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SHRM Essentials® of HR Management

Recertification Hours: 12
Virtual Recertification Hours: 12.5

Approved for HR Credit

Intended Audience

Early Career

  • Is a specialist in a specific support function or a generalist with limited experience.
  • Typically has 0-2 years of HR experience.
  • Holds a formal title such as, but not limited to, HR Assistant, Junior Recruiter, or Benefits Clerk.



  • Business Acumen
  • Communication
  • Consultation
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Global & Cultural Effectiveness
  • Ethical Practice
  • HR Expertise
  • Leadership & Navigation
  • Relationship Management

Program Overview
This seminar is ideal for those who are just starting out in the HR profession, perform HR duties, or are looking for an effective way to boost their employee-management skills. Recently updated content reflects changes in legislation and provides an overview of HR roles and responsibilities, giving participants critical knowledge to help reduce costs, avoid potential lawsuits, and improve their ability to handle challenging HR issues.

Furthermore, the virtual seminar allows for maximum interaction and real time Q&A chats between participants, providing a dynamic virtual classroom experience. If you miss a class or want to review content, all classes are recorded in their entirety so you can view at your own convenience.

Program Objectives
  • Build a solid foundation in human resource management.
  • Understand key pieces of federal legislation on sexual harassment, age discrimination, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and more.
  • Understand the role of the EEOC and its investigatory process.
  • Improve your employee recruitment and selection process to help avoid legal pitfalls.
  • Understand the importance of effectively communicating base pay, incentive compensation, and benefits information to staff at all levels.
  • Gain knowledge of employee orientation, onboarding, and training and development.
  • Learn the process, methods and purpose of performance appraisals.

Program Materials
Program fee includes the SHRM Essentials® of HR Management.

In-Person and Virtual Seminar Schedules

Each Day: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday & Wednesday: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ET

Questions? E-mail us at shrmeducation@shrm.org

**These are Seminar prices only and do not apply to the courses offered at SHRM conferences.

Delivery Options & Fees

2-Day Seminar

Oct 7 - 8, 2014
Seattle, WA, USA info
SHRM Essentials® of HR Management

Oct 7 - 8, 2014

Washington State Convention Center

800 Convention Place
Seattle, WA 98101 

Member: $995.00
Non-Member: $1,270.00
Nov 10 - 11, 2014
New York, NY, USA info
SHRM Essentials® of HR Management

Nov 10 - 11, 2014

Digital Sandbox Network Event Center

55 Broad Street
Suite 4
New York, NY 10004 

Member: $995.00
Non-Member: $1,270.00
Nov 17 - 18, 2014
Phoenix, AZ, USA info
SHRM Essentials® of HR Management

Nov 17 - 18, 2014

Black Canyon Conference Center

9440 North 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021 

Member: $995.00
Non-Member: $1,270.00
Dec 1 - 2, 2014
Alexandria, VA, USA info
SHRM Essentials® of HR Management

Dec 1 - 2, 2014


330 John Carlyle Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 

Member: $995.00
Non-Member: $1,270.00

4-Week Virtual

Nov 3 - 26, 2014
4-Week Virtual, ET
Member: $1,095.00
Non-Member: $1,370.00

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PO Box 79482
Baltimore MD 21279

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