SHRM ® Essentials of Human Resource Management

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The SHRM®  Essentials of Human Resources program is an intro course offering a comprehensive overview of the key aspects of HR. It gives participants foundational knowledge and an introduction to behavioral competencies that are essential for business success. This course is ideal for those who are just starting out in the human resources profession, or those who are looking for an effective way to boost their employee management skills.  No pre-req.  Includes all SHRM online materials and textbook. Materials are developed by the Society of HR Management. Taught by SHRM certified HR professional

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.  

Note: This is an intro to HR course, not a SHRM CP/SCP Certification exam prep course.  For info on our SHRM exam prep class visit our website

Spring 2020 term:
February 28 and March 6       9a - 4:30p      Friday          Bedford       Patalano   Room TBA
Inclement weather make-up date: March 13. 
Course # CAR 775-30
Enroll:  Call 1-800-818-3434 by February 14
Please provide a valid email, address, and phone number.



Spring 2020 term:
March 28, April 4, April 11      9a - 2p    Saturday         Lowell       LaCroix     Room TBA
Course # CAR 775-85
Enroll:  Call 1-800-818-3434 by  March 16
Please provide a valid email, address, and phone number.

Tuition:$620 which includes all SHRM® materials.  SHRM texts 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 student paid.  Submit your HR signed tuition waiver to MCC student accounts office. 

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.


For directions and map, please visit https://www.middlesex.mass.edu/transportation/

Questions: Please call 781-280-3608 or EMAIL

Last Modified: 11/15/19