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SHRM Essentials of Human Resources


Intended Audience:
Early-Career (0-3 years HR experience)
HR Knowledge Domains:

HR Competency:
HR Expertise (HR Knowledge)

Program Overview

Whether you are a new HR professional or perform HR responsibilities in a non-HR role, this is the ideal program for you! In this practical, interactive course, you will acquire transferable skills and knowledge to better equip you to lead with purpose, maximize talent, champion culture, optimize intelligence, accelerate performance and understand and comply with U.S. employment laws. You will learn from seasoned HR professionals and others, who will help you gain essential knowledge about HR roles and tasks and provide you with critical insights.

This course includes both an instructor-led seminar and an accompanying self-paced eLearning program. You will gain access to the eLearning program upon registration. Preview the eLearning platform here.

*All Live Online sessions are recorded and available to watch for a full year after the program.

Program Goals
  • Identify areas where and how HR should be a strategic partner to your organization.
  • Build your knowledge of HR practices, behaviors and activities.
  • Apply newly learned HR knowledge to practical activities, similar to those required on the job.
  • Plan for ways to transfer the knowledge and skills learned from training to on-the-job tasks.
  • Explore career opportunities within the world of HR and how you can drive your future.

Questions? E-mail us at shrmeducation@shrm.org

**These are seminar prices only and do not apply to the courses offered at SHRM conferences.

Member: $1,545.00
Nonmember: $1,815.00
Member: $1,545.00
Nonmember: $1,815.00
Member: $1,545.00
Nonmember: $1,815.00
Member: $1,545.00
Nonmember: $1,815.00

All Live Online and Virtual seminars contain automatic captions. Do you need additional accommodations, such as the need for CART or Transcripts for a disability? If so, please submit an accommodation request:

Accommodation Request

Online (credit card only)

Phone (U.S.; credit card only)
703.548.3440, option #3
800.283.7476, option #3

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