Human Resources Professional with Payroll Practice and Management
Virtually every organization has a human resources department, so skilled HR professionals are always in demand. Human Resources Professional with Payroll and Practice Management will help you gain the essential skills and certifications you need for a role in any HR department.
The Human Resources Professional course will prepare you for the HRCI's Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam. You will gain industry-recognized skills that align with the Human Resource Certification...
Association of Executive and Administrative Professionals
What you will learn
- Comprehensive knowledge needed to sit for the PHR Certification Exam
- A broad overview of human resources practices
- Skills for handling recruitment, performance appraisals, and training processes
- Strategic decision making for compensation and job evaluation
- Foundational knowledge of U.S. laws and regulations regarding employment practices
- OSHA rules governing employee health and safety
- Strategies for implementing retention initiatives
- Understand the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as well as the Internal Revenue Code
- Master the mathematics associated with calculating wages and taxes
- Learn the fringe benefits and compensation offerings that could be given by an employer
How you will benefit
- Learn how to contribute to company strategy planning so that you can be a more valuable member of the team
- Prepare for PHR certification and set yourself apart
- Open the door to new career opportunities and higher salaries after obtaining your PHR certification, including jobs such as: HR generalist, Recruiter, HR Representative, HR Assistant, HR Specialist, HR Manager, Compensation and Benefits Manager, and more
- Set yourself up for a successful career as a payroll specialist, bookkeeper, payroll manager, or payroll accountant
- Know how to effectively communicate and manage a group of employees within a payroll department
- Master the federal payroll taxation laws and become better equipped to handle clients' needs
How the course is taught
- Self-paced, online course
- 12 Months to complete
- Open enrollment, begin anytime
- 220 course hours
- Human Resources Professional
- Introduction to Human Resources
- HR's Role in Strategy
- Recruiting and Hiring Employees
- Appraising and Improving Employees' Performance
- Training Programs
- Compensation and Benefits
- Employee Health and Safety
- The Legal Environment
- Making HR Decisions
- Affirmative Action
- Employee Rights and Discipline
- Managing Labor Relations
- Creating a High-Performance Workplace
- Global Human Resources
- Motivation, Rewards, and Recognition
- Preparing for the PHR Exam
- Payroll Practice and Management
- Introduction to Payroll
- Determining Worker Status
- The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- Federal Employment Taxes
- Payroll Forms
- Fringe Benefits – Tax-Preferred and Other Related Health Benefits
- Fringe Benefits – Deferred Comp, Retirement Plans, and Stock Options
- Other Employee Benefits
- Calculating Gross Wages
- Calculating Gross Pay – Additional Topics
- Paycheck Calculation – Taxes
- Paycheck Calculation – Voluntary and Involuntary Deductions
- Gross to Net Paycheck Calculation
- Compliance – Laws and Reporting
- Global Payroll
- Payroll Process and Systems, and Audits
- Paying the Employee
- Payroll Administration and Management
- Basic Accounting
- Exploring Payroll Careers
- Exam Preparation
- Payroll Project
Anna Smith has worked in the field of human resources for 30 years and has taught at university level for over 20 years. She holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Spalding University, a master's degree in management from Webster University, and a Master Online Teaching certificate from the University of Illinois. She is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional.
Helene K. Liatsos is a business advisor and QuickBooks Certified Advisor with more than 25 years of experience. She consults for a range of companies, from travel agencies to startups. Her company Home Office Management Experts was awarded the 2004 Home-Based Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Helene holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
There are no prerequisites for taking this course, other than basic computer knowledge. However, if you plan to take the PHR exam after completing the course, you will need one of the following:
- A minimum of one (1) year of experience in a professional HR position with a master's degree or higher, OR
- A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a professional HR position with a bachelor's degree, OR
- A minimum of four (4) years of experience in a professional HR position with less than a bachelor's degree
- This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
- PC: Windows 8 or later.
- Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
- Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
- Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
- Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:
- PHR / SPHR – Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide
The following textbook will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment in the Payroll Practice and Management portion of the program:
- Payroll Accounting
Please Note: You will receive a digital book if the physical book is on backorder.
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
Yes, this course prepares you to sit for the Human Resource Certification Institute's PHR exam. However, you will need experience in the human resources field before you are eligible take this exam. Please reference the Prerequisites section for more information.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
After you register, you will receive 12 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.
If you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee will be charged. If you are funded through a third-party organization, approval may also be required.
The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions and provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, your course may be supported by a team of industry experts. You will also receive support from the student advising team.
Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.
ed2go courses will help you gain the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.
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