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SHRM® Essentials
SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program

SHRM LogoThe SHRM® Essentials of Human Resource Management Certificate Program is an introductory course offering a comprehensive overview of the human resource function. The course covers some of today's most vital and timely topics, including employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, orientation and training, and the employee performance process.

The College of Mount Saint Vincent, in partnership with SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) will be offering this course in Midtown Manhattan.

The SHRM® Essentials course is designed specifically to challenge and provide you with the skills needed to face today's complex HR situations within your organization. Throughout the course, you will participate in interactive case study activities designed to give you practice handling real-life HR situations. 

Expand Your Knowledge of HR Policy and Practice
This course is ideal for those who are new to the field of human resources or who are looking to broaden your employee management skills. The SHRM® Essentials course can improve on-the-job effectiveness, protect your small business from needless litigation, and help to advance your career.

Who should you take this course?
This program has been designed for entry-level professionals, small business owners who are responsible for the HR function in their companies and people exploring HR as a career-change possibility. Students who have completed the Essentials course typically have the following job titles:

Administrative Assistant        HR Generalist         Small Business Owner
Admissions Counselor HR Specialist Staffing Specialist
Executive Assistant   Manager Trainer
HR Administrator Recruiter

The SHRM® Essentials Course

View upcoming course schedule and registration information

The course consists of 6 learning modules that cover a broad spectrum of topics related to the human resources field. They are:
  1. Resource Management - gain a clear understanding of the HR function.
  2. Employment Law - enhance your ability to apply key HR legislation.
  3. Recruitment and Selection - gain important skills for selecting employees.
  4. Compensation and Benefits - learn the key elements for a total compensation system.
  5. Employee Development - gain an understanding of orientation, development, and training.
  6. Performance Movement - discover the purpose and process for performance appraisals.

The course will be offered at our Mid-Manhattan campus at 4 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) New York, NY. 

Course Fee
The course fee of $495.00 includes the SHRM® Essentials of HR Management Program manual consisting of six modules, glossary, and index, as well as a Participant's Activities Book. 

You may also qualify for tuition reimbursement from your employer. Check with your HR department for further information. Read more about the College of Mount Saint Vincent's tuition refund policy.

For more information, please contact SPGS at (718) 405-3322.