HR Director Certificate

  • Online

About the Class

Since HR has a unique cross-functional and global perspective of the organization’s most critical assets—the knowledge, skills and abilities of its workforce—HR leaders can create value by consulting and advising on aligning workforce assets with strategic demands. HR can also apply value chain analysis to its own business, identifying cost centers, its core competencies and activities that may be candidates for outsourcing.

To be a strategic partner, one must focus on outcomes; however, it is not enough for HR Directors to view themselves simply as strategic partners. HR must also be credible to the business. Credibility requires different competencies and this course will focus on those competencies. In addition to gaining an understanding of the course objectives, students will receive a Certificate from Pace University.

Program Topics

  • Improve the strategic relationship between effective HRM and core business functions.
  • Better apply information with which to contribute to the organization’s strategic plan.
  • Design strategies to ensure a strong customer service culture in the HR function.
  • Develop visions for critical solutions to organizational human capital challenges.

Who Should Enroll

This course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • HR Managers
  • HR Directors
  • CHRO
  • Other senior HR Staff


  • 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.
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