SHRM Essentials Course

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Are you prepared to handle your day-to-day HR challenges?

Attend UW-Stout's Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) Essentials course that covers the topics you need to meet key HR challenges. 

Developed by leading HR experts, HR practitioners, and legal counsel, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course covers introductory HR topics in a condensed, easy-to-understand format. The straightforward format ensures that HR concepts can be mastered and applied to real-life situations. You will:

  • Keep up with key federal laws in areas such as total rewards, equal employment opportunity and harassment
  • Improve employee recruitment and selection
  • Increase your knowledge of orientation, onboarding, development and training
  • Understand best practices for employee handbooks
  • Download and use sample templates like employment applications, job descriptions, disciplinary policies and more

Online SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

Credit Option Only
Oct 27 - Dec 21
Course # INMGT 380-600C
Credits 1
Tuition $316.27 WI undergraduate + $250 course fee
Schedule October 27 - December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Katie Walk

Why Enroll in Our Courses?

The SHRM Essentials course is designed to help you learn and retain the material effectively and efficiently by combining learning materials with expert instruction and peer discussion.

Benefits to You

Benefits to Your Employer

  • Experienced, SHRM-certified instructors
  • A solid HR knowledge foundation to build on as you advance in your career.
  • A structured learning experience that keeps you on track.
  • Opportunities to network and learn from your peers.
  • It sets the stage for further professional development with the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification.
  • Professional Development Credits (PDCs) or recertification credit hours and a certificate upon completion.
  • Reduces the company’s risk of high-cost litigation.
  • Promotes a consistent understanding of the HR function to non-Human Resources.
  • 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 your company.

Who Should Enroll in this Course?

Designed as a thorough introduction to HR basics, the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course provides a solid foundation in human resources concepts and is effective training across multiple job responsibilities and career paths.

  • New and junior HR practitioners who need to increase their knowledge base
  • Small business owners or office managers who perform the HR function for their company and business managers who want to learn basic HR best practices to avoid costly litigation
  • New or experienced managers interested in learning more about employee management skills
  • Representatives selling or supporting HR systems and services
  • International HR personnel wishing to increase their knowledge of U.S. HR practices
  • Job seekers who are investigating HR as a new career option or want to enhance their resume with HR skills

Are you ready for more HR training? Check out our SHRM-CP/SCP course. 

"This is a must-do training for all new folks to the human resource function."
Peter Frank Director of Finance