SHRM ® Essentials of Human Resources

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In cooperation with SHRM, this fifteen (15) hour, non-credit, professional development course offers a solid, comprehensive overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. We will provide participants with critical knowledge to help reduce potentially costly lawsuits and improve the ability to handle challenging HR issues related to performance management, recruiting and retention, labor and employment law.  No pre-req.  Cost: $620. Includes all SHRM online materials and textbook. Material are developed by the Society of HR Management. 

Taught by SHRM-SCP Certified Instructor, Carla Patalano.

Who Should Attend?  
-- HR staff who need a review/overview of HR functions
-- Managers and supervisors who hire, train, or evaluate staff
-- Entry level HR professionals or those just starting out in HR
-- Business owners and office managers
-- Those seeking a career in HR 
-- HR professionals who are SHRM-CP/SCP certified seeking PDCs through SHRM.
This course will award up to 14.75 PDCs through SHRM. 

HR Topics Covered
: The HR Function;Talent Acquisition; Compensation and Benefits; Learning and Development; Performance Management; Employment Law. In cooperation with SHRM®, a certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of all modules.  

Summer 2018:

Wednesday, July 18 and July 25 from 9a - 4:30p
Middlesex Community College, 591 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730 
Room TBA
Course # CAR 775-30
Enroll:  By July 9 by calling 1-800-818-3434. 
Please provide course number, a valid e-mail address and phone number. 

:$620 which includes all SHRM® materials. SHRM materials will be distributed the first class and is non-refundable. 
Note:  For Commonwealth of Mass. Employees: Course is eligible for Commonwealth of MA employee tuition waivers for tuition fee only.  SHRM text/materials are not part of tuition waiver.  

Refund Policy:

5 or more business days prior to start of course=100% tuition refund.
Less than 5 business days prior to start of the course=50% tuition refund.
After course begins $0.  Transfers not accepted.
The SHRM texts/materials are non-refundable once distributed.

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Questions: Please call 781-280-3663 or e-mail

Last Modified: 5/16/18