Master the Essentials of Human Resource Management

Designed For
Professionals currently working in human resources who want to improve their practices, advance their organization and/or more effectively manage personal processes and policies. Additionally, individuals looking for a career change or advancement.
Online | Instructor-led
Five weeks
Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
2.0 Units | 20 Hours
20 PDUs with SHRM®
Required Textbook
Introduction to Human Resource Management, Second edition. Paul Banfield and Rebecca Kay. ISBN: 978-0-19-958108-5. Oxford University Press. Copyright 2012.

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We can customize this program to fit your organization's specific needs.

Learn the fundamentals of human resources management throughout the employee lifecycle. This course walks you through such essentials as recruitment, compensation, onboarding, training, performance and more.

In this course, you will build essential fundamental human resources knowledge to help you successfully navigate the relationship between employee and employer. You will also learn theory around employee morale and group dynamics. Topics include:

  • Recruiting and Staffing
  • Employee Training and Career Development
  • Sustaining Employee Performance
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management

This course is a part of the Human Resources Management Certificate, which includes:


College Partner

This course is a collaboration with OSU College of Business. 

  • Integrate essential human resources elements into core functions of your organization.
  • Capitalize on recent trends and their role in contemporary HR practices.
  • Develop best-practices to build strong relationships between management and employees.