CERTIFICATE IN HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONAL – GENERALIST

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.

*Textbook required; click here for book information.

INSTRUCTORS:

Judy Treibman, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, GBA

Kenneth Sterzer, MPS, SHRM-CP, PHR

Christina DeOliveira, MBA, CPC, ELI-MP

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 simply looking to grow your expertise, this program provides you with the knowledge needed for career growth and preparation 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 Institute for Research and the SHRM Human Resource Curriculum: An Integrated Approach to HR Education. 

Any of the first 4 classes can be taken individually and in any order. The last module requires at least one other as a prerequisite.

HR Management and Staffing

Employment Law

Training & Staff Development

Total Rewards: Compensation & Benefits

Strategic HR Management & Capstone Project

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.

Two ways to register:

Register for one course at a time by clicking on ‘Register here’ after each course description.

OR

Register for multiple courses – click here, search for and select the courses you want.

HR MANAGEMENT AND STAFFING (CHR-121E)


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.

Tues, Sept 13-Oct 11, 6:15-9:15 p.m.

Remote-Live (Last session on campus)

5 sessions: 15 hrs, CEU 1.5

EMPLOYMENT LAW (CHR-122E)

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, HIPAA and EEO.

Tues, Oct 18-Nov 22, 6:15-9:15 p.m.

Remote-Live (Last session on campus)

6 sessions: 18 hrs, CEU 1.8

Course: 88382

Cost: $399

REGISTER HERE

TRAINING AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT (CHR-119E)


Continuous learning is essential to a productive and efficient workforce. HR delivers corporate training to employees based on business objectives. Covered: define core competencies; conduct a needs assessment; design and deliver training programs; link career development and performance management to training.

Tues, Nov 29-Dec 13, 6:15-9:15 p.m.

Remote-Live (Last session on campus)

3 sessions: 9 hrs, CEU 0.9

Course: 88383

Cost: $199

REGISTER HERE

TOTAL REWARDS: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS (CHR-117E)


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 discussed: salary grading and banding using a market-based strategy; management of company paid benefits (medical, dental etc.); ERISA and other regulatory issues pertaining to benefits; other rewards including paid time off and flexible schedules.

Next offered Spring 2023

STRATEGIC HR MANAGEMENT & CAPSTONE PROJECT (CHR-127E)

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 discussed:  SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) Analysis; health, safety, and security risks; workforce changes including mergers/acquisitions, reductions in workforce.

Next offered Spring 2023