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Certificate in Human Resource Management

Earn Your Certificate in Human Resource Management

Organizational success is increasingly a function of effective human resource management. Structure and technology can be duplicated, but recruiting and retaining talented employees can create potent competitive advantage.

The certificate in human resource management examines the evolving role of human resources in driving the value of an organization. Upon completion of the certificate, you will be able to lead strategies for compensation and benefits and be able to create and manage a basic compensation plan that you can apply immediately to your business.

Practical Training

In this certificate program, you will develop organizational strategy for employee recruitment and training, learn the dynamics of the grievance process and alternative dispute resolution methods, and develop concrete skills you can use to manage, motivate, and negotiate with individuals and labor groups.

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Personal Attention

With small class sizes taught by experts in the field–including a vice president for human resources at a large insurance firm and a City of Chicago deputy commissioner in the Bureau of Human Resources–the certificate in human resource management will help you achieve your goals as a successful, ethical business leader.

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Flexibility for Your Life

Through your preference of in-person and online coursework, you can complete your certificate in as little as 12 months. Options for scholarships and other financial aid help make your studies affordable—and all certificate courses can be applied toward a degree if you choose to continue your studies at North Park University.

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Application Process

The application for the certificate in human resource management is quick, easy, and free. Applications are accepted throughout the year as admission is rolling. With courses that are in-person and online and a FREE application, all you need to do is apply today!

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