Essentials of Human Resources Management Certificate

Enroll Now for the Fall 2014!

The Essentials of Human Resources Management Certificate Program is an introductory course designed to give you a broad overview of the human resources function and is offered in conjunction with the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). 

SHRM; HR; Human Resources; recertification credits
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).

This class qualifies for 14 recertification credit hours towards PHR,  SPHR, and GPHR recertification.

Program Topics

You will be taught the breadth of human resource management in this remarkable course!  The six essential program topics include:

  • Resources Management 
  • Employment Law 
  • Recruitment and Selection 
  • Compensation and Benefits 
  • Employee Development 
  • Performance Management

    SHRM; HRCI; PHR; SPHR; recertification credits; Human Resources; HR
    his course is offered in conjunction with the
    Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).

Who Should Attend
  • Career changers new to the human resource field 
  • Supervisors who have responsibility for recruiting, interviewing, and training employees 
  • Line managers who have human resources responsibilities 
  • HR Professionals (new and experienced) whose experience has been a single function area 
  • Certified SHRM participants who need recertification credits (qualifies for 14 credit hours)

SHRM, Society of Human Resources Management, Human Resources Management, HR, HRCI, PHR, SPHR
Learn from the Best! 

Pace University is nationally recognized as a Top 5 SHRM Provider and has earned the coveted HRCI Approved Provider designation.

If your position has ANY element of a human resource role, this course is for you!

Meet the Instructors

human resources management; human resources; HR; SHRM; PHR; SPHR; HRCI; recertification credits
Greg Chartier, Ph.d., SPHR, GPHR,
is a well-known management consultant, educator and speaker.  His human resource practice is based on the Business Partner Model of Human Resources, which places its’ emphasis on outsourcing, the use of technology to gain efficiencies and the improvement of managerial skills.  Dr. Chartier is a thought provoking professional speaker whose wisdom and insights into management and leadership make him an electrifying speaker and seminar leader. His philosophy is simple --management is a skill and you can be a better manager by developing your skills.

Dr. Chartier has a BA from The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his Ph.D. in Human Resources Management from Madison University.  In addition, he is certified by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and as a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR), is a national member of SHRM and the Treasurer of the local SHRM chapter, the Westchester Human Resources Management Association.  He is a Board Member of the Business Council of Westchester, the Chair of the Human Resources Council and a member of the Executive Committee and is on the faculty of the Continuing and Professional Education Department at Pace University.  Dr. Chartier will be teaching the in-person, classroom course for the Fall 2014.

Student Testimonials

  • "I absolutely loved this class.  I learned so much and have so much more knowledge and skills that I can apply to my job" - Student, Danielle S.
  • "Dr. Chartier is amazing!  He brought the material to life." - Student, Matt K.


Jimmie Flores, PhD, DM, PMP, SSBB, ITIL, SPHR, GPHR

Dr. Flores has held management and leadership positions in major companies including Shell Oil Company, The Prudential, and USAA. At USAA, he managed the $11.5 million budget for the IT department. He has extensive experience developing and teaching courses for organizations in the disciplines of Project Management, Human Resources, and Information Technology. Dr. Flores founded a global IT enterprise, and has operations in India and The Philippines. Dr. Flores has written several books including How to Become a Proficient Online Learner. He has earned two doctorates and seven master’s degrees.  Dr. Flores will be teaching the online course for the Fall 2014.

Student Testimonials

  • "How do I begin to explain how much I have thoroughly enjoyed this class? Many thanks to my classmates for their contributions as it made the class interesting and interactive.  Dr. Flores, your weekly insightful words of wisdon was priceless.  I have copied and saved each one." - Student, Asma S.

FALL 2014 Course Schedule
This course will be offered in two convenient learning formats --- classroom and online.

CLASSROOM Course Schedule:

Pace University Midtown
551 Fifth Avenue at 45th Street
New York, NY

Thursday & Friday
October 9 & 10, 2014
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cost: $595 (includes all materials)
Course# 90242


ONLINE Course Schedule:
This ONLINE Course is ideal for professionals seeking career development who cannot commit to an in-class schedule.  An experienced online instructor facilitates discussions and assignments. This course will use Blackboard Learning Platform (user name and password to be provided).

November 3 - December 5, 2014

Cost: $595 (includes all materials)
Course# 90334

Questions?  Please contact us at (212) 346-1186 or