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Fundamentals of Human Resources Management

Seminar #8506 Classroom
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This intensive, hands-on seminar will give you a solid overview of all aspects of HR.

Whether you're a recently appointed HR manager, are new to HR or have a non-HR job with HR responsibilities, this course can give you the know-how you need. Understand essential HR functions and learn to develop an action plan to put to work in your organization.

This comprehensive seminar delivers a modern view of HR's role and will educate you and give you an opportunity to practice your skills in a variety of areas, including but not limited to:

  • Legal responsibilities
  • Talent Acquisition (Recruiting)
  • Talent Assessment (Performance Management and Diversity)
  • Talent Development (Coaching and Leadership Development)
  • Talent Measurement (Compensation) and much more
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Schedule

  • [3] days
  • [3] days - $2,345 Non Members
  • [3] days - $2,095 AMA Members
  • [3] days - $1,984 GSA

Credits

1.8 CEU / 18 PHR / 18 SPHR
18 PDCs / 21 CPE

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Schedule

We have 1 scheduled sessions located nationwide starting between 10/3/2016 - 4/10/2017

Date Location Duration Attendees  
Mar 22, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017 Chicago, IL 3 Days
Registering more than 4  people, please call 1-877-566-9441.

How You Will Benefit

Talent Management Framework.
  • Understand HR’s role as a vital contributor to your organization’s success
  • Discover strategies to attract and retain top talent
  • Examine best practices for managing performance and creating compensation, training and benefit systems that drive bottom-line results
  • Identify and deal with potentially explosive issues with an eye to both legal requirements and the needs of your business
  • Analyze HR issues and develop action plans you can implement in your organization
  • See how HR and non-HR functions in every organization can create an effective, complementary work environment

What You Will Cover

The Role of HR and Organizational Assessment
  • HR’s role in today’s workplace and beyond
  • HR as a strategic business partner
  • HR trends and challenges

Relationships and Gaining Trust

  • The importance of building relationships
  • How HR relates to non-HR functions
  • The business impact of improved relationships between HR and non-HR departments

Legal Responsibilities

  • Comparison and contrast of HR and managerial legal responsibilities
  • Key federal employment-related terms and legislation
  • Questions and categories to avoid during the employment process
  • Defining and increasing awareness of workplace sexual and other harassment
  • Legal trends and challenges

Talent Acquisition

  • The importance of well-written job descriptions and when to revise them
  • Matching applicants with job requirements and responsibilities
  • Recruiting best practices
  • Selection criteria, questioning techniques and background research
  • Orientation and assimilation

Talent Alignment

  • Aligning talent with the organization's strategic vision
  • Development plans and goal setting
  • Opportunities for internal mobility
  • Communication and change management
  • Succession planning

Talent Management

  • Internal mobility
  • Domestic mobility
  • Global mobility

Talent Assessment: Performance Management and Diversity

  • Objectives of performance management systems
  • Performance management components and guidelines
  • Respective roles among HR, managers and employees
  • Performance management meetings: preparation, action plan, pitfalls
  • Performance issues, counseling and discipline
  • Assessing talent with a diversity lens
  • Key points about diversity

Talent Development

  • Training responsibilities
  • Types of training
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Career development
  • Leadership development

Talent Measurement/Compensation

  • Year-end performance review system
  • Characteristics of an effective compensation system
  • Salary surveys
  • Traditional and dynamic compensation programs

Talent Retention and Transition

  • Employee retention strategies
  • Talent transition

Functional HR Areas

  • Healthcare and other benefits
  • Voluntary benefits/Total Rewards mindset
  • Federally mandated holidays
  • Employee handbooks
  • Policy and procedure manuals
  • Human resource information systems (HRIS)

Final Activity

Putting it all together - understanding and implementing your role in the organization and creating your action plan

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Who Should Attend

HR practitioners with less than three years’ experience; non-HR practitioners with HR responsibilities; more experienced HR professionals seeking a fast-paced review of the role of HR in today’s rapidly-evolving workplace.

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