: Our human resource management certificate course is designed for full time students and professionals who are currently employed in the human resources industry, or office administration, as well as anyone involved in the human resource process.
Our human resource management certificate course includes the following instructional modules:
The employee selection module examines the recruitment to post-hire process and explores the most effective methods used by companies when attracting, selecting, and on-boarding the best candidate for the given position. Such systems yield a highly engaged, productive workforce with the exact skills, knowledge and abilities to quickly contribute to your company's business objectives. This module teaches students how to develop and implement a successful selection system within their organization.
Human Resources Strategic Partnership
In general, the role of the human resources department is to manage a variety of issues that fall into grey areas. Human resource departments and human resource managers are generally given a number of overlapping responsibilities. This module focuses on the human resources department as a strategic partner within the enterprise, and how organizations can effectively work with HR as a strategic partner.
High Performance Organizations
Becoming a high-performance organization can mean the difference between simply surviving and thriving in today's highly competitive business environment. So-called "High Performance" organizations, often referred to as "Performance Driven Organizations", are those that typically generate an attractive ROI due to higher productivity, lower operational costs, exceptional customer as well as higher levels of employee retention. Over the course of this module, you will examine the various characteristics that lead to the development of the high performance organization.
Collaboration in Problem SolvingInstructor Description
: Katherine Pang, PhD, JD, LLM, MBA, MEd, MS
Dr. Pang has instructed, facilitated, and led numerous business skill courses including team building, building effective groups, and similar courses for several manufacturing companies including Weir SPM, Turbomeca, as well as the City of Arlington along with numerous top 100 law firms.
Dr. Pang served as a faculty member at the University of Texas at Tyler and has been an adjunct faculty member in the law and business/ schools of many universities including the Stern School of Business at New York University, the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, Pepperdine University, USC, Golden Gate University, the University of California, Irvine, Regent University, and Northeastern University. Dr. Pang received her B.A. from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School, her M.Ed from the University of Texas, her MBA, MS (Psychology), and her Ph.D in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M – Commerce. Dr. Pang also has two theology degrees.
Dr. Pang has over 20 years of entrepreneurial and operational experience in professional services, manufacturing and education oriented companies. Dr. Pang has served as founder, president, CEO, COO and CFO of several companies over the last 15 years. Prior to forming Corporate Growth Strategists, Dr. Pang was recruited to serve initially as COO/CFO and General Counsel for a Dallas-based CNC precision and assembly manufacturing company to effectuate a restructure of corporate obligations and operations. The successful reduction in corporate indebtedness and the substantial increase in cash-flow flowing from operational and financial changes resulted in Dr. Pang’s promotion to interim CEO and General Counsel for a period of 12-months. Dr. Pang has also served as COO and General Counsel for Technology Training Services Corporation a technology training company delivering services in Europe under Unites States Government contracts. Dr. Pang was also the Manager, Firmwide Practice Section Development, Training and Forms for Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P. in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Pang has over 20 years of experience in the design, development and delivery of educational courses and professional development and training content. She has been the CEO and Founder of three companies in the field of applied skills, active learning both in an ILT, CBT and Web-Based environment. Dr. Pang has served as an SME for over 65 business and law-related courses. In addition, Dr. Pang serves in a consulting capacity for various institutions and organizations in designing and developing curricula, adopting new technologies, integrating technology with instruction and implementing training and professional education programs. Dr. Pang has served as an SME for over 100 business and law-related courses. In addition, she has served in a consulting capacity for various institutions and organizations in designing and developing curricula, adopting new technologies, integrating technology with instruction and implementing training and professional education programs.
Dr. Pang has been a speaker at numerous e-learning conferences, including the MEC 2001 Conference sponsored by Arizona State University, the 2001 Conference on Training and Knowledge Management sponsored by Generation 21 Learning Management Systems; E-Learn 2005 and Online Educa Berlin 2005, AACE/ED Media 2006, E-Learn 2006, E-Learning Guild 2006, CELDA 2007, Learning Conference 2008 at University of Illinois, Chicago, EduComm 2008 in Las Vegas, DevLearn 2008 in San Jose, among numerous other professional conferences.Certification
: For more information on the requirements of certification, you can visit the HRCI’s website at: http://www.hrci.org/Exam_Eligibility/
The following textbooks will be provided to each student upon registration:
• PHR / SPHR: Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide by Sandra M. Reed, Anne M. Bogardus