PMI PDUs: 6 | Leadership PDUs: 1.75 | Strategic & Business Management PDUs: 3 | Technical PM PDUs: 1.25 | IACET CEUs: 2.1 (Contact Hours: 24 hours) | HRCI Credits: 21 (Type: General: 18, Specified – Strategic Business: 3) | SHRM PDCs: 19.5 | ACE Credits: 2
This online course introduces learners to the basics of human resources management. Throughout seven segments, learners will explore the core goals and strategies of the HR function, examine best practices for employee selection and development, develop an understanding of compensation structures, and consider both the value of workforce diversity and laws relevant to its pursuit.
The self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that engage students and provide opportunities to practice HR management skills.
This course is made up of the following segments:
- Introduction to Human Resource Management
- Employee Selection
- Talent Management and Career Development
- Performance Management
- Data and Human Resource Management
- Compensation and Benefits
- Equal Employment Opportunity
Download the complete syllabus with learning outcomes here.
This course has been evaluated by The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) with a recommendation for 2 credits, lower division, in human resource management.
A student’s grade in the course will be based on their performance on a final, cumulative exam. The final exam is composed of 40 multiple-choice questions. Students will have 1.5 hours to complete the exam. The exam is proctored. For more information, please see the syllabus.
If students do not earn a passing score of 70% on their first attempt, they will have the opportunity to take the exam 1 additional time (2 total attempts). Students must wait 24 hours between exam retakes. A passing score of 70% of above is required to request college credit for this certificate.
- Badge and credit-awarding
- Real-world case studies
- Fully accessible
- Games & Flashcards
- Video content
This course includes an “Ask the Expert” feature. You can use this feature to submit questions about course content. A subject matter expert will provide guidance or point you to additional resources for the topics you’re studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs.