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Course details and registration information

Understanding the Human Resources Function
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
277772 Online 05/17/2023 07/07/2023 EDUCATION TO GO $70.00 16/20
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
This course is intended for the general pubic.
No matter what role you play in an organization, you are all affected by human resources. This course is designed to help people without experience in human resources to understand this very vital link in the organizational chain. It will prepare both managers and business owners to handle basic human resource functions in a way that will ensure the best possible result.
Course Objectives
  1. have learned how the modern human resource function has evolved from trade guilds, through the industrial revolution, to modern times.
  2. have learned how to analyze job satisfaction and the factors that keep employees happy.
  3. have understood the laws that govern union-management interactions, prohibit discrimination, wage and hour requirements, and benefit and safety standards.
  4. have learned the eight habits that successful professionals adopt. You will leave with the insight and ability to achieve excellence at work.
Outline of Instruction
  1. Lesson 01 - The History of Human Resources
  2. Lesson 02 - Human Resources Functions in Today's Organization
  3. Lesson 03 - The Hiring Process: Part 1
  4. Lesson 04 - The Hiring Process: Part 2
  5. Lesson 05 - Finding Employees in a Competitive Labor Market
  6. Lesson 06 - Retaining Quality Employees
  7. Lesson 07 - Respecting Employee Rights
  8. Lesson 08 - Laws Relating to Human Resources
  9. Lesson 09 - Policy Making
  10. Lesson 10 - Employee Communications
  11. Lesson 11 - Administration of Employee Benefit Programs
  12. Lesson 12 - Human Resources—A Source of Quality
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
The are no prerequisites for this course.
Text and Supplies Needed
Hardware Requirements:

This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
Software Requirements:

PC: Windows XP or later.
Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 80% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Students must score 75% or better on 10 quizzes (2 attempts each) or 85% or higher on the final exam.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
This course is intended for the general pubic.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Non-Credit Online Learning