SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

Program Courses

To earn the SHRM Essentials of Human Resources certificate, students must complete one course: SHRM 201-0 Essentials of Human Resources


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Professional Development Programs

Society for Human Resources Management
SHRM 201-0 Essentials of Human Resources *Core Course

The SHRM Essentials of Human Resources course is 18 hours. By covering a breadth of practical HR topics, Essentials of Human Resources provides the knowledge to perform daily tasks. Through this course you will also:

  • Review key pieces of federal legislation on sexual harassment, age discrimination and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
  • Gain insights into employee recruitment and selection while avoiding legal pitfalls.
  • Enhance your skills related to total compensation systems, pay increases and incentives, and employee benefits.
  • Increase your knowledge of employee orientation, onboarding, professional development and training.

Additional Information:

This course is offered during the Fall and Spring quarters.


Fall 2017 Sec #43

Course Materials:

Course materials are included in the cost of tuition and will be provided in class.

Please note: Students who register after 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 will not receive their course materials the first day of class. Those students will be contacted by the Office of Professional Development once their materials have arrived.

Start/End Dates Day Time Building
10/03/17 - 11/07/17 Tu 6 – 9 p.m. Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room 712
Instructor Location Status CAESAR Course ID
Chicago Campus Closed 18162