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Continuing & Professional Education

Essentials of Human Resources Management Certificate

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). Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

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Program Topics

  • 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)

This course is approved for valuable recertification credits by both HRCI and SHRM.

This course is approved for 14 recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR recertification.



This course is approved for 14 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) toward SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP recertification.

Who Should Enroll

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

Fall 2015 Course Schedule

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

Thursday & Friday
October 8 & 9, 2015
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuition: $595 (includes all materials)
Course#: 90192

Class Status: OPEN

Instructor: Greg Chartier


Online Course Schedule

November 2 - December 4, 2015

Tuition: $595 (includes all materials)
Course#: 90188

Class Status: OPEN

Instructor: Jimmie Flores


Please contact us DJ McErlean-Hopson at (212) 346-1186 or