Description: Human Resource Management Certificate Program - Spring 2020
The Human Resource Management Certificate Program teaches the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage the human resources in today's complex business environment. The program is a 12 week intensive course covering the main aspects of Human Resource Management. Rather than using only one instructor for the course, multiple instructors with significant professional expertise lead each of the weekly topics to impart professional knowledge and practical application of HRM concepts. The program is sponsored jointly by the Department of Business Administration and Extended and
International Education at Sonoma State University. It is endorsed by the Personnel
Association of Sonoma County (PASCO) and a SHRM Recertification Provider for 2019.
The program combines technical knowledge with skill building in the following areas:
- Management Practices
- Managing a Diverse Workforce
- The Legal Context
- Selection and Placement
- Training and Development
- Benefits Administration
- Conflict and Dispute Resolution
- Employee and Labor Relations
- Employee Development
- Health, Safety, and Security
Required Textbook: Lussier and Hendon (2018) Human Resource Management: Functions, Applications, and Skill Development, Third Edition. SAGE Publications, Inc. ISBN: 9781506360348 (paperback).