Full course description
Proper management of human resources is vital for creating and sustaining a skilled and engaged workforce, developing a positive business culture, and generating a competitive advantage. In every business where a manager supervises a group of employees, that manager is responsible for some aspect of human resources, and successful managers know the importance of keeping up with current laws and HR best practices. This course equips managers with foundational HR knowledge in areas related to employee recruitment and selection, onboarding and training, compensation, and performance management.
- Badge and credit-awarding
- Real-world case studies
- Fully accessible
- Games & Flashcards
- Video content
Estimated time to complete: 3 hours
This course includes an “Ask the Expert” feature. You can use this feature to submit questions about the 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.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the role of the manager in HR tasks
- Consider different approaches to employee recruitment
- List the steps involved in employee selection
- Review various methods for evaluating prospective employees
- Describe the importance of onboarding
- Distinguish between training and development
- Describe common types of training and training delivery methods
- Identify elements of compensation
- Consider the importance of wage equity and competitiveness
- Distinguish between legally mandated and optional benefits
- Compare various methods of performance appraisal
- Explain the importance of progressive discipline
Tze-Yiu Yong has over 25 years of professional experience as an engineer, manager and project manager in the areas of high tech, healthcare, machine learning and academia. He has managed projects in all functions of the organization including R&D, operations, IT and marketing, and he currently works as a project manager at Oregon State University. Here he drives programs related to student recruitment and retention, online learning, and student success analytics. Passionate about raising the awareness of the necessity of project managers, he also currently serves as the Vice President of Marketing for a regional chapter of the Project Management Institute in Oregon where he calls home.