Human Resource Management Certificate

The Human Resource Management Certificate program provides a comprehensive, practical foundation for individuals interested in becoming HR generalists. Individuals currently employed in HR can
broaden their understanding of their profession, gain skills required for advancement and acquire an educational credential in HR. Courses cover today’s most vital and timely topics, including employment law, selecting qualified employees, compensation, orientation and training and the employee performance process.

Graduates of the Human Resource Management program receive Forsyth Tech’s certificate in Human Resource Management, a noncredit educational credential indicating successful completion of a comprehensive course of study in human resources.

To earn the Human Resource Management Certificate, students must complete seven (7) core courses and at minimum, three (3) electives over a two (2) year period.  Certificates for successful completion of each course are issued upon request.

Core Courses: # of Hours
1 Introduction to Human Resource Management 24
2 Recruitment, Selection & Personnel Planning * (8.25) 9
3 Job Analysis and Evaluation * (5.5) 6
4 Employment Law & Regulations I * (8.5) 9
5 Performance Management * (5.5) 6
6 Compensation & Benefits * (11) 12
7 Communications for Human Resource Professionals * (8.25) 9
Total 72

 

Electives: # of Hours
1 Harassment Prevention * (3) 3
2 Managing Diversity (8.25) 9
3 Human Resource Development * (5.5) 6
4 Risk Management (Pending) 6
5 Collective Bargaining & Labor Relations * (8.25) 9
6 Strategic Management * (8.25) 9
7 Global HR * (8.25) 9
8 Organizational Behavior * (8.25) 9
9 Handling Difficult Workplace Issues * (5.5) 6

* Course approved for HRCI recertification credit – number in parenthesis represents the number of hours of recertification credit.

For a schedule of classes, please contact the Customer Service Center at (336) 761-1002.