and state regulations require a professional human resources department to handle the many mandates and requirements to remain legally compliant as an employer. Together, these factors can be daunting to the untrained. CCM is your answer to establishing a safe, effective and compliant workforce.

Managers, HR Professionals, Entrepreneurs ­- if you would like to learn more about the hiring and handling of employees, health insurance, compensation, or other human resources programs and procedures, this course track is for you. Whether you are interested in pursuing testing for credentials from organizations such as the Human Resources Certification Institute or the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), or you are looking to grow your expertise, this program will provide you with the knowledge you need for your career growth and will prepare you to sit for the SHRM certification exam.

Program content is based on the SHRM’s State of Human Resource Education Study in cooperation with the American Institutes for Research and the SHRM Human Resource Curriculum: An Integrated Approach to HR Education. The program includes two field trips to local SHRM chapter meetings and guest speakers who are subject matter experts. You do not need to take the classes in order

CHR-123                         Strategic HR Management & Capstone Project

CHR-119                         Training & Staff Development

CHR-121                         HR Management and Staffing

CHR-122                         Employment Law

CHR-117                         Total Rewards: Compensation & Benefits                                                                 1.5

You do not need to enroll in the certificate program to benefit from these courses. Upon completion of all five modules, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion in Human Resources by the college.

*Textbook required. Search CHR.

Judy Treibman, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Kenneth Sterzer, MPS, SHRM-CP, PHR


Compensation and benefits are primary factors in recruiting and retaining top talent and the key to a company’s competitiveness. HR develops packages for executives and compensation and benefits levels for employees that are internally and externally equitable and that fit the company’s needs. Major topics include: Salary grading and banding using a market-based strategy; Management of company paid benefits: medical, dental and other benefits; ERISA and other regulatory issues pertaining to benefits; Other rewards: paid time off, flexible schedules. CHR 117

5 sessions: 15 hours, CEU 1.5

Time: TBD

Cost: $299


Prerequisite: Students must complete at least one other of the HR certificate modules before enrolling in this course.

In order to be an active partner in the strategic management of a company, HR must understand the business climate and the competition. HR translates corporate goals (both short and long-term) to the department and individual level. HR reduces or mitigates risk to the company. Students will work in groups on a project of choice and will identify and report on solutions drawing from multiple areas of HR. Major topics include: SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) Analysis; Health, safety and security risks; Workforce changes including mergers/acquisitions, reductions in workforce. CHR 123

3 sessions: 9 hours, CEU 0.9

Time: 6:15 p.m.-9:15 p.m., Tues, April 7-April 21

Location: online

Cost: $199


People are the most valuable asset to any organization. Learn how to identify and implement recruiting and retention programs to impact productivity and profitability. Assess HR effectiveness using measurement tools. The class will attend a Society of Human Resources chapter meeting (Sussex-Warren) as a field trip. Topics will include Trends in HR Management and the contemporary role of HR in the large and small organization; Develop recruiting and retention strategies and practices; Manage a diverse workforce and a global workforce; Evaluate HR performance/effectiveness with metrics. CHR 121.

Next offered Fall 2020


Professionals provide training to managers and employees on compliance issues, develop and implement policies, practices and procedures. Learn about relevant legislation such as: Employment at will/wrongful discharge, NJ state and local legislation, OSHA, FLSA, ERISA, FMLA, NLRA, WARN, COBRA, HIPA and EEO. CHR 122.

Next offered Fall 2020