Modern HR Resources and Certification

Your students can become trained, skilled, and certified HR associates in your program regardless of the classroom setting. Supplement your HR courses with dynamic multimedia training from academic and industry experts using one or more resources from our catalog. We can also customize any of our resources to fit your learning objectives—a simple, effective, and inexpensive solution. Click any resource to preview the text and request full access!

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Professor Dolan has taught at some of the leading business schools of the world: the University of Minnesota, Boston University, and the University of Colorado Boulder in the U.S., the University of Montreal and McGill University in Canada, ESSEC and HEC in France, and Pompeu Fabra and ESADE in Spain. He has been a visiting professor at universities in the Middle East, Europe, Latin America, China, Singapore, and Japan and a keynote speaker around the globe.

Simon Dolan, Chad Albrecht

This resource teaches undergraduate students the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to build a foundation in HR management theory and practice. The course covers the basic HR functions: recruitment, selection, training, performance management, total rewards, workplace health and safety, employer-employee relations, HR planning and forecasting, HR metrics, ethical and legal considerations, diversity, discipline and termination, and global HR management.

Troy Mumford

Organizations make deals with people, and people make deals with organizations. This resource provides a basic understanding of the types of deals that organizations and employees make and the role that total rewards play in those deals. Managing total rewards is a story about how to make sure that the rewards offered by an organization meet both parties’ needs.

Konrad Lee

Nearly all the interactions between an organization and its employees are governed by employment law. This resource will provide the skills for students to explain the U.S. legal environment governing the employment relationship, recommend strategies to prevent discrimination and limit employer risk, manage compliance with workplace regulations, and explain statutory, administrative, and judicial decisions affecting labor relations.

Glenn McEvoy

Training and development is a critical component of human resource management that maximizes the likelihood of success for both the organization and employees. This resource will help students understand the need for training in today’s competitive environment, become familiar with legal and ethical considerations in training, and articulate a variety of methods for designing, conducting, and assessing training programs in all types of organizational settings.

Brian Webster

Workforce planning is the process of assessing the size and skills of the current workforce and anticipating future workforce needs to ensure that a sufficient pool of talented individuals with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities will be available to meet those future needs. This resource focuses on building a highly skilled workforce by using effective strategies and tactics for recruiting, selecting, hiring, and retaining employees.

Konrad Lee

This resource provides a broad view of business law for business school students and others who want to understand the legal elements and aspects of a business administration. Topics include the American legal system, torts and crimes, contract law, business organizations, contractual relationships, administrative law, agency and employment law, and international law and ethics.

HR Exam and Certification Prep

The HRCP program will help you review.
Even the most experienced human resource managers usually need to review before taking the human resource certification exam. The body of knowledge relevant to the human resource field is expansive and growing all the time.

The HRCP program will give you confidence.
Many qualified human resource managers are intimidated by the prospect of a 225-question certification exam covering the entire human resource body of knowledge, but there is no need to worry. The HRCP program thoroughly covers the essential topics in human resource management. The HRCP program is based on the content outline used by the HRCI in designing the PHR and SPHR exams.

The HRCP program is an excellent reference.
The HRCP program is useful for more than just exam preparation; it is valuable for solving problems on the job or for training new employees in the human resource department. Whether you are preparing for certification or answering day-to-day questions, the Human Resource Certification Preparation Program is the right answer.

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David Cherrington, Laura Middleton

• HR Operations
• Recruitment and Selection
• Compensation and Benefits
• Human Resource Development and Retention
• Employee Relations
• Safety, Health, and Security

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