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Benefits for employees

Through the SHRM Essentials of HR Management course, participants can:

  • Attain knowledge and practical HR skills to effectively approach challenging HR issues.
  • Gain expertise in areas of HR management that are broader than the normal scope of their job.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest laws and regulations.
  • Increase their on-the-job confidence.
  • Utilize the print materials and one-year access to online tools as a comprehensive source of HR information.
  • Earn Professional Development Credits (PDCs) or recertification credit hours and a certificate upon completion.


Benefits for companies

The SHRM Essentials of HR Management course can help companies increase HR knowledge that is critical to overall business success. This program:

  • Reduces the company’s risk of potential high-cost litigation.
  • Promotes a consistent understanding of the HR function to non-HR management.
  • Offers professional development for divisional or departmental supervisors to ensure HR compliance.
  • Develops a common dictionary of HR terms for the entire organization.
  • Enhances the importance of the HR function within the company.