Earn a Human Resource Management Graduate Certificate and learn the leadership skills needed to effectively manage a workforce from an organizational perspective as well as the practical skills to oversee the day-to-day responsibilities of an HR department.
Become an HR professional who understands how to provide strategic counsel and practical support to employees and management to help drive performance.
Your human resources management graduate certificate classes will expand your understanding of how motivation, communication and leadership can help improve performance and organizational efficiencies. You'll see the key role of human resources management in recruiting, hiring, training and career development of employees to affect organizational change. You'll become familiar with current topics in compensation, benefits, collective bargaining and labor relations, with specific applications in the workplace. And you'll learn how to create an environment that cultivates employee and organizational productivity and success.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning a graduate certificate in human resource management at SNHU include:
Employment opportunities for human resources managers, labor relations managers and others in the human resources management field are expected to grow by 21% in the decade prior to 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Employment legislation and rising healthcare costs may increase the demand for human resources management professionals who can help organizations meet regulations and contain benefits costs. A contracting economy may decrease demand, yet HR professionals with skills in improving organizational performance and those with a graduate certificate in human resources may be best positioned for available job opportunities in the HR field.
Your human resources management certificate coursework builds your knowledge of human resources strategy, labor relations, compensation and benefits, and human resources ethics. Required coursework includes: Human Behavior in Organizations, Strategic Human Resource Management and Leading Change. Once your requirements are completed, you can select two of the following: Employee and Labor Relations, Total Rewards, Leading/Managing Not-For-Profit Organizations or Leadership and Ethics.
This course is a study of individuals and groups and their interaction. Students examine theories of motivation, communication, leadership, power and change with practical relation to contemporary issues. They also study organizations for key design variables and reward systems aimed at improved performance and organizational efficiency through employee motivational programs, participative management and cooperative decision making.
Examine key regulatory procedures and human resource requirements as they relate to applications in organizations. Analyze the strategic role of the human resource manager in performing functions of recruitment, hiring, training, career development and other contemporary processes within the organizational setting. Study concepts aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK).
This course focuses on transforming organizations by introducing Kotter's eight processes by which leaders effect change. Because organizations, leaders, and employees differ, various techniques and strategies are examined. The course integrates Kotter's processes for leading change, organizational development and transformation theory and practice, and analysis of an organization which has effected systematic change. The use of work teams as a key change factor will have special emphasis.
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