Human Resource (HR) employees often face a wide range of issues each day, ranging from legal matters to selecting qualified employees. Successfully navigating complex HR laws and current regulations regarding compensation, employment law, recruitment, benefits, risk management and more requires significant expertise.

Our core class utilizes SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management materials -- developed by leading HR experts and legal counsel -- to cover a multitude of HR topics in a condensed, straightforward format. Best practices for performance management and employee development will also be discussed. Emory Continuing Education is an HRCI (Human Resources Certification Institute) Approved Provider.

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After successfully completing this program, students will be able to:

  • Identify best practices in recruitment & selection, performance management, and employee development
  • Obtain the latest knowledge of HR laws and acquire diverse strategies for risk management in the workplace
  • Discover different compensation and benefits packages
  • Apply software tools and tips for the most efficient execution of HR practices
  • Create plans for the resolution of your organization’s challenges


Students interested in this program should have already earned a bachelor's degree or possess equivalent professional work experience.


Please reference the table below for the length and cost of the electives in this program. Students must complete 24 hours of electives from the following list before, during, or after the required course. A diamond (♦) indicates a self-paced online course.

Course Price Length
aPHR™ Exam Prep ♦ $395 25 hours
Assessing Diversity and Inclusion ♦ $105 4 hours
Building an Inclusive Organization ♦ $95 3 hours
Building Teams - Building Culture $195 3 hours
Coaching Effectively $195 3 hours
Delegating Effectively $195 3 hours
Emotional Intelligence $425 6 hours
Employee Rights ♦ $95 3 hours
Employee Selection ♦ $95 3 hours
Essentials of Conflict Management $195 3 hours
Fostering an Inclusive Culture ♦ $105 4 hours
Hiring and Retaining Diverse Talent ♦ $105 4 hours
HR in Times of Crisis ♦ $95 3 hours
HR Tools for Engaging Top Performers ♦ $95 3 hours
Improving Your Listening Skills $195 3 hours
Leading Inclusively and Equitably Across Differences $195 3 hours
Leading Through Change $195 3 hours
Managing Difficult Conversations and Situations $375 6 hours
Managing Diverse Behavioral Styles $195 3 hours
Managing Employee Performance $195 3 hours
Managing Multi-Generations $195 3 hours
PHR/SPHR Certification Review $1,595 36 hours
Strategic Communications in the Workplace $395 6 hours
Talent Management and Career Development ♦ $95 3 hours
Win-Win Negotiations $375 6 hours

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Minimum Required

1 Course(s)

Students must complete the following core course:
Minimum Required

24 Hour(s)

Students must complete 24 hours of electives from the following list before, during, or after the required course:
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