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Center for Continuing Studies - Innovative Leadership for Lifelong Learning - St. Cloud State University

Human Resource Essentials

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SCSU Offers SHRM Essentials® of HR Management!

The SHRM Essentials® of HR Management is an introductory course offering a complete overview of human resource roles and responsibilities. If you are just starting out in the profession, or are looking for an effective way to boost your employee management skills, this is the program for you!


This course can provide exceptional benefits because it:

  • Reduces company's risk of potential high-cost litigation.
  • Promotes a consistent understanding of the HR function to non-HR management.
  • Offers professional development for divisional or departmental supervisors to ensure HR compliance.
  • Develops a common dictionary of HR terms for the entire organization.
  • Covers real-life HR issues and current, vital topics including: employment law; selecting qualified employees; compensation; orientation and training; and the performance management process.

The blended learning experience combines print and online tools with the benefits of an instructor-led class. By attending our course, you'll benefit from:

  • The shared experiences of your instructor and peers along with networking opportunities.
  • Interactive case studies designed to make you feel comfortable dealing with HR issues.
  • Earning Professional Development Credits (PDCs) or recertification credit hours and a certificate upon completion.

Course Details


Course: Human Resource Essentials


Dates: Fridays, Oct. 23 -      Nov. 13

Time: 8:00-12:00 p.m.

Location: SCSU Welcome Center,  355 5th Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN  56301

NOTE:  Free, convenient, secure indoor parking!


Early Bird Cost: $399.00

Regular Cost:  $430.00


Early Bird Deadline: 3:00 p.m. Oct. 9

Registration Deadline: 3:00 p.m. Oct. 16


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Contact: Tammy at 320-308-4252

Meet the PresenterMardi Noyes, SPHR   

* This program has been approved for 15 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.   Please contact for more information.                  

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You may also be interested in our PHR-SPHR Certification Prep Course being offered Fall 2015.

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