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Fundamentals of Human Resources Management

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

Seminar Number: 08506

  • In a Classroom
  • Online
  • Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

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

  •   Classroom2 Day(s)
    1.2 CEU
  •   Online4 Lesson(s)
    1.2 CEU
 

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
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
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

Special Feature

This Seminar Features Blended Learning

AMA Blended Learning combines instructor-led training with online pre- and post-seminar assessments, tune-up courses and other resources to maximize your training goals. Through a blend of proven instructor-led seminars and powerful online technology, AMA Blended Learning provides a compelling and more comprehensive experience for the learner - producing a greater return-on-investment for the employer and the seminar participant.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate Expertise in a Number of HR Areas, Including (But Not Limited to) Legal Responsibilities, Talent Assessment, Talent Acquisition, and More
  • Go Back to Your Employer with Significantly More Knowledge on How to Be a Strategic Business Partner and Optimally Run an HR Function, Regardless of Your Level
  • Apply Your New Knowledge in Everyday Interactions with Your Teams

Course Outline, AMA HR Philosophy, and Organizational Assessment

  • Understand Why an Emphasis on Talent, Establishing Relationships and Being Strategic Is So Important (While Also Making Sure That the Functional Areas Are Taken Care Of)
  • Think About How Strategic or Functional Your Job Is and How HR at Your Organization Is Perceived Overall

Relationships and Gaining Trust

  • Understand the Importance of Building Relationships
  • Assess Your Own Relationships and Identify Areas for Improvement
  • Describe the Business Impact of Improved Relationships Between HR and Non-HR

Legal Responsibilities

  • Compare and Contrast Managerial and HR Legal Responsibilities
  • Identify Key Federal Employment-Related Terms and Legislation
  • Explain Questions and Categories to Avoid During the Employment Process
  • Define and Increase Awareness of Workplace Sexual and Other Harassment
  • Identify Legal Trends and Challenges

Talent Acquisition

  • Identify Characteristics of Well-Written Job Descriptions and When “JDs” Should Be Written
  • Understand Differences Between and Reasons for Using the Five Questioning Techniques
  • Know and Apply the Steps and Best Practices for a Recruiting Process
  • Distinguish Key Aspects of Orientation and Assimilation, and Generate Ideas to Make These Processes Better at Your Organization

Talent Alignment

  • Understand Key Concepts of Talent Alignment, Which May Be a New Term for Many
  • Have an Opportunity-Focused Mindset, So That You Can Help the Employees at Your Organization, Which in Turn Helps the Company
  • Demonstrate Your Skills and Abilities as a Strategic Business Partner By Advising Leadership on Talent Alignment, Whether They Ask for It or Not

Talent Management

  • Identify What Talent Management Is, What It Includes, and Important Aspects of It
  • Understand Domestic and Global Mobility
  • Put Talent Management Learnings into Practice

Talent Assessment: Performance Management and Diversity

  • Understand the Objectives and Elements of a Performance Management System
  • Describe the Respective Roles of All Concerned in Preparing for Performance Management Meetings
  • Practice a Performance Management Discussion
  • Learn the Key Components of Diversity and Why Having Awareness of Diversity Is Important for HR Professionals, Leadership, and Employees
  • Understand the Importance of Assessing Talent with a Diversity Lens to Make Sure Your Organization Is a Fair and Inclusive Environment

Talent Development: Training, Coaching, Mentoring, and Leadership/Career Development

  • Identify the Respective Responsibilities of All Concerned in the Training Process
  • Know Best Practices in Mentoring and Career and Leadership Development
  • Understand What Coaching Is and Also AMA’s Coaching Model
  • Practice How to Coach and How to Help Others Coach

Talent Measurement/Compensation

  • Assess Your Company’s Year-End Performance Review Process and Determine How It Could Be Conducted Better/Differently
  • See the Correlation Between the Year-End Performance Review Process and Compensation
  • Know the Characteristics of an Effective Compensation System
  • Be a Strategic Business Partner By Helping Leadership Be Fair About How Your Employees Are Compensated
  • Instill a “Total Rewards” Mindset in the Employees at Your Company

Talent Retention and Transition

  • Understand the Importance of Retaining the Employees You Have
  • Know All the Factors That Could Lead to Someone Leaving
  • Be Fully Aware of Key Best Practices When You Have to Terminate Someone’s Employment
  • Be Better Prepared for Letting Someone Go By Practicing That Difficult Conversation

Functional HR Areas: Benefits, Employee Handbook, Policies & Procedures Manuals, and HRIS

  • Differentiate Between Mandated and Voluntary Benefits
  • Discuss Typical/Popular Offerings
  • Identify Benefits Trends and Challenges
  • Determine the Contents of an Employee Handbook
  • Identify the Components of a Policies and Procedures Manual
  • Fully Understand the Uses and Best Practices of HRIS (Human Resource Information Systems)

Final Activities: Role-Play and Individual Action Plan

  • Highlight Many of the Learning Points in the Prior Modules By Way of a Group Role-Play
  • Put What You Learned into Practice
  • Create an Action Plan for Your Role and Organization
Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Describe the HR Function in Any Organization
  • Develop a Plan for Hiring and Retaining Talent
  • Identify Benefits Challenges and Their Impact on an Organization
  • Identify and Respond to Legal Trends and Challenges

LESSON ONE

The Changing Role of HR

  • Describe the History of Personnel/HR
  • Define the Role of HR in Today’s Workplace as Well as Its Anticipated Future Role
  • Analyze Organizational and External HR Trends and Challenges

The Human Resources Function

  • Discuss the Primary Components of the HR Function
  • Describe How HR Relates to Non-HR Functions
  • Differentiate Among HR, Non-HR, and Shared Activities
  • Identify Current HR Trends and Challenges

LESSON TWO

Legal Responsibilities

  • Compare and Contrast Managerial and HR Legal Responsibilities
  • Identify Key Federal Employment-Related Legislation
  • Explain Questions and Categories to Avoid During the Employment Process
  • Define and Increase Awareness of Workplace Sexual Harassment
  • Identify Legal Trends and Challenges

The Employment Process

  • Deal with a Wide Range of Employment Issues
  • Properly Match Applicants with Job Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Introduce New Hires to Their Work Environment Through Orientation and Assimilation
  • Respond to Current Employment-Related Trends and Challenges

LESSON THREE

Information Processing

  • Determine the Contents of an Employee Handbook
  • Identify the Components of a Policies and Procedures Manual
  • Discuss the Uses of HRIS
  • Respond to Current Trends and Challenges with Regard to Information Processing

Benefits

  • Differentiate Between Mandated and Voluntary Benefits
  • Discuss Typical/Popular Offerings
  • Identify Benefit Trends and Challenges

LESSON FOUR

Compensation

  • Identify the Characteristics of an Effective Compensation Program
  • Articulate the Importance of Job Evaluations
  • Use Salary Surveys to Determine Whether an Organization’s Salaries Are Competitive
  • Respond to Current Trends and Challenges with Regard to Compensation

Performance Management

  • List the Objectives of a Performance Management System
  • Define the Elements of an Effective Performance Management System
  • Describe the Respective Roles of All Concerned in Preparing for Performance Management Meetings
  • Respond to Current Trends and Challenges with Regard to Compensation

Organizational and Employee Development

  • Identify the Respective Responsibilities of All Concerned in the Training Process
  • Describe Different Types of Employee Training
  • Assess Various Forms of Employee Replacement Planning
  • Describe Employee Retention Strategies
  • Identify Current Trends and Challenges with Regard to Organizational and Employee Development
Download Extended Seminar Outline PDF

 

 

American Management Association is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

 

 

 

Classroom Schedule

9 Sessions Available

Online Schedule

3 Sessions Available

  • $2,345.00 Non Members
  • $2,095.00 AMA Members
  • $1,984.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2019-07-22 2019-07-23 Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 23, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-07-25 2019-07-26 Jul 25, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2019-09-23 2019-09-24 Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 24, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-09-26 2019-09-27 Sep 26, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-10-21 2019-10-22 Oct 21, 2019 - Oct 22, 2019 2 Days TX Dallas 75001-3505 Dallas Register Now

  2019-11-14 2019-11-15 Nov 14, 2019 - Nov 15, 2019 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2019-12-18 2019-12-19 Dec 18, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2020-03-11 2020-03-12 Mar 11, 2020 - Mar 12, 2020 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2020-03-18 2020-03-19 Mar 18, 2020 - Mar 19, 2020 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

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