Now offering in person courses.
SHRM's Essentials® of HR provides you with a solid overview of the key aspects of HR. It gives you practical tools you can use immediately in your organization. The knowledge you gain will help you reduce potential lawsuits and handle challenging issues effectively.
You'll learn about six key human resource management subjects:
This course is NOT a preparation for the HR certification exam.
This course addresses the complex, real-world, and legal issues you face and is a must for anyone in the business of managing people. Knowing the basics of HR can make you a better manager, improve workplace morale and employee performance, and protect your organization from needless litigation.
This program blends instructor-led classroom learning with online learning activities, quizzes and a final post course assessment. Online reference tools and resources are available for use in your workplace.
Participants are required to attend the two-day interactive course and complete post classroom online learning activities and final course examination for award of CEU's/Certificate of Completion. Students will receive an e-mail communication from the SHRM Distribution Center 3-5 days prior to class start with details related to setting up a personal user id and password for the online component of the course.
Students will need to complete a brief online pre-course assessment to gauge current level of knowledge prior to coming to the live classroom session.
You must attend the two-day course and complete online activities and a final course examination to earn CEUs/certificate of completion.
When you register, you understand once the course begins, if the course format must be changed from in-person to virtual meetings due to health and safety considerations for Restore Illinois, you will fulfill your attendance requirements in our online course format. Online meetings will still be instructor-led. Transfer to a future course session or cancellations will be honored only before a course's start date.
Students are required to have Internet access, and use a web camera and microphone to participate in the online live sessions. This equipment is not provided by the university.
The course costs $800. SHRM members and NIU alumni receive a discount.
Please note that the charge to your credit card will appear on your statement as "University Outreach, DeKalb, IL.
NIU CPE reserves the right to cancel courses within 14 days of class start and prior to shipment of materials if enrollments are not sufficient.
The registration fee includes SHRM's Essentials® of HR course materials and online resources, continental breakfast, lunch and break service. Books will be distributed at the first class session. Participants will receive an e-mail communication from SHRM/Holmes Corp with instructions for accessing the online component a few days prior to the class start. If not received within 48 hours of class start, check your spam filter first, and contact Jennifer Kopecky email@example.com, phone 815-753-0771 for assistance if you don't find it there. Students registering within 5 days of class start may not have immediate access to the online resources.
Areas of instruction: human resources
Current position: president, John Newton and Associates
John has over 21 years of experience in human resources leadership roles in the education and healthcare industries. John holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from Elmhurst University and is a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional. John is ppassionate about Human Resources and believes that proper training is the foundation for employee success in the workplace.
Year became a Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR): 2014
Areas of instruction: human resources, project management
Current position: business transformation director, ADP
Stephanie has over eighteen years of experience driving strategic changes within multiple large multi functional organizations. Working with Executive Leadership teams she helps develop and lead strategic programs to improve organizational effectiveness and profitability. Stephanie holds a BA in Business from DePaul University and a MBA from Northern Illinois University. She also holds the following professional certifications; Project Management (PMP), Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR), Society for Human Resources Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and is a Six Sigma Green Belt.
NIU's HR certification programs are one of SHRM’s “Top 20” university programs with pass rates that consistently exceed national averages.
This program is awards 12 hours of professional development credit for retention of certain HR-related certifications.
Discounts: SHRM member, NIU alumni
Modality: Instructor-led, in-person at NIU Naperville.
Materials: Course materials and online resources included.
PDC Credit: 12 hours of professional development credit available.