Corporate EducationHR Essentials

Developed by leading HR experts, HR practitioners, and legal counsel, the SHRM Essentials® of Human Resources program covers introductory HR topics in a condensed, easy-to-understand format. Developed by SHRM, the world’s largest HR association and leading advocate for HR professionals, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources is the first introductory level HR program to incorporate components of the SHRM BoCK and provide insight into the standards for knowledge, strategies and competencies required of effective HR professionals around the world. While this program doesn’t prepare you for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification exam, it helps set the stage for those interested in pursuing certification.

Topics include:

  • Employment law,
  • Selecting qualified employees,
  • Compensation,
  • Orientation and training, and
  • The performance management process.

This two day course is ideal for those who are new to HR, want to secure employment in HR, are small business owners, or are managers and professionals with HR responsibilities.

SHRM partnership 2019

Registration details

Date: Summer 2020 - TBA

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location: Center for Corporate Education 301 West Main Street Richmond, Virginia Room B3189


Fees and Discounts: $1,200 due in full at registration. A 10% discount is available to VCU Alumni and VCU/VCUHS employees. Fees include the cost for the SHRM HR Essentials materials, lunch, and parking. 

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