Advanced Human Resource Management with PHR Exam Prep*

Course number : 5000004   ID : 47   
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Our human resource management certificate course includes the following instructional modules:

Selecting Employees

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 Solving

In this module, students develop strong collaborative problem-solving skills and examine the importance of teamwork in the business environment.

Assertiveness and Interpersonal Communications Skills

In this module students are introduced to a variety of interpersonal communication styles as they learn new and different ways to enhance their communication skills.

This human resource management certificate course helps students build a solid foundation in the human resources terminology and practices.

Our Human Resources Exam Prep course is designed to provide human resource professionals with a fun and engaging opportunity to prepare for the revised Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification exams. The Human Resources Exam Prep course walks you through the process of applying your professional knowledge and skills to the PHR/SPHR exam questions.

The PHR is open to HR professionals with at least 2 years professional experience and the SPHR is available to those with a minimum of 6 years professional experience. Recertification is required every 2 years along with 60 cumulative hours of professional development (e.g. attending HR seminars, facilitating a new HR course, etc.). Both exams were created by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) as a means for HR professionals to certify their knowledge and skills in the field of human resources.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand federal legislation governing HR practices and identify appropriate courses of action
  • Describe the difference between human resource management and development activities
  • Identify methods for recruitment and selection procedures
  • Comprehend and apply HR code of ethics
  • Explain how adults learn & transfer new information to improve on-the-job performance
Course Access Time

Students are given 6 months to complete the program.


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 f


This human resource management certification program must be taken on a PC.

There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection (a high-speed or broadband Internet connection is highly recommended). In addition, you''ll need to have Internet Explorer, Adobe Reader, Flash Plug-in, and a QuickTime plug-in on your computer (all are available through free downloads).

There are no required textbooks for this program. Everything is available online.

Class Details

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