About this Program
Human resources professionals make a difference — their role is a mission-critical aspect of any organization. From recruiting the best talent and coordinating staff training to developing and enforcing employment policies and shaping compensation and benefits, HR professionals perform vital functions that directly impact a company’s health and success.
In this five-course certificate program, you’ll expand your human resources skill set and go from a process-focused practitioner to a business-enhancing partner. We’ll cover how to effectively identify and manage workplace challenges and sensitive issues. You’ll develop your strategic thinking and planning abilities and sharpen your presentation skills. Prepare for industry certification, discover how to increase your value and visibility at your current organization, and network with industry leaders to advance your career.
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How to Become a Human Resources Manager DESIGNED FOR
Human resources professionals and others with significant managerial experience who want to advance into human resources management roles.
Those who want to get started in the HR field should consider taking the
Certificate in Human Resources Essentials. HR professionals who want to focus on executive search might consider the Specialization in Executive Recruiting.
Nicole Bowers, a graduate of the Certificate in Human Resources Management, explains how the program helped her reboot her career after a layoff and find a job she loves.
Play WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Methods for managing employee relations and best practices for training and staff development
Strategies for and key considerations in hiring and workforce planning
How to use people analytics to inform HR decision making
The relationships between compensation, benefits, reward systems and performance reviews
Critical skills and capabilities for building strategic business partner relationships in HR and recruiting
GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
Create training and staff development content
Complete group projects based on real-life HR scenarios
Practice public speaking
PREPARE FOR CERTIFICATION
This program covers material required for the
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam.
EARN DIGITAL BADGES
You can earn a digital achievement badge for successfully completing this certificate program, as well as a separate badge for each course. These badges can be shared on LinkedIn and other social media sites. Learn more about
Alumni working in field
Amazon, University of Washington, Microsoft, AAA Washington, Boeing, CBRE
Projected job growth for HR managers in Washington state (2018-2028)
Average salary for HR managers in Washington state
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