The 8-week online program guides students through an exploration and discussion of emerging topics for the HR professional. HR is a fast-changing field with many challenges to manage in the world of work. The field of data analytics is enabling HR professionals to measure why things are occurring in the organization at greater speed than before. HR professionals need to focus on being strategic, creating innovation centers at work, and ensuring a strong workplace culture. HR professionals must move away from focusing only on recruiting, to marketing and branding strategies for the organization to attract and recruit a new workforce. Today’s workforce expects work flexibility, independent of time and place, and a career that provides a positive and meaningful experience. For an organization to be sustainable, it is important for leaders to put people first and apply a humanistic approach. The Advanced HR Certificate program will encourage and promote new ideas to be implemented immediately in the workplace.