Human Resources Professional

Excelsior College

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Career Training Program
Program Code: GES419
Hours: 120
Fees: $1795.00 USD

Overview

Prepares you for:

Are you seeking a career in a high-demand field with plenty of opportunity for advancement? In this online program, you'll master the skills needed to advance within your human resources career.

This program will prepare you to take the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam, with HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) as the certifying body. We will also cover much of the information you will find on the (SHRM Certified Professional certification) SHRM-CP exam as well as the new certification (Associate Professional Human Resources) aPHR exam offered by HRCI.

In order to qualify for the PHR Certification, you must meet the following eligibility requirements: have at least 1 year of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Master’s degree, or; have at least 2 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with a Bachelor’s degree, or; have at least 4 years of experience in a professional-level HR position with a high school diploma

What Will I Learn?

This program is designed to prepare experienced Human Resource Professionals for the PHR certification. While preparing you for topics included on the exam, you will cover a comprehensive review of Human Resources practices.

Competency Checklist
Upon completion of your program, you will learn:
  • How to contribute to company strategy planning
  • How to handle recruitment, performance appraisals, and establish training processes
  • How to explain the strategic decisions that affect compensation, as well as the different job evaluation methods
  • Technical and operational aspects of HR practices, including U.S. laws and regulations regarding employment practices
  • And understand OSHA rules governing employee health and safety
  • To implement retention strategies and when to integrate either tangible or intangible rewards programs

Additionally, this program will fully prepare you for the PHR exam, administered by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

Possible Careers Include…

  • HR Generalist
  • Recruiter and HR Generalist
  • HR Representative
  • HR Assistant
  • HR Specialist

Job Outlook

You can expect to make an average of $57,965 as a Human Resources / Labor Relations Specialist in your area
hr salary $57k
MIN
$58k
MAX
$57k
AVG

Companies hiring in your area include:

  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • United States Department Of Defense
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Army National Guard

Skills for Success

  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Employee Relations
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Writing

Career Opportunities

This program can prepare you for the following careers:

  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Payroll Manager
  • Administrative Supervisor

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