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SHRM Essentials Classes begin October 11 , 2014

Program Description

SHRM, the leading global HR professional organization, has developed the SHRM Essentials of HR Management course, which provides an introductory overview of the human resource function. Whether you are new to HR or HR is one of many roles you fulfill at your company, this program, offered in partnership with SHRM, covers the key HR topics you need to know.

Society of Human Resource Management

In less than 20 hours of training time, you can cover the issues you need to reduce potentially costly lawsuits. 

Developed by leading HR experts, HR practitioners, and legal counsel, the SHRM Essentials of HR Management course covers introductory HR topics in a condensed, easy-to-understand format. The straightforward format ensures that HR concepts can be mastered and applied to real-life situations.

Who can benefit from the course?

New and junior HR practitioners who need to increase their knowledge base. Small business owners or office managers who perform the HR function for their company and business managers who want to learn basic HR best practices to avoid costly litigation. Representatives selling or supporting HR systems and services.

PHR/SPHR certified professionals will stay current with best practices and earn 12 credit hours through HRCI.


Schedule and Cost

Schedule: Saturdays, October 11, 2014 - November 15, 2014,  9 AM to 12 noon (No class November 1st)

Cost: $499, Registrations received after October 1, 2014 fee is $519.

Registration and More Information

Register online, or for more information contact:

Diane McAloon at dmcaloon@psu.edu or 610-285-5066.

Penn State Lehigh Valley
Continuing Education

2809 Saucon Valley Road
Center Valley, PA 18034-8447

Phone: 610-285-5000
Fax: 610-285-5256


The Penn State Center @ Overlook Park

445 Hanover Avenue
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: 610-841-5330
Fax: 610-841-3310