Human Resources Management Certificate

Human Resources Management Certificate

Human Resource Management

Career Training Certificate Program
Delivery: Online
Program Code: HGBSEONL-419
Total Study Hours: 140
Fees: ₦1,147,500 NGN

Learning Type: Self Paced
Hours of Access: 24
Duration of Access: 6 Months
Session Start Date:

How To Enroll

Call 814-939-3435, or email your contact details including program of interest to info@huritt.com, and we will get back to you. You may also visit our office in Abuja, FCT to speak with a specialist.


Are you seeking a career in a high-demand field with plenty of opportunity for advancement? In this online Program, you’ll master all the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in the popular field of human resources. In addition, this Program will prepare you to take the PHR, Professional in Human Resources certification exam, with HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) as the certifying body.


Upon successful completion of the Human Resource Professional program, you will be able to do the following:

  • Have a fundamental understanding of the skills and duties necessary for success as a Human Resource Professional
  • Contribute in planning a company’s strategy
  • Handle recruitment and selection processes from interviewing through orientation
  • Explain the importance of performance appraisals as well as the different performance appraisal methods used
  • Discuss the steps in the training process as well as the different types of training techniques
  • Explain the strategic decisions that affect compensation as well as the different job evaluation methods

You will also have an understanding of the following:

• Different benefit programs and legal issues surrounding benefits

• OSHA and employee health and safety

• Human Resource laws and Equal Employment Opportunity

• Regulatory reporting documents, such as the Affirmative Action Plan and the EEO-1 Report

• Human Resource Planning

• Job analysis processes

• Diversity in the workplace and the impact diversity has on organizations

• The role of unions in organizations

• Wrongful discharge and discharges that violate public policy

• Global human resources, global staffing, and international Human Resource functions

• Retention strategies and practices in human resources

  • The difference between tangible and intangible rewards

In addition, you will be fully prepared to take the PHR exam, with HRCI as the certifying body.

Note: To take this certification exam, you must have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a business-related field or have at least four years of experience in the HR field. See Prerequisites.


This Program will prepare you for a career as a Human Resources professional. Additionally, you can prepare to take the PHR, Professional in Human Resources certification exam with HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) as the certifying body.

In this Program you’ll explore everything from the basics of HR to specific areas such as planning and strategizing, human resource laws, hiring disciplines, and labor relations. You’ll also obtain a reference manual of HR documents. By the time you’re done, you’ll be fully prepared to begin your career in this exciting and challenging field. You will even receive instruction and insight on how to obtain an internship or externship upon the completion of the Program.

When you register you receive an initial six (6) months to complete this programme. Should you need more time beyond the six (6) months, an extension of six (6) months is available at no additional charge.


I. Introduction to Human Resources

A. Job Opportunities in Human Resources

B. Skills Necessary to be Successful in Human Resources

C. Job Duties of the Human Resources Professional

D. The Professional Human Resources (PHR) Exam

II. HR’s Role in Strategy

A. Human Resources as a Strategic Partner in the Company

B. Challenges That Human Resources Professionals Meet

C. Growth, Retrenchment, Stability, Diversification

III. Recruiting and Hiring Employees

A. Recruitment and Selection

B. Hiring Process

C. Recruiting Methods

D. Legal Interview Questions

E. Orientation

IV. Appraising and Improving Employee’s Performance

A. Importance of Performing Appraisals

B. Performance Appraisal Process

C. Performance Appraisal Methods

V. Training Process

A. Training Basics

B. ADDIE Model of Training

C. Individual Learning Styles

VI. Compensation and Benefits

A. Organization Strategies and Compensation

B. Internal and External Equity

C. Job Evaluation Methods

VII. Employee Health and Safety

A. Safely Training

B. Occupational Safety, Health Administration (OSHA)

C. Workplace Hazards, Workplace Violence

D. Accidents and Illness Prevention

VIII. The Legal Environment

A. Employment Law Terms

B. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, EEOC, The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

C. Equal Employment Opportunity, The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 1991

D. Discrimination

IX. Making HR Decisions

A. Hiring Decisions

B. Forecasting Supply of Human Resources

C. Human Resources Software

D. Hiring Strategies, Reduction in Workforce Strategies

X. Affirmative Action

A. Affirmative Action Process

B. EEO-1, Affirmative Action Plan, Applicant Flow

C. Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection

XI. Diversity

A. Defining Diversity

B. Managing Diversity Conflict

C. Understanding and Appreciating Diversity

XII. Employee Rights and Discipline

A. Employee Rights

B. Employer Rights

C. Employee Discipline

D. Turnover

XIII. Termination

A. Termination

B. Alternatives to Firing

C. Emotional Side of Firing

XIV. Investigation

A. Workplace Investigations

B. Investigation Steps

C. Conducting an Investigation

XV. Unions – Managing Labor Relations

A. Role of Unions in Organizations

B. Legal Context of Unions

C. Why Employees Join Unions

D. Unionization Process

E. Union Avoidance Strategies

XVI. Creating a High-Performance Workplace

A. Employee Peak Performance Strategies

B. Suggestion Systems

C. Employer-Employee Communication

D. Employee Work/Life Balance

XVII. Global Human Resources

A. Why Companies Choose to do Business Globally

B. Staffing Models (Ethnocentric Model, Polycentric Model, Geocentric Model)

C. Geert Hofstede’s Five Cultural Dimensions

D. Selecting an Expatriate

XVIII. Retention

A. Cost of Turnover

B. Reasons Employees Leave

C. Retention Strategies

D. Stay Interviews, Succession Planning

XIX. Motivation, Rewards, and Recognition

A. Maslow’s Hierarchy

B. Reinforcement Theory

C. Reward Program Strategies

XX. Preparing for the HR Exam

A. Professional Human Resources Exam

B. Externships/Internships

C. Studying and Preparing for the PHR Exam


This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems and IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and e-mail account. We recommend that you use the latest version of Internet Explorer in place of other Web browsers.

Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this Program.

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We will provide the required textbooks for this program:

  • HR 2.0 (with Management CourseMate with eBook Printed Access Card)
  • PHR / SPHR – Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide


There are no prerequisites for taking this program, other than basic computer knowledge.If you are planning to take the PHR exam, with HRCI as the certifying body, after completing the program, you will need one of the following:

  • One year of demonstrated professional HR, exempt-level experience with a master’s degree or higher
  • Two years of demonstrated professional HR, exempt-level experience with a bachelor’s degree
  • Four years of demonstrated professional HR, exempt-level experience with less than a bachelor’s degree


Anna Smith has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Spalding University and a master’s degree in Management from Webster University. She also has a PHR (Professional Human Resources Certificate) and an SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources Certificate) from the Society for Human Resource Management and a Masters Online Teaching Certificate from the University of Illinois.

Anna has worked in the field of human resources as a human resource representative for more than 25 years. Her experience spans many areas of human resources including recruitment, labor relations, and affirmative action plans. She is also an adjunct professor, teaching college-level human resource courses online and in the classroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I register for a program if I am an international student?
Yes, because this certificate program is online, and you never have to actually travel to the school. We offer telephone or online registration.

2. How long does it take to complete a program?
All of our online programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Upon registering, you’re given six months to complete the program. Should you need more time, you may request a six-month extension at no additional cost. Pricing varies for extensions beyond six months.

3. Do I have to buy additional materials?
All the materials you’ll need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. We will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.

4. Can I get financial assistance?
HGBSE Online courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.

5. What happens when I complete the program?
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

6. Am I guaranteed a job?
HGBSE Online program will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don’t provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

7. Who will be my instructor?
Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

8. What software or hardware do I need in order to take online program and what are the system requirements?
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don’t have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

9. Can I use a Mac?
Yes, this program is compatible with both PC and Mac computers.

10. How can I get more information about the program?
If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via email at info@huritt-edu.com. If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the “Contact Us” form. We will answer your questions promptly.

11. When can I start the program?
Our online programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.