Program Courses

PDP courses are offered online, remotely, and on-campus. Please refer to the Schedule Notes for course delivery information.

IMPORTANT: The registration process for all professional development courses requires you to (A) register for your course, (B) complete an acknowledgment of Northwestern University's Student Expectations and COVID-19 Code of Conduct in CAESAR, AND (C) update your emergency contact information . Current students with an active NetID must complete their student acknowledgment in CAESAR before registering for courses. New students must complete their student acknowledgment in CAESAR within 48 hours of enrollment before official registration can be finalized.
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SHRM 201-0 : Essentials of Human Resources


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:


Registered students can access their online course site here. An activated NetID and password is required for login. *Please note: It may take up to 24 hours for registered students to be added to the online course platform.

Additional Information:

This course is offered during the Fall and Spring quarters.

Tuition : $825

Fall 2023
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
10/03/23 - 11/07/23Tu
6 – 9 p.m. 43
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Young, Paul
Remote Campus
Schedule Notes :

This course will be conducted remotely, online.

This course has required live, synchronous sessions, held online via Zoom. Sync session attendance is mandatory unless otherwise stated by the course instructor.

All times listed CST

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Course Materials :

Course materials are included in the cost of tuition and will be provided to students on the first day of class.

Please note: Students who register as late as the week before class begins may not receive their materials on time.

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