Educational Program | SHRM Essentials of Human Resources*

2019 Annual Conference & Exposition

*This program requires preregistration. Additional fees apply.

Program Overview

Human resources incorporates a number of interrelated job functions with a primary mission of recruiting, selecting, and retaining qualified employees who will assist the organization in achieving its goals and objectives. In this course, you will gain the foundational knowledge necessary to help your organization reduce costs, avoid potential lawsuits, and improve your ability to handle challenging HR issues. This program is ideal if you are just starting out in the HR profession, planning to make a career change into an HR position, or performing HR duties as a part of a non-HR job. Recently updated content reflects changes in legislation and provides an overview of HR roles and responsibilities.


Program Objectives

This program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to:

  • Create a stronger alignment between your organizational and HR goals
  • Build your knowledge of HR practices
  • 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
Date(s) & Time(s): 
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
Additional Fee & Registration Required
Amount of Credit: 
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Session Type: 
Preconference Educational Programs
Intended Audience: 
Early Career
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