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Human Resource Management Essentials

Program Overview

This series of workshops covers the different functional areas that comprise the field of Human Resource Management, including talent recruitment, effective interviewing, performance management, training, and HR law. Presented by experts at the forefront of the latest developments in their field, each workshop focuses on the skills necessary for the job and offers practical suggestions for applying these skills in real-world situations.


Certificate option: 9 workshops with completion by June 30, 2014

Non-Certificate option: Any number of workshops

Each workshop is offered once in the Fall and once in the Spring


For those interested in academic graduate credit, a 3 credit course waiver is available for an MHRM degree. Please contact RutgersCMD for further information.
0.6 CEUs / 1-day workshop
6 CPEs / 1-day workshop
6 PHR / SPHR recertification credits / 1-day workshop


Faculty includes executives, practitioners, consultants, and attorneys with years of real world, practical experience

This program has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Labor for workforce training grants. Funding may be available for those receiving unemployment benefits. Contact us for more information.


Who Should Attend

Newly-appointed human resource professionals, HR specialists moving from one functional area of the field to another, line managers with HR responsibilities, or someone exploring HR as a career change, will all benefit from the Human Resource Management Essentials Certificate Program.

Program Benefits

Participants in the Human Resource Management Essentials Certificate Program will network and interact with peer professionals from a wide variety of organizations. During the course of this program, you will discover how leading-edge HR programs are developed and acquire the skills to enhance your personal effectiveness and to achieve your professional career goals. After completing this program, participants should have the necessary knowledge and background to work effectively in the field of Human Resources.


To see a detailed description of the curriculum, please download the program brochure. Workshops include:

  • Overview of Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Recruitment: Talent Acquisition and Retention
  • Selection: Principles and Best Practices
  • Effective Interviewing
  • Performance Management Systems
  • Employee Development
  • Human Resource Management and the Law
  • Compensation Systems
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee and Labor Relations


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